Career Paths – Ballston Spa, NY

The Sky Is
The Limit

One of the best things about learning to be a dental assistant is that it will give you access to a wide array of career paths within dentistry. After we teach you the basics, it’s really up to you how much you want to advance. We simply provide you with a strong foundation here so you can enter the dental world, but from there, there are many ways you can move up.


Yes, right out of our school you will be able to work as an assistant in most general dental practices in New York. On a daily basis you may organize & sanitize instruments, assist the doctor, check in patients, and perform administrative duties. Basically, you are the Swiss Army knife of the practice so you will get lots of variety, and no two days will be the same.


So, a rewarding career in dentistry might begin as a chairside assistant or working at the front desk in administration. But from there, you are only limited by your ambition, willingness to work hard and the goals you set. With this important foundation and a certificate from Adirondack Dental Assisting School, you can pursue meaningful jobs in Pediatric dentistry, a Periodontal practice, an Endodontic office or even a career in dental sales or practice management. This is your story to write and you are the star of your story, so the sky truly is the limit!