Dental Assistant Training Courses in Canada

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Dental Assistant in Canada




Total 71 training courses and degree programs available in Canada.

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Academy of Learning College - New Brunswick
Training Center(s): Bathurst, Miramichi, Canada
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With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce, and raise the skill level of that workforce. This program is designed to provide employment-ready and comprehensively-trained graduates who can work in a Dental Office. Successful graduates will achieve the Certified Medical Assisting Professional (CMAP) designation in addition to their diploma. These graduates are qualified to work in a hands-on administrative and clinical support capacity in the dental industry.
Admission Requirements
•Clear Criminal Record Check
•Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with completion of the CAST testing
•Adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements
•Completion of Wonderlic admission test with minimum score of 18
•Good command of the English language ?both written and verbal
•N-95 Mask Fit Testing which may be mandatory based on provinci... [Read More]

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Academy of Learning College - Alberta
Training Center(s): Airdrie, Brooks, Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Canada
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This program is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Students will: •Develop the knowledge and skills to cope with dental emergencies and how to deal with special needs and medically compromised patients.
•Explore dental hand instruments and accessories, anesthesia and pain control, radiographic imaging, intraoral imaging and extraoral imaging, general dentistry, fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics and dental implants, and endodontics.
•Explore the administration of a dental office: understanding human behaviour and cultural diversity, communication pathways, patient needs and telephone skills, written communication, dental office procedures, computer applications in dentistry, record keeping, filing and scheduling, recall programs, and inventory. Students also learn about general accounting in a dental office, accounts payable, payroll, and insurance.

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Academy of Learning College Ottawa West Campus
Training Center(s): Ottawa, Canada
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This program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become employable in any medical setting, with special skills suited to working in a dental practice. Skill development is delivered in three areas: •Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administration, and clinical procedures. Specialty Dental Administrative Assistant training prepares the student with the additional training necessary to work in a dental setting
•Full-range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service
•On-site work experience through participation in a one month clinical placement at an approved healthcare/dental facility

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Vancouver Community College
Training Center(s): Vancouver, Canada
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This program provides education leading to a career as a certified and registered certified dental assistant. Graduates will have acquired specialized knowledge, skills and attitudes to function as a dental health team member with dependent, interrelated and independent roles. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to become a candidate for the National Dental Assisting Board examination. The exam is a mandatory component for certification and registration with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C., the regulatory body for certified dental assistants. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

This three-term program is competency based and taught in modern clinical facilities shared with other VCC dental programs. The clinical competencies and supporting theory are organized according to the health model of preparation for practice, patient assessment theory, planning implementation and evaluation of practice. Term 1 focuses primarily on the chairside dental assisting aspects of practice, while Terms 2 and 3 build on certified skills and independent practice.

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of the Fraser Valley
Training Center(s): Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Canada
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This 10-month certificate program will help you to develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for employment as a certified dental assistant. It combines lectures and clinical practice in preparation for a career in private practice, dental clinics, and other public health facilities. You will gain extensive clinical experience throughout the program.

In addition to working at the UFV dental clinic, the curriculum includes two practica, which provide full-time experience in a dental office. Because this program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, graduates are eligible to write the National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) examination and then register with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Okanagan College
Training Center(s): Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, Canada
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The Certified Dental Assistant program at Okanagan College provides the education, training and experience required by the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. for registration and licensure as a Certified Dental Assistant.

Graduates work primarily in dental offices under the personal supervision of a dentist. Duties vary and may include:
? assisting a dentist at chairside with a variety of dental procedures such as fillings, crown and bridge as well as surgery, including extractions,

? preparing materials for use by the dentist,

? cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments,

? providing education to patients about good dental health, and

? performing preventive procedures such as polishing teeth, applying fluoride and sealants.

Certified Dental Assistants work as team members and require excellent communication skills, commitment to dental health, and must be kind, honest, reliable, positive, conscientious, and respectful of human diversities.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada and approved by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia.... [Read More]

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Vancouver Island University
Training Center(s): Nanaimo, Canada
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This program, approved by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC) and accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC), is designed to provide students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and values necessary to be a member of the dental team, providing care, support and services for individuals of all ages.

Upon successful completion of the program students will be granted a certificate. Students must then write an National Board exam which, combined with the certificate, makes them eligible to apply for registration and licensure with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA ?Level II).

Career Opportunities
Graduates will work under the supervision of a dentist and may find employment in various settings including general and specialty dental practices, hospital dental clinics, community health agencies, and educational institutions. Most Certified Dental Assistants are employed in private general practice.

Dental Assisting (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Douglas College
Training Center(s): New Westminster, Canada
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The Dental Assisting Program is a 10-month full-time program that prepares the graduate for a career as a Certified Dental Assistant. The program commences each September and consists of academic and clinical courses, with a strong field experience and practicum component.

Students entering this program should have an interest in working with people, a desire to provide professional health care services, an aptitude for working independently and as part of a team, a sense of responsibility and the ability to problem solve while working quickly with accuracy and neatness.

Certified Dental Assistants work in various settings which include general and specialty dental practices, hospital dental clinics, community health agencies and educational institutions. Most Certified Dental Assistants are employed in private dental practice.

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of the Rockies
Training Center(s): Cranbrook, Canada
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The ten-month full-time program combines lecture and clinical practice to prepare students for a career as a Certified Dental Assistant.

The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada, hence graduates are eligible for registration with the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia.

As licensing requirements change, students should be prepared to write the National Dental Assisting Examining Board exam prior to registering with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.

DENTAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of New Caledonia
Training Center(s): Prince George, Canada
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This course thoroughly prepares you to have a challenging and rewarding career in a dental office as a vital member of the team. Learn dental terms and anatomy, telephone and customer etiquette, billing procedures and gain a working knowledge of fee guides, dental plans and appointment scheduling. You will receive training on Power Practice software which will give you specialized and transferable skills. Successful completion of this course gives students one credit in the selection process for CNC Dental Hygienist program and two credits in the selection process for CNC Dental Assistant program.

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