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A wise person once said, “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.”

At Dental Assisting 101, we believe that everyone deserves a chance to enjoy a career doing what they love. Unfortunately, many men and women in Georgia settle for soulless, thankless jobs with no upward mobility. If you are stuck in a job just to pay the bills, your opportunity to make a change and build a better life is here.

Unlike traditional colleges, we offer our students an expedited pathway to success through a hands-on educational approach where students learn by doing. One of the best ways to secure your future and set yourself up for success is to learn from the best. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you enroll in our dental assisting school in Alpharetta, GA. We pride ourselves on having one of the most effective dental assisting courses in the state, where most students find a position within 60 days of graduation.

When it comes to decisions, choosing a new career path is one of the most important of your life. It’s not an easy choice, and it can be even harder to juggle your current responsibilities while you study and attend class. That is why we offer both in-person and online course structures, focusing on teaching practical skills that you will use every day as a dental assistant. When you choose Assisting 101, you can rest easy knowing you won’t spend valuable time trying to discern complicated lectures or irrelevant tasks. Instead, you will learn crucial skills that will set you apart from your peers and help you begin a new life-changing career in the dental industry.

When you enroll in our dental assisting school, you will reap the benefits of:

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Choosing Your Dental Assisting Course in Alpharetta, GA

At Assisting 101, students have their choice of two unique dental assisting programs in Alpharetta. Both programs consist of 78 hours of lecture and 48 hours of in-depth, hands-on training at one of the best dental offices in metro Atlanta. Both programs allow students to build a career in dentistry with the help of real dentists and dental assistants.

Students can choose from two different course programs:
on-site and online.

Online Dental Assistant Course

Our online program is ideal for those students that like to complete training at their own pace. If you are an eager student willing to study every day and want to complete this program in as little as one month, you can do so. However, if you would like to take more time to manage other life responsibilities, you have the choice of completing this course in less than six months.

When you choose our online dental assisting course, you will have the opportunity to:

Online Program

10 online academic sessions equal to 78 hours of academic lectures and 30 hours of hands on training.

On-Site Dental Assistant Course

Our on-site dental assisting program is perfect for students who do not have to travel long distances to our facility or need to “rush” to complete the course.

This program is more in line with a traditional college experience and gives students the opportunity to:

On-Site Program

This program is the traditional 10 week long program that will consist of in office-lectures and training on Saturdays from 9 am till 5 pm.

Why Choose a Career in the Dental Industry?

According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is expected to grow 11% over the next 10 years – faster than the average job growth of many other industries. New and ongoing evidence suggests an important link between a person’s overall health and their oral health. Because of this, demand for dental-related services is expected to stay strong for years to come. Dental offices in Georgia and other states must meet this projected demand. As such, the need for trained dental assistants will continue to grow.

As Baby Boomers grow older and as more men and women practice good oral hygiene, the need to treat and maintain one’s teeth will lead to an increased need for quality dental care. Over the next decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that nearly 24,000 new dental assisting jobs will be created. That means the future is bright for any student who has been educated through our dental assisting courses in Alpharetta.

Quick Facts About Dental Assistant Careers Over the Next 10 Years

What Does a Dental Assistant Do?

As a professional dental assistant, you will be tasked with managing a wide range of administrative and clinical responsibilities at a dental office. Dental assistants play a crucial role in the day-to-day workflow involved in a dental practice. They work alongside hygienists and dentists to provide patients with the highest quality oral care in the state of Georgia.

Common dental assistant job duties may include:

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Why Attend a Dental Assisting School in Alpharetta, GA?

They say the best way to predict the future is to create it, and that is exactly what you will be doing when you enroll at Assisting 101. We believe in getting our students ready for a lifelong career, not just a job that pays the bills. When you attend our award-winning dental assisting school, you are investing in a future rich with opportunity.

Unlike other workers who choose not to attend school for legitimate training, our students enjoy a quick start in a vibrant job market where financial and personal growth are common.  When you become a dental assistant after graduation, you will have confidence knowing you are well-prepared for a life-changing career.

