Dental Assistant Programs in Montana

Top Montana Dental Assistant Training Schools

If you wish to become a Dental Assistant in Montana it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited Dental Assisting Program.

Listed below are some of the top Dental Assistant Schools and related programs near you.

Please note: If you wish to view schools in another area, or if you do not see any results below, please use the search widget in the sidebar.

If a career in Dental Assisting strongly appeals to you then there could be no better time to pursue your dreams. The demand for Dental Assistants has been steadily on the increase over the last decade and is projected to grow by 14% over the coming years with an additional 47,000 jobs predicted to be created in the sector between 2016 and 2024.

Choosing a Dental Assistant Program

Take the first step and request information from Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the Schools presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!

Important points to consider when selecting a Dental Assistant School include;

  • Is the School fully accredited?
  • What percentage of graduates are successful in securing their Dental Assisting license in Montana or their chosen State?
  • How long does the program last or take to complete?
  • How much of the course will be classroom based, online, lab based and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
  • Does the School have good lab facilities and other resources to support your studies?
  • Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
  • Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?

Montana Dental Assisting License Requirements

Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Montana law that you obtain a license to work as a Dental Assistant there. The Montana Board of Dentistry governs the licensing of Dental Assistants in Montana. You can contact the Board directly using the contact details below:

Phone: (406) 444-6880

Dental Assistant Salary in Montana

The average Dental Assistant salary in Montana is $34,230. This represents an hourly wage of $16.46. Dental Assistants in Montana earn 7.3% less than the national average. Dental Assistants in New Hampshire earn the most of all Dental Assistants in the USA with an average salary of $45,480.

In 2015 there where 1,180 persons employed as Dental Assistants in the State.

Get Started Today!

Get started today and take the first steps towards your new career by reaching out to Dental Assistant Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your details in the box below to receive information on the best Dental Assisting programs in your area. It’s fast and it’s free!

Related Healthcare Careers

The table below compares key data for Dental Assistants with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Montana;

CareerNumber EmployedSalary
Dental Assistants1,180$34,230
Physician Assistants440$97,030
Respiratory Therapists360$52,660
Dental Hygienists780$68,510
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers200$71,800
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics600$30,440
Pharmacy Technicians1,170$33,390
Surgical Technologists420$44,930
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians410$30,120
Home Health Aides1,090$22,500
Nursing Assistants5,970$25,200
Occupational Therapy Assistants70$51,040
Physical Therapist Assistants170$44,820
Massage Therapists170$34,670
Medical Assistants1,150$31,240
Medical Transcriptionists320$31,660



Montana is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Montana has several nicknames, although none official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place".
Area: 147,040 sq mi
Population: 1,042,520
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