Dear Student,

Thank you so much for your interest in TMIKY – The Medical Institute of Kentucky. I, along with our instructors, look forward to welcoming you to our innovative and unique programs. We offer programs designed to give you the skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.

We offer this opportunity from the perspective of experienced professionals in an engaging learning environment. While we will seek to give you exposure to a wide range of techniques, materials, and knowledge, we will focus on the skills that employers see as “core necessities” for starting a job right away.


Job opportunities for qualified candidates are readily available in today’s marketplace. While no one can guarantee job placement, many industries are currently facing a shortage of trained candidates. With our programs, you will be equipped to start your new exciting career with an eye on future opportunities.

Our enrollment process is easy and we will guide you every step of the way.

Are you ready to change your life?


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Cost & Payment Options

✔ Up to $2,000 in Scholarships
✔ If Eligible, No Payments While in School!

The cost for the 16 Week Dental Assistant Program (Available Online or In-Person) is $8,800 and many students utilize our financing options.


There are a limited number of seats available in each class. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

School Loans and Other Payment Options

A variety of flexible payment plans and tuition financing options have been established to help students receive a quality yet affordable education. Ask a TMIKY representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.

Applicants should schedule an appointment with an admissions representative. After completing the application, the admissions representative will assist you in a tour of the school and provide information on payment options and resources available while assisting you with your career choice.

Program Start Times

At TMIKY we know you are busy and have a lot going on, that’s one of the reasons we have open enrollment.

In-Person programs start daily and our online programs start every Monday.

Ready to change your life?

Career Description

The Dental Assistant performs many tasks, ranging from patient care to record keeping in a general dental office under the direct supervision of the Dentist. Expanded Duties Dental Assistants are able to perform multiple functions such as placing fillings, sealants, and fabricating crowns and bridges for the patient. Dental Assistants work in general or specialty dental practices such as Orthodontics, Endodontics, and Periodontics offices.

Career Opportunities

According to the Department of Labor, The overall employment of Dental Assistants is expected to increase by 11 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average. Ongoing research linking oral health and general health will likely continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services. Dentists will continue to hire more dental assistants to complete routine tasks, allowing the dentist to see more patients in their practice.

Course Description

The Dental Assistant program will provide knowledge in dental terminology, sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment areas, tooth surfaces, performing dental labs, and more.


The Dental Assistant program student will complete instructional and laboratory procedures for a period of up to 16 weeks with the clinical competencies completed under direct supervision of a campus instructor. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a program certificate of completion. Courses may not be taken in a consecutive 16 weeks depending on enrollment date.


In conjunction with dentists and other healthcare personnel, the student will complete up to, but not limited to 80 hours of observation/externship, during the course, under direct supervision. The student will obtain hands-on experience in both the clinical and administrative areas of dental assisting.

Program Objectives

  • Basic knowledge of dental anatomy, charting and odontology.

  • Basic Charting terminology, common charting symbols, surfaces of the teeth and numbering systems.

  • Tooth development stages and abnormalities.

  • Importance of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  • Properly sit chairside and assist in four handed dentistry.

  • Learn responsibilities of an EDDA (Expanded Duty Dental Assistant).

  • Identify and learn proper handling and transfer of dental instruments, sterilization techniques.

  • Safety measures & monitoring N2O on a patient and with general sedation use.



To schedule a tour please call the campus nearest you or email [email protected]

Bowling Green

944 Fields Dr. #103
Bowling Green, KY 42104


101 Magnet Drive Ste 120
Elizabethtown, KY 42701


6900 Houston Rd. Bldg 500 Ste. #10
Florence, KY 41042


130 Hammond Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


2720 Old Rosebud Rd. #230
Lexington, KY 40509


41 Old Pond Rd.
London, KY 40741