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Your Future Starts Here

Start Your Dental Assisting Career Today

At Louisiana Dental Institute, our 12-week program is all you need to propel yourself into this exciting healthcare career. Our program includes 96 hours of lecture and hands-on clinical training that allows us to offer comprehensive training at a fraction of the cost of other schools.

And the best part, we are the official school of PeachTree Dental, PeachTree For Kids and Snaggle Dental. We have 7 locations in Monroe, West Monroe, Ruston and Jonesboro and we provide externships for eligible students at these locations upon graduation.


• PeachTree Dental externship and job placement program.
• You could have a new career in as little as 12 weeks.
• Our cost is low in comparison to other dental assisting schools.
• Multiple payment options including custom plans unlike other schools.
• Small class sizes (we have fewer students per instructor).
• Convenient Saturday classes– (so you can work while in school).


Louisiana Dental Institute is the official school of PeachTree Dental, PeachTree For Kids and Snaggle Dental. We offer a 40-hour Externship Program to eligible students that provides real-world experiences they need to become confident and skilled dental assistants. The externship portion of our course allows our students the opportunity to work under the direct guidance of experienced dental professionals in one of our 7 dental offices in North Louisiana.

Download Our Free Ebook Dental Assisting: A Complete Career Guide

This ebook will provide you with answers to your questions about starting a career in Dental Assisting while giving you a practical guide on how to choose the right Dental Assisting School.

What You’ll Learn


The Dental Assisting Profession


Oral Health & Prevention of Dental Disease


Patient Information & Assessment


Dental Materials


Assisting in Comprehensive Dental Care I


Dental Administration & Communication Skills

Applicant Requirements

• Have a high school diploma or GED
• Have a government-issued photo ID
• Submit an Application for Admission through the website, in person or by mail.
• Schedule a tour of our training facility and meet the team.
• Score a 14 or better on the Wonderlic assessment.
• Make a down payment two weeks prior to class start date
• Payment is not required to apply.

Tuition: Choose a plan that fits your needs

Payment Plan
Total Cost
Down Payment
Paid in Full
Option 2
Option 3

*None of these plans work for you? That’s OK! Contact us to inquire about a customized payment plan.


Our school is fully equipped with all the technology and equipment you need to learn the skills necessary for your career. Our main facility is fitted with 16 treatments rooms with digital radiography and dental imaging software, a modern classroom with a large reception area, and an on-site dental lab.

Dental Assistant

Register for Our Next Webinar

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Aug 23, 2020, 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting click on the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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After Graduation

  • Students who graduate from Louisiana Dental Institute will receive their Dental Assistant Certificate of Completion from our school.
  • Students will receive their BLS (CPR) Certification.
  • Students will receive their X-Ray Certification.
  • Upon successful completion of our Dental Assistant program and Louisiana Dental Institute’s 40 – hour externship, qualified students will have the opportunity for direct employment with PeachTree Dental (Monroe, West Monroe and Ruston), PeachTree For Kids (Monroe and Ruston) and Snaggle Dental (West Monroe).
2204 Forsythe Ave
Monroe, LA 71201

Office Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Classes Held
Saturday: 8AM to 5PM