Dental Assisting

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Dental Assisting

As ongoing research continues to link oral health and general health, the demand for preventive dental services increases. Gwinnett Tech's Dental Assisting program trains you to care for patients in dental offices, preparing them for dental treatments. At GTC, you'll learn chair-side and laboratory procedures, dental office management, patient education and more. 

Gwinnett Tech's Dental Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and the American Dental Association (ADA).

View the fact sheet for Dental Assisting.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Attend one of our monthly information sessions to learn more. View the schedule

Information on gainful employment: Dental Assisting 

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    There are no degrees available for this program.


    • Dental Assisting


    • Basic Dental Assisting

    • Advanced Dental Assisting

    Continuing Ed

    • CPR

  • Lea Anna Harding
    Program Director, Dental Assisting
    Phil Klein
    Dean of Health Sciences
  • Dental assistant opportunities are available at private dental offices, dental schools, hospital dental departments, state and local public health departments, private dental clinics, dental clinics of the U.S. Public Health Services, the veterans administration and the armed forces.

  • Dental Assisting Advisory Committee - 2016

    Maureen Audy, CDA
    Chartier Dental Group

    Jeannine Craddock, EDDA
    Buford Dental Clinic

    Erik Belinfante, DMD
    Atl. Oral & Fac. Surgery

    Jennie Fleming, RDH
    Gwinnett Dental Clinics

    Tom Geoghegan, DDS
    Duluth Dental Services

    Jaslyn Diaz Jenosa, EDDA
    Atl. Oral & Fac. Surgery

    Van Jenosa, EDDA
    Andronica Dental

    Clarence Kegler, DDS
    Artistic Smiles

    Adell King, EDDA
    Great Expressions

    Michael J. Long, DDS
    Michael J. Long, DDS

    Paul E. Pafford, DMD
    Paul E. Pafford, DMD

    Brian D. Vancil, DMD
    Mall of GA Dentistry

    LaToya Wallace, CDA, RDH
    Innovative Smiles

    Amy Weaver, CDA
    Gwinnett Tech