Here are some of the most common reasons why our students say they choose to attend our dental assisting school:

 

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Work in an Ever-Growing Industry

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that job growth for dental assistants is growing at a faster rate than most other industries. This bodes well for our students, who will have job security as they navigate the workforce. In a time where many jobs are being replaced by robotics and other technological advances, the skills that you learn at Assisting 101 can help you for the rest of your life.

Ability to Make a Difference

When you are a dental assistant, you plan a crucial role in your dental office. But as an ambassador of the profession, you also help educate patients about the benefits of good oral hygiene. Given the ties between heart health and oral health, you are making more of a difference than you might realize.

Fulfilling Balance Between Life and Work

The work/life balance in the U.S is a problem. Spending every waking hour at the office instead of home with family can be draining at best and depressing at worst. Unlike other professionals, dental assistants typically enjoy normal working hours during the business week. That means they have more free time to dedicate to their children and families.

Opportunity for Professional Growth

When students graduate from Assisting 101 and accept a job as a dental assistant, many choose to make it their lifelong career. For others, the role of dental assistant is just the beginning – a steppingstone to a role with more responsibility. After only a few years as a dental assistant in Alpharetta, the chance to become a manager or supervisor will become much more likely. The sky is the limit!

The Time for Change is Now

Assisting 101 was founded on the concept of helping individuals through our unique and enhanced training programs to achieve a more rewarding career in a professional environment. If you’re fed up with being fed up and are ready to start fresh with a clean slate, contact us today at (678) 888-5198. We would be happy to tell you more about our school, our courses, and our class schedule.
If you’re craving a happy career and happy life, the time for a change is now.

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Georgia family of six sells home, crosses continent to encourage church planters

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Kevin and Casey Kilgore had what most would consider normal lives. Kevin had served as an associate pastor at Northside Baptist Church in Tifton, Ga., for 14 years. They had four daughters, all in public schools, a mortgage – and a cat.The Kilgores imagined spending the rest of their lives serving the Tifton community.But then God said go. So, the family of six sold their home, their vehicles and most of...

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Kevin and Casey Kilgore had what most would consider normal lives. Kevin had served as an associate pastor at Northside Baptist Church in Tifton, Ga., for 14 years. They had four daughters, all in public schools, a mortgage – and a cat.

The Kilgores imagined spending the rest of their lives serving the Tifton community.

But then God said go.

So, the family of six sold their home, their vehicles and most of their possessions. They bought a fifth-wheel RV in August 2021 and took off across North America, encouraging church planters in the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) send cities. As they’ve visited church planters, they’ve grown more and more excited about how God is using Southern Baptists.

“We love what God is doing through Southern Baptists in North America,” Kevin Kilgore said. “We want to be a mouthpiece and to share with churches what NAMB is doing and how they can be a part of it.”

Less than 18 months later, the Kilgores have visited 42 of 50 U.S. states. They have been to 27 of NAMB’s send cities, and they aren’t finished yet. They’ve encouraged more than 125 church planters.

Like many others, 2020 shook up the lives of the Kilgore family. On top of all the changes everyone experienced that year, the family’s beloved pastor, Northside’s Fred Evers, passed away after a yearlong battle with cancer. They were heartbroken at the loss of their pastor, and they also knew that the church would experience a profound season of change. So, the family began asking, what’s next?

Through his ministry at Northside, Kevin had frequently worked with Send Network church planters through NAMB. One day, while perusing the NAMB website, some statistics caught his eye, particularly about how challenging church planting can be for planter families.

“It was clear that discouragement is a big part of that picture,” said Kevin, who considers encouragement one of his spiritual gifts. “I just really became burdened for the church planters, and I asked God, ‘Well, yes, I have this burden, but what can I do about it? What can we as a family do about that particular issue?’”

That’s when God began to give Kevin a vision for Through the Eyes of Our Tribe, the ministry the family started to encourage North American church planters. Casey sensed the same call.

