What is the average pay for Dental Assisting?

Dental Assistants on average make just over $40,000 yearly. The salary varies on location, specialty, and employer.

How can I enroll in your school?

You can enroll by filling out a preregistration form on our REGISTRATION page or by scheduling a tour. Please call (678) 819-3919. 

How many classes are offered per year?

Dental Staff School offers class 4 times a year: January, March, July, and September. 

Why should I become a Dental Assistant?

The dental field is projected to grow exponentially, 8.4%, from the years 2021-2031. That is faster than the average for all occupations! With job security as an ever present high on the list, rest assured you will always be able to find a job in the dental field. Most dental offices offer benefits, PTO, insurance, nights and weekends off, incentive bonuses, and the ease of knowing you are a part of a team. 

Do you offer financing options?

We offer a number of financing options ranging from governmental assistance, loans, to flexible payment plans for self-pay students. You can visit the INDIVIDUALIZED PAYMENT OPTIONS tab to acquire more information or call (678) 819-3919 to speak to our admissions representatives. 

Do you offer job placement?

Yes! Job placement assistance is available to ALL students in good standing with the school. Dentists and dental offices contact our program when looking for qualified Dental Assistant graduates. We also continually contact local dentists to notify them of upcoming graduating classes. Furthermore, we will assist you in perfecting your resume, practicing interviewing techniques, and in networking.

What are the qualifications needed to take your program?

To enroll and attend our Dental Assisting program you will need to provide 2 forms of identification, proof of completion of highschool (GED or transcript), and be at least 18 years of age or older. NO PREREQUISITES are required. 

For those without a high school diploma we offer a straightforward “ability to benefit” exam that is state approved for entrance to the program. High school seniors can take the course with parent’s permission.