All About Dental Assistants

All About Dental Assistants

Are you interested in starting an exciting new career in the dental field? Considering dental assistant training in Atlanta? At AS4U Career Center in Alpharetta, GA we are proud to offer flexible, affordable and convenient dental assistant courses. Contact us today to get started on your new career.

What Do Dental Assistants Do?

Prior to enrolling in dental assistant school, it might be best to understand what exactly your new career will consist of. Responsibilities you can expect as a dental assistant include:

  • Preparing exam rooms prior to appointments.
  • Cleaning exam rooms after appointments.
  • Sterilizing dental instruments.
  • Organizing equipment and materials in exam rooms.
  • Showing patients to the exam rooms.
  • Assisting during treatments by handing materials and instruments.
  • Using suction hoses during treatments.
  • Discussing dental hygiene with patients.
  • Processing x-rays.
  • Assist with front-office tasks.
  • Assist with any insurance, billing or payment tasks.

Does this sound like a rewarding career for you? Contact AS4U Career Center today to enroll in our dental assistant program.

How Much Do Dental Assistants Make?

In Georgia, dental assistants can earn between $21,157 and $41,565 yearly. There are however many factors such as location, experience and the practice you work at. For exact salaries in your area, looking online for dental assistant jobs can be an excellent way of getting an idea.

Dental Assistant Job Outlook

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 25% by 2022. This growth rate is much faster than the average for other occupations. As more research points to the importance of preventive dentistry, this should continue to increase.

Becoming a Dental Assistant in Atlanta

Interested in starting your new career as a dental assistant? At AS4U Career Center we are proud to offer convenient class times, hands-on dental experience, small class sizes and an education which covers multiple dental specialties. Start our 8 week dental assistant program today for as low as $78 a month!

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