The Advanced Dental Assisting certificate provides students with advanced level training for employment in today’s dental offices. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop and reinforce advanced dental assisting skills including expanded duties as required by the Georgia Board of Dentistry, oral pathology, dental practice and office management skills and a review and preparation for the Dental Assisting National Board Certification Exam. Graduates of the program receive an Advanced Dental Assisting certificate, an expanded duties certificate and are eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board Certification Exam. This program is only offered full-time, during the day. This certificate does not qualify for Federal financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements.
Students applying to this program must be accepted into the Dental Assisting diploma program.
Private dental offices, dental schools, hospital dental departments, state and local public health departments, private dental clinics, dental clinics of the U.S. Public Health Service, the Veterans Administration and the Armed Forces