Intra-Oral Dental Assistant Level 1 and 2

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Dental Assistants play an important role in the oral health team and are responsible for assisting dentists and dental hygienists during examinations and treatments.   Job outlooks for a dental assistant are bright as the public’s awareness of the positive impact of oral health are often highlighted in media reports.  To learn more about the Dental Assistant program at Oxford College, request information now to get additional program details, tuition fees and start dates.  

Dental Assistant Program Information

At Oxford College, you will learn to perform wide variety of tasks ranging from laboratory work to managing patient records.  You will learn how to assist dentists during patient examination and treatment, sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare setup trays for dental procedures, instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care, in addition to preparing materials for making impressions and restorations.

Students learn how to:

  • Prepare patients for dental examination
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment
  • Prepare filling materials and dental instruments
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Polish teeth and apply sealant and fluoride
  • Take preliminary dental impressions
  • Fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations
  • Education patients about oral hygiene
  • Remove sutures, apply desensitizing agents, topical anesthetic and anti-cariogenic agents
  • Take and record vital signs
  • Apply and remove rubber dams
  • Dental Office procedures such as dental billing and scheduling appointments

The dental assistant courses include both classroom and clinical experience. 

The Dental Assistant Program is available at the following locations:

  • Barrie, Ontario
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Peterborough, Ontario
  • Scarborough, Ontario
  • Toronto, Ontario

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