After working for 6 month as a Dental Assistant you are legible to take your career to the Next level and become an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant.
By becoming an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA), you will be able to perform more advanced tasks without direct supervision or your dentist. With these new responsibilities, you will be able to have a higher salary and greater job security. On Average EDDA’s are paid $3 to $5 more per hour compared to CDA’s.
EDDA’s are extremely important and valuable to a dental practice because they are legally able to perform essential time saving tasks without the direct supervision of the Dentist.
Georgia Board of Dentistry has Approved Assisting 101 to teach, certify, and ensure Expanded Duties Dental Assistants abide by the requirements set by the Board of Dentistry in Georgia.
Like our Dental Assisting Program The EDDA Program has is created with the student in mind and to allow for best learning experience. On registration students will receive access to our in-depth online learning portal. This will allow our students to learn many of the conceptual and academic portions through easy to understand PowerPoints, Videos, and Demonstrations that can be completed at anytime at your own pace.
This is followed by a two day Hands-On clinical portion in a small class (5 Students) to go over the skills and ensure proper training and understanding of the skills.
1. Select The Program and Enroll.
2. Access the Online Platform.
Once you Enroll your will receive an email with directions on how to access the online platform.
3. Upload Affidavit from Employer.
on the platform you will be able to download
*To be eligible to attend the program, dental assistants must meet one of the following criteria:
Only dental assistants that have passed each step will be eligible for a certificate for expanded duties. Each certificate will allow a dental assistant to perform the duties listed below: