LDA EDDA Program

EDDA Program

Event Description:

EDDA (Expanded Duty Dental Assistant) certification is the “next step” for dental assistants who want to expand their capabilities in dental practice. EDDA certification is designed to provide dental assistants with the knowledge and skills they need to perform expanded duty dental assisting functions as specified by Louisiana law.

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a beginner course. You must have 6 months of chair-side assisting to register for this course.

The upcoming October course is FULL!        


WE DO NOT ACCEPT PARTIAL PAYMENTS. If you want to register for the course, full payment must be given at the time of registration. 

You must register under the dentist you currently work under.
We will verify membership.  
If you do not currently work at a dental office, please let us know.
Registration price includes the following:
lab supplies, completion certificate, snacks, water, and a boxed lunch on Saturday.

If you have additional questions, contact Jeanne@ladental.org.

Event Details:

Date: October 5-7, 2023
Meeting Location: Course Via ZOOM October 5 & 6 and hands-on in  Lafayette.


Thursday, October 5, 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.  Course Begins via ZOOM
 Friday, October 6, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Course Continues & Testing on course information via ZOOM 
Saturday, October 7, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Hands-On Portion & Hands-On Testing in Lafayette, see location information below.

ZOOM Course Section:
In order to take this course via ZOOM you must use a computer or iPad. You will NOT be able to use your phone to take this course via ZOOM. Your video will need to be on throughout the entire course, but you will be on mute. 

Hands-On Clinic will be located at:
200 Beaullieu Dr STE 2, Lafayette, LA 70508
(Dr. Jerome Smith, DDS office) 
Must arrive on-time for the hands-on portion or you may be asked to come back for a future course. 

Training Course Fee

If you do not currently work at a dental office, please call us before registering (225)408-3294.

ADA Member Dentist  Non- LDA Member Dentist
$699 $899

  • What is EDDA Dental Certification?
  • EDDA Course Description
  • EDDA Course Objectives
  • Course Instructors
  • How do I receive my EDDA Certification?
  • Upcoming EDDA Course Calendar
  • Cancellation Policy

After you have registered for our EDDA Program, please fill out this form! 

EDDA Course Info