In each city they visit, the Kilgores connect with church planters beforehand. Always looking for tangible ways to serve church planters, they often take a planter’s family out for a meal. They pray for them. Sometimes, they participate in ministry activities to support the church plant. A few times, God has led them to meet specific needs in the planting family’s life or in the life of their church.

For example, a church planter told the family last October that he’d like to be able to pass out full-sized candy bars with information about the church to trick or treaters in the neighborhood. The Kilgores created an Amazon wish list of candy bars, shared it through social media, and they met the need. The family did something similar last summer to help a church plant with a backpack outreach prior to the start of the school year.

“Encouragement for us looks different in each situation,” Casey said. “I think the bottom line is just spending the time with the planter and his family, getting to know them. Then out of that, we get all kinds of different opportunities for connection.”

The family also visits a church plant each Sunday. Sometimes, they take the pastor out for lunch afterwards. The experience has opened their eyes to the many unique expressions of church among Southern Baptist church plants.

“It has been very interesting to see the experiences of people in other parts of our country. The way church is done in South Georgia where I’m from is so different from the way church is done in Utah, California or New York,” said 16-year-old Chloe Kilgore. “However, there is one thing that is constant everywhere we have been; God is working.”

The Kilgores said they’ve had a number of highlights in the past 16 months. They’ve particularly enjoyed opportunities when they have been able to work together as a family to serve church planters and their communities. A favorite memory is their older daughters babysitting for church planters in Pittsburgh so the parents could have a much-needed night out. They have also served together at a fall festival in New York City and helped paint a church building and build its staircase in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans.

After spending the holidays in Georgia in 2022, the Kilgore family had the chance to travel to Alpharetta in early January 2023 and meet NAMB personnel, including president Kevin Ezell.

“I was so glad to recently hear firsthand about the Kilgore family’s travels throughout North America to visit our missionaries,” Ezell said. “Kevin and Casey are a remarkable couple, and what they are doing has meant so much to our church planters and their families. Their story reminds all of us of the sacrifices our missionaries are making and how important it is for us to remember them, pray for them and find ways to encourage them.”

Kevin Kilgore said the past 16 months have taught him much about his relationship with God, most importantly how God provides when you step out in faith.

“Oftentimes, you don’t know where things are going long-term. You don’t know exactly where the support is going to come from,” Kevin said. “But as you take steps, and God confirms that call, God shows up. It just builds that faith more and more as you go along. That’s been a recurring theme, as we’ve been on the road and God has provided and made a way for us to do the ministry that He’s called us to do.”

To follow the ministry of the Kilgore family and to find more information about how individuals and churches can support their ministry, visit throughtheeyesofourtribe.com.

(EDITOR’S NOTE – Tobin Perry is a freelance writer with more than 20 years of writing experience with Southern Baptist organizations. He can be reached at TobinPerry.com. This article originally appeared in the December issue of the Biblical Recorder magazine.)

Multi-Lingual Real Estate Advisors Provide Valuable Services

Bi-Lingual Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton and Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta Real Estate Advisors Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk. Hola! Bonjour! Guten Tag! Hej! Szia! Hey y’all! Greater Atlanta is home to numerous international businesses and residents, and its growing cosmopolitan reputation is reflected in the friendly greetings heard across the region. Newcomers to the area benefit from professionals who understand their culture and speak their language, especially when navigating something as imp...

Bi-Lingual Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton and Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta Real Estate Advisors Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk.

Hola! Bonjour! Guten Tag! Hej! Szia! Hey y’all! Greater Atlanta is home to numerous international businesses and residents, and its growing cosmopolitan reputation is reflected in the friendly greetings heard across the region. Newcomers to the area benefit from professionals who understand their culture and speak their language, especially when navigating something as important and personal as buying or selling a home.

