Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
The Air Force has over 300,000 Airmen, along with their families, posted around the world, and they all receive top-notch dental care free of charge. While Air Force dentists lead care facilities, Dental Assistants are right there with them, assisting in everything from simple exams to oral surgery. The health of the Air Force family is one of our top priorities, and this is one way you can work to ensure it's the best it can be.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Dental Assistant technical training:
School location: Ft. Sam Houston [TX]
Length of course: 48 days
College degree earned: Dental Assisting
College credits earned: 17