A tradition of dental assisting career success

The AIDA Difference

What sets American Institute of Dental Assisting apart? Our connection to the dental industry.


Dr. Eldon Hastings, a prominent practicing dentist, recognized a need in the dental industry. As the employer of many dental assistants, he consistently saw dental assisting graduates enter his office without the necessary experience to provide excellent care. In response, he founded AIDA to provide real-world, hands-on training so aspiring dental assistants can learn the skills they need before they enter the field.

The AIDA Way

Real Doctors. Real Patients, Real Experience.
Our program is the ONLY dental assisting school in Arizona that offers you relevant, real-world training in your schedule to equip you for the modern workplace. Learn directly from licensed dentists, training you in a working dental clinic on actual people, never dental dummies.

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AIDA Program Benefits

Our State-Of-The-Art Campuses

Our award winning school is matched by our state-of-the-art campuses, operated for the exclusive use of our students. Picture yourself at AIDA by visiting our Phoenix or Mesa locations

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