The Intra-Oral Dental Assistant program at Westervelt College in Windsor, Brantford, London & Kitchener, Ontario provides training for individuals looking for a rewarding career working in an oral healthcare setting. Intra-Oral Dental Assistants help dentists during examinations and treatments. They also provide direct client care, educate clients on the importance of oral health and perform basic laboratory duties and manage client records.
Intra-Oral Dental Assistants work in a variety of dental settings including general dentistry, specialized dentistry, operative dentistry & dental sales in London, Brantford, Windsor & Kitchener, Ontario. They can have a variety of titles including:
- Intra-Oral Dental Assistant
- Dental Assistant/Administrator
- Dental Office Assistant
- Preventative Dental Assistant
- Dental Assistant/ Receptionist
Areas of employment for Intra-Oral Dental Assistants in Southwestern Ontario are:
- Dental Clinics
- Private Practices
- University Clinics
- Dental Supply Companies
- Public Health Centres
- OSSD or equivalent successful completion of the qualifying entrance exam (available to mature students 18 years or older)
- Assessment interview to determine suitability for the Intra-Oral Dental Assisting program
- Completion of Westervelt College Health Form.
Take the "Westervelt College Intra-Oral Dental Assistant Levels I & II Career Training Readiness" Quiz
The purpose of the Externship – Practicum is to allow students to continue to practice their skills in an actual work-like setting. They will learn first-hand how to deal with real-life situations and gain experience within the field. By training within the clinical setting, students will gain an understanding of how to react or act proactively within different situations. They will gain knowledge and practical experience to help develop their understanding of employer expectations. This course allows students to be involved in the educational process with a medical team. The practicum is to be completed in clinical settings, public laboratories, and private laboratories outside of the school.