GSDS Offers:

• Career in healthcare in only 10 weeks

• Affordable tuition

• Curriculum to fit your learning style

• Working with Atlanta’s Top Dentists

• Rolling admission

• Personal mentorship

• Small class sizes

• Hands-on-training

• Career placement preparation

• GSDS hosted event

• Refresher classes for GSDS graduates

• New, innovative Dental Assisting program

• Stable & Flexible career in the Healthcare field

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Flexible Class Schedules

We understand that no one’s schedule is quite the same and there are some responsibilities that you just can’t shake. That’s why we offer flexible class schedules to make it possible for you to achieve your education on your own terms. GSDS offers flexible class schedule options to make it possible for you to achieve your education on your own terms. When new students submit applications for admission and are accepted, they can start their flexible program in as soon as two weeks.

 

Class Formats offered

On-Site – At GSDS, you will receive hands on training in a real dental office with state of the art equipment taught by industry professionals in a private dental assisting program.

 

Course length

10-week courses: We offer a standard 10-week course schedule.

 

Class Schedules

At GSDS, we offer lecture courses on Saturday and hands on trainings are held at various times during the weekdays. 

 

Class Hours

Lectures: 9 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Saturdays

Clinical: Flexible times, Monday – Friday

 

Class Location

4720 Lower Roswell Rd. 
Marietta, GA 30068

Advanced Dental Assisting Course Outline

Dental Theory and Terminology
Course will  cover an overall introduction to the dental field. Review of key terminology, equipment, instrument, and understanding the depth of knowledge needed to become a professional dental assistant.

Dental Instruments & Basic Assisting
Course will cover the basic procedures in the dental assisting. Students will learn how to assist using four handed dentistry technique, understanding the importance of proper infection control and sterilization.  This lecture and clinical studies will also focus on the duties of a Hygiene Assistant.

Radiology
Course will cover theoretical and hands on training to enable the students to competently expose dental radiographs. Discussions will include the health, safety and welfare of both the operator and the patient.

Dental Material
Course will cover different cements, bonding agents, and other restorative material used in general dentistry.

Dental Emergency & CPR
Course will train and provide CPR Certification, as well as review of other dental emergencies that may occur within a dental office.

Restorative Dentistry
Course will concentrate on the material and instruments used in Restorative Dentistry. Discussions will cover different classifications of restorative treatments and what material is needed for each procedure.

Prosthodontics
Course will cover in depth the treatments, material and instruments used in fixed and removable prosthodontics. the Lecture and clinical training will cover duties of an assistant during crown, bridge, and partials procedures.

Endodontic
Course will cover in depth the material, instruments, and treatment process used in Endodontics treatment. the lecture will cover proper setup and placement of rubber dam; the size of rotary instruments; and how properly mix the different material needed in a root canal treatments.

Oral Surgery
Course will cover basics of assisting during a surgical treatment. The Lecture will cover proper suction, retraction, and instrument handling by an assistant during a surgical procedure.

Office Administrative & Resume Building
Course will concentrate on developing habits of personal success. Emphasis will be placed on assessing qualifications, developing a job search network, preparing resumes, cover letters, and applications, and successful interviewing strategies and follow up.