Shirley Gary, owner and CEO of Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton, has a number of real estate professionals on her team who successfully combine the company’s international expertise with local knowledge on her team. “Engel & Völkers is a leading global service company, with over 1,000 locations in more than 30 countries. At the same time, our advisors have deep understanding of the local market, making them ideally suited to help international clients navigate the complexities of buying and selling a home in and around Greater Atlanta. Several of our advisors have lived in other countries, providing them with a global perspective, which is invaluable,” Gary said.

Several advisors within Gary’s two shops speak one or more languages in addition to English. They include:

Rita Ascher -- Hungarian

Albert Bejar -- Spanish

Zoya Fleisher -- Russian

Nandie Gibbons -- Afrikaans and German

Sara Kuzecki -- Hebrew and Spanish

Nicole Maybin -- Spanish

Claudia Milsap -- German

Ramone Ostolaza -- Spanish

Marco Patrie – Mandarin, Spanish and Danish

Heather Seay -- Spanish

“Buying and selling a home is challenging for most people,” said Gary. “Imagine trying to do it when you are not fluent in the local language and perhaps not familiar with the area where you plan to live. Working with a global company that can match you with a real estate advisor who understands your culture and can answer all of your questions in your own language is a tremendous benefit to our clients.”

About Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton

Shirley Gary is owner and CEO of Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton. She opened her own firm, About Sales Inc., in 2007, and in 2013 it became Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta, one of the global brand’s first metro Atlanta locations. Gary opened her second Engel & Völkers office, Engel & Völkers Atlanta North Fulton, in Alpharetta in 2018. Since that time, Gary and her team of associates have expanded their expertise in both general brokerage and new homes sales to more than $300 million annually, and won numerous awards and accolades for their success and leadership in the industry. www.buckheadatlanta.evrealestate.com, www.atlantanorthfulton.evrealestate.com

U.S. Deaf National Teams Kick Off 2023 Under U.S. Soccer Supervision

Men’s and Women’s Deaf National Teams Start Prep for Fall’s World Deaf Championships in MalaysiaCHICAGO (Jan. 17, 2023) – The U.S. Deaf Soccer National Teams are kicking off the new year with a joint training camp in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. from Jan. 12-17. It’s the first event for the Women’s Deaf NT under U.S. Soccer supervision and the second for the Men’s Deaf NT after two July friendly matches against England in Rome, Ga.Both Deaf NTs are preparing for this fall&rsquo...

Men’s and Women’s Deaf National Teams Start Prep for Fall’s World Deaf Championships in Malaysia

CHICAGO (Jan. 17, 2023) – The U.S. Deaf Soccer National Teams are kicking off the new year with a joint training camp in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. from Jan. 12-17. It’s the first event for the Women’s Deaf NT under U.S. Soccer supervision and the second for the Men’s Deaf NT after two July friendly matches against England in Rome, Ga.

Both Deaf NTs are preparing for this fall’s Deaf World Championships, set for Sept. 20-Oct. 8 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

GOALKEEPERS (2): Erik Jaspers (Saratoga Springs, Utah), Eric Setzer (Middleston, Md.)

DEFENDERS (8): Kevin Fitzpatrick (Hopatcong, N.J.), William Frentz (Goshen, Ky.), Arthur Goncalves (San Carlos, Calif.), Luke Haubruge (San Marcos, Calif.) Edwin Perry (Dellwood, Minn.), Josh Rodriguez (Tampa, Fla.), Tyler Stack (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Sean Stoeppel (Brookfield, Conn.)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Braden Anderson (Boise, Idaho), Dawson Anderson (Boise, Idaho), Brian Espanto (Tacoma, Wash.), Nathan Fandino (Orlando, Fla.), Tate Lancaster (Overland Park, Kan.), Jullian Mitchell (Miami, Fla.), Raul Silva (San Diego, Calif.)

FORWARDS (5): Aiden Burns (Cornwall, N.Y.), Kelly Grant (St. Louis, Mo.), Chad Johnson (Los Angeles, Calif.), JP Kanashiro (Lorton, Va.), Tristan Torbett (Asheville, N.C.)

