Dental Front Office Administrator

Administrative dental assistants work in dental offices greeting patients and handling scheduling, insurance and patient billing. Other duties may include medical records management and accounts receivable and reimbursement management. Hours are generally standard daytime with some evening and weekend flexibility depending on the facility.


Occupational Requirements



Information Unique to the Training

Training includes practice using dental software in a computer lab.


Courses to Complete

  • Prerequisites
  • Core Courses
    AHE-254 Dental Front Office Administration

Approximate Number of Hours

36 hours


Approximate Training Cost*



Licensure/Certification Earned



Related Continuing Education Courses

AHE-453 Introduction to Dental Assisting
AHE-067 Oral Radiography
AHE-046 CPR Health Care Provider/BLS
AHE-099 Expanded Functions: General Chairside


Estimated Hourly Wage**
$15 - 17/hr.


*Unless noted, the cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.

For information about the Dental Hygiene A.A. transfer degree program to the University of Maryland, call the Admissions office at 410-386-8430.

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