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Become a Dental Assistant in Georgia - GA

In Georgia, dental assistant training is typically done on-the-job. However, to become a Registered Dental Assistant in Georgia, certification is needed. These programs typically last 9-12 months. The following are the recommended steps to this profession.

  1. Be 18 complete a high school education or GED.
  2. Complete a CPR course.
  3. Select an accredited dental assistant program or on the job training as your primary means of education. There is no set education or training requirements to become a dental assistant in the state of Georgia.
  4. Continue to educate yourself in the field of dentistry. Many dental offices will offer reimbursement for continuing education courses.

Georgia Dental Assistant Associations


Georgia Board of Dentistry – The dental board sets and defines the standards for licensing and practicing dentistry in the state of Georgia.

http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/dentistry/

Georgia Dental Association – This professional dental association prides itself on 150 years of promoting and upholding dental professionals in the state of Georgia to the highest standards of dental care through advocacy, education, and professionalism.

http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/dentistry/

Dental Assistant Schools