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The Dental Chairside Assistant Diploma Program is designed to provide the dental office with a knowledgeable and competent assistant. The program is a College level program approved by as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. Through comprehensive learning objectives and practical hands-on training, the graduate of this program will be technically qualified to provide the working environment with superior clinical skills. Areas of study will include dental terminology, tooth morphology, disease transmission, dental/medical emergencies, pharmacology, clinical chairside procedures, radiography, and orthodontics. Graduates of the Dental Chairside Assistant Program will be encouraged to write the Certified Dental Assistants examination through the Ontario Dental Nurses and Dental Assistants Association to become a certified Dental Assistant (Level 1) or C.D.A. Successful graduates will also complete the (Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act Module) and become H.A.R.P. certified.

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Course Concentration

  • Dental Office Orientation & Terminology
  • Head & Neck Anatomy & Physiology
  • Tooth Morphology
  • Disease Transmission & Oral Pathology
  • Dental/Medical Emergencies & Pharmacology
  • Preventive Dentistry & Nutrition, Communications/Psychology
  • Clinical Chairside Procedures
  • Dental Radiography (H.A.R.P.) The Healing Arts
  • Radiation Protection Act of Ontario
  • Oral Surgery & Endodontics
  • Orthodontics & Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Removable Dentures/Prosthodontics & Periodontics
  • CPR / First Aid (included)
  • The Job Search
  • Clinical Work Placement

Course Duration: 26 weeks, including 2 week job placement
Please Note: Students who graduate from the Dental Chairside Assistant Program with a 70% average or better will be encouraged to continue for 13 additional weeks to receive Intra-Oral Dental Assistant designation.

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  • Toronto
  • 20 Eglinton Ave East, 2nd Floor
  • Toronto, Ontario, M4P 1A9
  • Phone: 1.866.797.6312
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