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Program Overview

The Intra-Oral Dental Assistant program at Westervelt College in 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.

Upon completion of the program, graduates work as Level I Dental Assistants and can write their Level II exam through the NDAEB. After passing the exam, graduates can work as Level I or Level II Dental Assistants.

Intra-Oral Dental Assistant Program Courses

  • General Dental Sciences
  • Principles & Techniques of Infection Control
  • Pharmacology & Medical Emergencies
  • Preventative Dental Assisting
  • Dental Specialties
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Dental Radiography
  • Dental Practice Management
  • Office Skills & Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Dental Restorations
  • Dental Restorations
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Rubber Dam Replacement & Removal
  • Sealants
  • Amalgam Polishing & Wedges
  • Mastering the Attitude of Success (TPI MAS)
  • Enriched Academy
  • Externship
  • First Aid/CPR

Career Opportunities

Intra-Oral Dental Assistants work in a variety of dental settings including general dentistry, specialized dentistry, operative dentistry & dental sales in London, Brantford & 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

Admission Requirements

    • 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

Practicum Requirements
Statement of Satisfactory Heath Requirements

Program Details

Duration 46 Weeks
Program Type Diploma
Campuses Brantford, Kitchener, London