Select Page

If you are interested in taking dental assistant training in Michigan, we have it covered in deep detail for you. The state of Michigan’s allied health sector is in the middle of a huge growth spurt and and you should that dental assisting is a big part of that!

Find Approved Michigan Dental Assistant Courses Below

Search Dental Assistant Programs

Get information on Dental Assistant programs by entering your zip code and request enrollment information.

Sponsored Search


How to become a dental assistant in Michigan.

Michigan Dentistry Board in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has control over dental professionals across Michigan. Michigan does differentiate between entry level dental assistants that can do basic supportive tasks under the direct supervision of the dentist and a (RDA) Registered Dental Assistant. To become an entry level dental assistant there are no requirements for training or certification in Michigan.

If you want to become an (RDA) Registered Dental Assistant in the state of Michigan, you will have to have graduated from a CODA approved dental assisting course (like the ones we list below), or a graduate from school that is approved by the Michigan Dentistry Board and (LARA). Expanded functions training has to be included in your training program too. after doing that, you will then have to pass the a written and clinical RDA exam from the Michigan Dentistry Board.

CODA Approved Dental Assisting Programs in Michigan

Washtenaw Community College
4800 East Huron River Drive Ann Arbor 48106

Lake Michigan College
2755 East Napier Avenue Benton Harbor 49022

Baker College of Clinton Township
34401 S. Gratiot Avenue Clinton Township 48035

Wayne County Community College District
8200 West Outer Drive Detroit 48219
313-943-4009 x4033

Mott Community College
1401 East Court Street Flint 48503

Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick Street, N.E. Grand Rapids 49503

Northwestern Michigan College
1701 East Front Street Traverse City 49686

Delta College
1961 Delta Road Allied Dental Health Programs University Center 48710

Dental Assistant Job and Pay Outlook in Michigan

Dental assistant growth in Michigan is looking at a 4% growth and the future looks real solid for dental assistants. See what you can expect to make as a salary in dental assisting across Michigan below wit our salary table below.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$12.24$17.76$25.00
Yearly$25,460 $36,940 $52,000
Yearly$25,380 $35,710 $48,160
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MIHourly$15.05$20.98$24.14
Yearly$31,300 $43,630 $50,210
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MIHourly$13.68$20.13$26.44
Yearly$28,460 $41,870 $54,990
Bay City, MIHourly$15.52$18.21$23.32
Yearly$32,290 $37,870 $48,500
Upper PeninsulaHourly$12.63$18.21$23.81
Yearly$26,270 $37,870 $49,520
Northwest Lower PeninsulaHourly$15.02$18.04$22.91
Yearly$31,250 $37,520 $47,660
Jackson, MIHourly$12.00$18.02$22.64
Yearly$24,950 $37,480 $47,100
Lansing-East Lansing, MIHourly$13.49$17.97$23.58
Yearly$28,070 $37,370 $49,050
Battle Creek, MIHourly$12.17$17.51$24.45
Yearly$25,310 $36,410 $50,850
Kalamazoo-Portage, MIHourly$13.48$17.42$22.97
Yearly$28,040 $36,230 $47,790
Ann Arbor, MIHourly$12.71$17.17$23.77
Yearly$26,430 $35,700 $49,430
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan DivisionHourly$10.17$17.15$23.97
Yearly$21,160 $35,670 $49,850
Northeast Lower PeninsulaHourly$12.74$16.98$22.96
Yearly$26,490 $35,310 $47,760
Monroe, MIHourly$11.71$16.89$22.98
Yearly$24,350 $35,140 $47,790
Niles-Benton Harbor, MIHourly$13.09$16.79$22.14
Yearly$27,230 $34,920 $46,040
Balance of Lower PeninsulaHourly$11.86$16.73$19.50
Yearly$24,680 $34,800 $40,560
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MIHourly$11.88$16.17$24.72
Yearly$24,700 $33,620 $51,410
Flint, MIHourly$12.00$15.77$21.31
Yearly$24,960 $32,800 $44,320
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MIHourly$10.64$14.95$19.29
Yearly$22,120 $31,090 $40,120

More Approved Dental Assisting Classes in Michigan

Search Dental Assistant Programs

Get information on Dental Assistant programs by entering your zip code and request enrollment information.

Sponsored Listings