GOALKEEPERS (2): Taegan Frandsen (Centerville, Utah), Ella Sheridan (Dallas, Texas)

DEFENDERS (7): Sydney Andrews (Wichita, Kan.), Beth Barbiers (Atlanta, Ga.), Gracie Fitzgerald (Georgetown, Ind.), Holly Hunter (Temecula, Calif.), Olivia Mackey (Vancouver, Wash.), Mia White (Littleton, Colo.), Faith Wylie (Decatur, Texas)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Ashley Derrington (Alpharetta, Ga.), Ani Khachadourian (Cary, N.C.), McCall Madriago (Sacramento, Calif.), Paris Price (Fall City, Wash.), Klarysa Robles O’Hara (San Diego, Calif.), Kate Ward (Atlanta, Ga.)

FORWARDS (9): Emily Cressy (Fountain Valley, Calif.), Alexis Jones (Las Vegas, Nev.), Casey King (Bexley, Ohio), Nikki Koehn (Fremont, Calif.), Krystyna Miller (Plainville, Conn.), Nicole Nunes (Santa Clara, Calif.), Sophie Post (Murray, Utah), Hannah Romero (Rialto, Calif.), Danielle Wheeler (Santa Clara, Calif.)

The Women’s Deaf NT is remarkably dominant, going undefeated in international play since its inception in 2005 and winning all six world championship events it has entered, including last spring’s postponed 2021 Deaflympics in Brazil. Eighteen players return from the team’s most recent championship run, including midfielder Kate Ward, who was nominated for Best Athlete with a Disability, Women’s Sports at the 2022 ESPYs. Ward captained the squad in Brazil as she won her fifth world championship gold medal.

Fifteen players return from the Men’s Deaf NT squad at last spring’s Deaflympics, where the USA finished third in its group and just shy of a quarterfinal berth. In October, the Men’s Deaf NT split its two matches with England, winning the first 2-1 before falling 2-0. Debuting at the 1965 Deaflympics on home soil in Washington, D.C., the Men’s Deaf NT took fourth at the 2008 Deaf World Championships for its best-ever finish at a world championship event.

Deaf soccer is contested by deaf and hard-of-hearing athletes. Under international criteria, players must have a hearing loss of at least 55 decibels in their better ear. Hearing loss below this level has been shown to negatively impact hearing. All players competing in deaf matches must remove all hearing aids before playing

For more information on the sport or to inquire about athlete eligibility, please contact U.S. Soccer's Extended National Teams Department via email at [email protected].

Georgia Laying Early Foundation For Strong 2025 Class

Monday, Georgia took commitments from DT Justus Terry out of Manchester, Georgia, and OL Micah DeBose out of Mobile, Alabama. According to the 247Composite Recruiting Rankings, both Terry and DeBose are ranked top 50 prospects nationally in the 2025 recruiting class.Terry and DeBose will join 5-star LB Jadon Perlotte and RB Jabree Wallace-Coleman in the 2025 class. While it's still e...

Monday, Georgia took commitments from DT Justus Terry out of Manchester, Georgia, and OL Micah DeBose out of Mobile, Alabama. According to the 247Composite Recruiting Rankings, both Terry and DeBose are ranked top 50 prospects nationally in the 2025 recruiting class.

Terry and DeBose will join 5-star LB Jadon Perlotte and RB Jabree Wallace-Coleman in the 2025 class. While it's still early, the Dawgs have a stronghold over the number 1 class in 2025. Many fans may bat their eye at younger commitments, as we are still a year away from that class taking mainstage. However, the expectation for another great 2025 class has been set.

Oftentimes, recruits that commit this early into their high school careers will eventually end up outside of the class and signing elsewhere. Not at Georgia. At least that's not the expectation. Kirby Smart has turned Georgia into a recruiting machine. So much so, that he gets to pick and choose which prospects he wants on board. If he's taking 2025 commits, you best believe they are the best of the bunch. You also best believe they aren't going elsewhere, at least easily.

