A friendly, knowledgeable, and highly respected dental assistant training program that caters to people from all backgrounds as well as skill and experience levels.

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We pride ourselves on not only providing relevant and accurate information and services, but also emphasizing a personal touch.

At Dental Assistant Services we know you as a person.

You’ll never be just a number here.

Dental Assistant Services is a friendly, knowledgeable, and highly respected dental assistant training program that caters to people of all backgrounds as well as skill and experience levels.

We are a family owned and run business that has served Central NJ and beyond for over 40 years.

Our goal is to help you to work towards obtaining any and all levels of NJ-based dental assistant credentialing. This includes helping you to prepare for and obtain a dental x-ray license, to obtain a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA ) certificate, and to become a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA).

I hope you will give us a try with this new format so that you can continue your education and get your credentials while you study at home. Call us to find out how this could save you thousands of dollars as you work through the process. Our phone 732-919-1816.

Learn more about the different credentials, licensing bodies, and requirements to get the job you want by clicking here.

Dental Assistant Services has been consistently recognized to be above the state and national average for the high percentage of students who complete our courses and go on to pass a Dental Assisting National BoardExam (DANB). DANB’s role is in part to create and administer examinations that are part of the requirements to obtain your dental assisting credentials in NJ.

Of course, we cannot guarantee your success or promise that you won’t have to commit yourself to working hard and studying. The DANB exams are not simple, but with proper guidance and preparation you can do well on them.

We have received excellent feedback from our students over the years, including students that have taken courses and failed at other locations.

In addition DAS (Gail) has a high demand for students in dental offices that have completed her programs.

Not sure where to start?

Check out some of the next steps below.

If at any time you have questions, want to discuss your unique situation, or simply want a more personal touch you are always welcome to contact us directly.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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What is a dental assistant? In other words, what would I actually be doing if I decided to become a dental assistant?

Click here to find out more about being a dental assistant.

Where do I start? What courses do I need?

Click here for an overview.

What if I'm not from NJ or if Dental Assistant Services is too far away for me?

Many of the requirements for non-NJ residents may overlap the NJ requirements. As such, there may be some options available. Click here for additional information. We also have information specifically for international doctors planning to relocate to NJ as well.

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Are dental assistants expected to be in greater or lesser demand in the future?

The future actually looks quite promising for dental assistants. Click here to learn more.

What kinds of licenses and/or certifications will I need to get a job as a dental assistant?

Click here to learn about the different types of dental assistants.

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Click here for a summary of the different types of credentials available in NJ and what procedures each allow you to perform.

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Interested in Continuing Education?

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Still have questions?

Marie O’connor

The best assisting school ever!!! There are very helpful in so many ways and Gail is always there when you need her. I wouldn’t of never passed any of my tests if it wasn’t for her or her computer test. I give this more than 5 star rating!!!!!

Summar Lin Stirewalt

Gayle is an amazing teacher! No one FAILS with GAYLE!! And Karrie is amazing to. They both are very understanding down to earth people! Did I mention how strong of a person Gayle is?!!! No other teacher is on her level! Truly blessed to have found this school!!! Thank You both soo so much!!!!!

Jessika Perez

Gail is an amazing teacher she gives her students 100% of her knowledge. I couldn’t be happier in selecting a Dental Assisting School. Dental Assistant Services is clean warm and very personable. They always take the time to answer any questions or help I may need. Gail has a way of explaining procedures and technical terms that helps us understand what she’s teaching. Love the school, love the teacher and the staff just a great place.

Maria Cuozzo-Wetzel

They are awesome and really try and help you not only pass the test… But want you to understand what you are learning and about to prepare you for the real world of dentistry!! Thank you both for being patient kind and fun oh and mom too for all her hard work! ❤️ Gail and Carrie!!

Are you a current or former student?

Have you recently passed one of your exams?
Tell us about it– we’d love to hear your success story!

There is a lot of information available here.

 

Please feel free to look around our website.

 

 

732-919-1816

We can be reached by calling the above number.

 

 

A current recording of our hours will be given. If we are not in the office you will be invited to leave a message or send us an email. Email us at DAStoothnut@optonline.net

 

 

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Dr. Tara Gostovich- Holmdel Sterilization Asst
732-617-1211 or email
Taragostovichgmail.com
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I was looking into Dental Assisting and found schools that were expensive and long courses. I started asking around and was told about Gail. She came highly recommended from other professionals and she has reasonable prices for her courses and really prepares her students.

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Dental Assistant Services
P.O. Box 446
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

By Phone: 732-919-1816

By Fax: 732-403-1500

Gail Scarola-Villanueva (Primary Instructor)