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Why Helping Others Improves YOUR Life

Why Helping Others Improves YOUR Life If you’re not sure where you’re going in life, there’s one almost-guaranteed path to happiness: help other people as much as possible. Many of the people who enroll in our dental assistant school, cite the desire to help others as one of their main reasons for pursuing continuing education. They more

Your Occupation Can be More Than Just “a Job”

Your Occupation Can be More Than Just “a Job” Almost all of us have had “jobs”. We do jobs because we need a means to get by, but hopefully it is just a stepping stone on the way to greater things. Great jobs mean that employees are generally happy to be there, and share a few characteristics. We stand on the shoulders of billions of people more

Spring is FINALLY in the air!

Spring is FINALLY in the air! The dogwoods and azaleas are beginning to bloom, peaches will soon be in season, and Braves fans across the state are getting out their war paint; that must mean the weather has turned and spring has arrived in Georgia! Spring in the Peach State means mild temperatures, and an abundance of festivals, more

A New Year, A New You, A New Life

A New Year, A New You, A New Life Do you ever wish you could start over? That is probably a common desire for many people, even if it does seem unrealistic at the surface. Why waste time dreaming about something that seems impossible, right? While we can’t literally turn back time and live our lives over, you can make the commitment more

The Trap of Higher Education

The Trap of Higher Education   When we think of higher education, most of us visualize the traditional four-year university. However, that isn’t necessarily the best choice for everyone. The Rising Costs of Tuition (per academic year) $9,139 in-state at a public college $22,958 out-of-state at a public college $31,231 for more

School is Back in Session

School is Back in Session Every time a new course session starts at the Pediatric Dental Assistant School, we get just as excited as we did when we first opened. We get to meet new students, help people make a better life for themselves with our career training program, and re-focus our passion– teaching. We learn from more

Side Effects of being Unhappy at Work

Side Effects of being Unhappy at Work According to a study by the Conference Board, a New York nonprofit, less than half of Americans are satisfied with their jobs. More than half of Americans are unhappy at work, and the consequences of feeling miserable with the state of your employment can be devastating. Though happiness and satisfaction more

Why I Love Training Pediatric Dental Assistants in Marietta, GA

Why I Love Training Pediatric Dental Assistants in Marietta, GA   I’ve been a pediatric dentist right here in Marietta, GA  for a long time now. There are some pretty great things about my job. It’s always a joy to walk alongside people as they make career and life defining decisions, like becoming a pediatric dental assistant. I can easily think of three more

How to: Finance Higher Education

How to: Finance Higher Education   Discovering how to afford college can be quite difficult for many teens across America. You have plenty of options to choose from, but first you’ll need to understand how the most popular financing options actually work. You may feel a little overwhelmed searching for the best financing, but more

Resume Help: PDAS to the Rescue

Resume Help: PDAS to the Rescue How do you create a professional, yet stand-out resume? What exactly should you put in your resume? Whom do you add as a reference? What if you don’t have much job experience? Well, you’ve come to the right place, because at the Pediatric Dental Assistant School, we have answers to all the above! As more

Is a Nine-Week Dental Assistant Program Better than a 12-, 18-, or 24-Month Program?

It’s true that most states don’t require any certification to work in a dental office as an assistant (unlike a dental hygienist), but certification makes you more competitive in the job market and helps you secure a much higher rate of pay. Specializing in pediatric dentistry helps you even more, more

Go to School While Your Military Spouse Is Deployed

You just said goodbye to your deployed military spouse, and you’re unsure what to do with yourself. The question is, how do you stay occupied while your spouse is deployed? If you’re like most spouses of deployed service people, you probably feel that bringing in some money would be a big help for more

Fun Things for Nannies to Do with Kids in the Summer

You’re motivated to take the plunge and get your degree from pediatric dental assistant school, but you’re not sure what to do with your little ones to keep them occupied. That’s okay! We have some great things that your babysitter or daycare can do with the kids this summer. The important thing more

Where Pediatric Dental Assistant School Can Lead

With a pediatric dental assistant school like PDAS, you learn everything you need to become a pediatric dental assistant, including key dental concepts like dental terminology and taking impressions. But that’s not the only option available to you after graduating. We’ll help you get placed in a more

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Career

Spoiler alert: We believe that pediatric dental assisting is an exciting, fulfilling, and enriching career choice! Of course, we’re a little biased, considering we’re a school for pediatric dental assistants—but maybe it’s time for you to think about a career change! There are plenty of people more

How Do You Become a Dental Assistant?

There’s a simple answer to this question: attend PDAS! Here’s the longer explanation: Just keep in mind, as someone who specializes in pediatric dentistry, you’ll do even better than a general dental assistant. A pediatric dental assistant makes an average of $18 per hour. We encourage you more

Success in Pediatric Dental Assisting

Do you want a career in an exciting and growing field? Dental assisting offers all kinds of benefits, and pediatric dentistry takes it one step farther with the opportunity to develop specialized skills and earn better pay! How do you know if you’d be successful in pediatric dental assisting? Here more

Is a Pediatric Dentist Right For Your Child?

  Today, I am going to address 2 questions that you, a parent, may have about your child and pediatric dentistry. Should My Child Go to a Pediatric Dentist? Of course, I highly recommend that you at least try out a pediatric dentist in your area. Bring your child and see how they react to the environment. Sometimes, more

Combat Summer Chaos with a Routine

If you’re a parent who has been through summer break before, you know how quickly your daily routine gets thrown out the door. All year your family knew what to expect from day to day: get up, eat breakfast, go to school, come home, do homework, eat dinner, go to bed. Now with summer upon us, you probably more

Protect Your Teeth with Strong Enamel!

Understanding Enamel Enamel is the hard, outer layer of your teeth. In fact, it is the hardest substance in your body! However, just because it is tough doesn’t mean it’s indestructible. Enamel can chip and break just like your bones. The difference is that once your enamel is gone, it doesn’t more