Perlotte, Terry, DeBose, and Wallace-Coleman are anomalies for prospects at their age. They are big, physical, athletic, and still have their best football ahead of them. Perlotte is the vocal and popular 5-star that UGA fans are accustomed to seeing. He will play a critical role in UGAs recruiting efforts, even outside of the 2025 class. Terry and DeBose are the tone-setting big men up front to build around. Lastly, Wallace-Coleman is the big, bell-cow back that UGA always has at its disposal.

Kirby Smart isn't taking these guys just because he can. He is being selective and taking them because they fit the mold and culture that has been laid out ever since Kirby Smart was hired.

These 4 commits give Georgia fans something to look forward to on the field, but the foundation they have set for the rest of the class is perhaps even more important.

UGAs 2025 efforts are just getting started. They are in the running for many top prospects in the class. QB Antwann Hill out of Houston County (Ga.) has been trending towards UGA for a while, one of the best QB recruits in the 2025 class. TE Ethan Barbour out of Alpharetta (Ga.) is firmly on UGAs radar as well, could he be the elite TE that UGA adds to the 2025 class? Zayden Walker, Elijah Griffin, and several other elite in-state talents are extremely high on UGA's board, and the feeling is certainly mutual.

Georgia's efforts stretch beyond the state of Georgia as well. Caleb Cunningham, a 5-star WR out of Mississippi, told Dawgs Daily back in October that UGA was "one of his favorite teams" and has some visits planned to Athens in the future.

Yes, the 2025 class is still a ways away from becoming headline news, but UGAs efforts to lay a strong foundation cannot be ignored. With 4 elite commitments, UGA can be as selective and thorough in their pursuit of 2025 prospects as they want.

As long as UGA continues to dominate the CFB landscape, the Kirby Smart recruiting enterprise will continue to grow and reach levels never before seen in Georgia history.

New Titans GM Says Wife Almost Left Him When He Explained His GM Dream

The Titans took Friday to introduce their new general manager Ran Carthon, after he was hired to replace Jon Robinson who was fired in December.Carthon went through a litany of “thank yous” in his opening statement, but the most amusing moment came when the new GM thanked his wife for all of her love and support.It turns out that while Carthon always dreamed of being an NFL general manager once his playing career ended, ...

The Titans took Friday to introduce their new general manager Ran Carthon, after he was hired to replace Jon Robinson who was fired in December.

Carthon went through a litany of “thank yous” in his opening statement, but the most amusing moment came when the new GM thanked his wife for all of her love and support.

It turns out that while Carthon always dreamed of being an NFL general manager once his playing career ended, his wife did not believe it was a realistic goal.

“Finally, my wife.” Carthon began. “We’ve been together 20 years now and she brought up the point … it was the spring semester of 2003 and she asked me ‘What did I want to do outside of playing football?’ And I told her one day I wanted to be a GM of an NFL football team.

“She later told me she almost stopped dating me because she never met someone who lived in La La Land. But honey, today that dream comes true and we’re realizing that work that we put in. Thank you for being my rock. Thank you for being the stabilizer of our family. Thank you for being the CEO, CFO, COO and all things to our family. I’m not here without you, so thank you and I love you.”

Carthon has a busy offseason ahead, as he evaluates a roster that fell short of expectations in 2022 and whether or not quarterback Ryan Tannehill will be a part of the team’s future plans.

Tannehill, who turns 35 in July, believes he has good years left in him to continue playing at a high level, but Carthon would not commit to the quarterback definitively when asked about him on Friday.

“I don’t think it’s fair at this point,” Carthon said when asked if Tannehill would be the quarterback in 2023 and beyond. “We’re still evaluating the roster. Ryan has been great here. He’s won a lot of football games. I look forward to us winning football games. But I still need more time to evaluate and make those decisions.”

The Titans were 7–10 in 2022, enduring their first losing season under coach Mike Vrabel since he took over in ’18.

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