Dental Assistant

The role of a dental assistant is an important part of the oral healthcare team.  A dental assistant assists the dentist during examination and treatment of a patient, provide direct patient care and educate them on the role that oral health plays in their overall general health.

The Intra Oral Dental Assistant diploma program at Medix College is designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and experience in:

  • Infection control
  • Health and Safety protocols
  • Dental instrumentation and materials
  • Patient chair-side procedures
  • Patient record management

Graduates of the Intra Oral Dental Assistant program are eligible to write the National Dental Assisting Examining Board examination and upon passing the exam are able to practice as a Dental Assistant Level II in Ontario and also qualify for certification with the Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA).

Students will have the opportunity to provide dental services to patients at the University of Toronto. Prior to working with patient’s chairside, students will demonstrate their oral evacuation skills on a student.

Accreditation

Medix College’s Dental Assistant program is approved by the Ontario Dental Assistants Association

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The Dental Assistant program is available at the following campuses:

  • Brampton
  • Scarborough
  • Toronto
 

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