Classes Saturday 8AM-5PM
(770) 687-7940

Course Outline

Female dentist teaching boy how to brush teeth in the dentists cRequirements for Graduation

Students must complete the following (including course outline provided below) to receive Certificate of Completion:

  • 5-6 hours of homework/week
  • 9 weeks of class (Every Saturday) Students MUST attend all 9 classes
  • 40 hours of externship after program completion
  • A passing grade of 75 must be achieved in all written and clinical exams in order to receive Certificates of Completion



1. Dental Terminology

Dental Anatomy
Tooth Numbering

2. Hygiene

Parental Interview
Caries Risk Assessment
Oral Hygiene Instructions
Fluoride Application

3. Sterilization

Instrument Nomenclature and Identification
Instrument and Equipment Sterilization
Room setup and disinfection breakdown
Handpiece Care and Maintenance

4. Radiology

X-Ray Theories and Techniques
Digital Panoramic, BW, and Periapical Exposure Methods
X-Ray Safety

5. Impressions

Taking Impressions
Pour Up Impressions
Trim and Mark Models

6. Behavior Management

Tell, Show, Do
Assistant Passive Restraint

7. Four-Handed Dentistry

Chair-Side Assisting
Instrument Passing
Rubber Dam Placement
Matrix, Wedge Placement
Amalgam procedures
Etch and Bond Composite Procedures
Fit Stainless Steel Crowns/Bands
Medicaments – Dycal, Glass Ionomer, IRM, ZOE, Cements

8. Jurisprudence

Georgia Dental Assistant Rules
Ethics and the Law
Patient Records