Michigan Dental Assisting School, LLC – Our Dental Assistant Courses

Michigan Dental Assisting School, LLC is licensed by the State of Michigan to conduct a 10-week course that prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter into the field in dental assisting. Our 10-week dental assisting courses are offered throughout the year and include 80 classroom hours as well as X-ray certification through the State of Michigan. This is hands on dental assistant training that you won’t find anywhere else.

Michigan Dental Assisting School, LLC is owned by Dr. Abe Gershonowicz and Dr. James Neme. All courses are held at Bright Side Dental, located in Bloomfield Hills (a suburb of Detroit, MI).


Tuition for our 10-week course is $3,500. We offer financing if approved.

Tuition fee includes all of the following:

• Textbook: Essentials of Dental Assisting, Debbie S. Robinson, Doni L. Bird 11th edition
• Use of all educational tools, visual aids, equipment, materials, and instrumentation
• MDA x-ray certification – (When you pass the state exam)
• Michigan Dental Assisting School, LLC certificate – (When you pass the course exam)

Class Schedule

The 10-week schedule consists of classes starting in January, March, June, and September. Classes are held on Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in our school. There is open enrollment throughout the year. An example class schedule is as follows:

January – March
March – May
June – August
September – November

To get an idea of what you’ll be learning, check out our course topics.

We have kept the class sizes of our courses to a minimum so that each student will receive the personal academic experience. Studies show that smaller class sizes benefit students of all levels. We want each of our future dental assistants to have our undivided attention.

Michigan Department of Community Health

The Michigan Department of Community Health, Bureau of Health Professions and the Board of Dentistry, are responsible for the licensing of individuals who want to practice dentistry, dental hygiene, and advanced levels of dental assisting. Students attending a course in dental assisting that is offered by a licensed proprietary school that is not accredited by the American Dental Association are not eligible for licensure by the State of Michigan.

Michigan Dental Assisting School, LLC is classified as a licensed proprietary school and is not accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation. Graduates of this program are not eligible for licensure as a Registered Dental Assistant in Michigan.