Dental training courses and schools
Dental Hygiene programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 210 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Canada.



Academy of Learning College - New Brunswick

Training Centres/Campuses: Bathurst, Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone No.: 1-855-978-3988

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce, and raise the skill level of that workforce. This program is designed to provide employment-ready and comprehensively-trained graduates who can work in a Dental Office. Successful graduates will achieve the Certified Medical Assisting Professional (CMAP) designation in addition to their diploma. These graduates are qualified to work in a hands-on administrative and clinical support capacity in the dental industry.
Admission Requirements
•Clear Criminal Record Check
•Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with completion of the CAST testing
•Adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements
•C... [Read More]


Academy of Learning College - Manitoba

Training Centres/Campuses: Dauphin, Selkirk, Steinbach, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone No.: 1-855-978-3988

Dental Receptionist (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V


The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of Dental Receptionist skills to meet the demands of today’s business.
Admission Requirements
Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week.


Academy of Learning College - Alberta

Training Centres/Campuses: Airdrie, Brooks, Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Phone No.: 1-855-978-3988

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Students will: •Develop the knowledge and skills to cope with dental emergencies and how to deal with special needs and medically compromised patients.
•Explore dental hand instruments and accessories, anesthesia and pain control, radiographic imaging, intraoral imaging and extraoral imaging, general dentistry, fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics and dental implants, and endodontics.
•Explore the administration of a dental office: understanding human behaviour and cultural diversity, communication pathways, patient needs and telephone skills, written communication, dental office procedures, computer applications in dentistry, record keeping, filing and scheduling, recall programs, and inventory. Students also learn about general accounting in a dental office, accounts payable, payroll, and insurance.


Academy of Learning College Ottawa West Campus

Training Centre/Campus: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: (613) 224-8973

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become employable in any medical setting, with special skills suited to working in a dental practice. Skill development is delivered in three areas: •Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administration, and clinical procedures. Specialty Dental Administrative Assistant training prepares the student with the additional training necessary to work in a dental setting
•Full-range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service
•On-site work experience through participation in a one month clinical placement at an approved healthcare/dental facility


Academy of Learning College Mississauga East Campus

Training Centre/Campus: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: (905) 273-6788

Dental Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become employable in any medical setting, with special skills suited to working in a dental practice. Skill development is delivered in three areas: •Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administration, and clinical procedures. Specialty Dental Administrative Assistant training prepares the student with the additional training necessary to work in a dental setting
•Full-range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service
•On-site work experience through participation in a one month clinical placement at an approved healthcare/dental facility

Admission Requirements
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills... [Read More]


Vancouver Community College

Training Centre/Campus: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604.871.7000

Dental Reception Coordinator (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

? Communicate in a professional manner to work as an integral part of the dental team
? Integrate knowledge of professionalism and ethics in dental practice
? Promote oral health
? Practice in accordance with infection control protocols
? Manage the financial aspects of dental office administration
? Manage appointment scheduling to ensure dental office efficiency
? Expose diagnostic dental radiographs in accordance with radiation safety standards

Instructional Activities, Design and Delivery Mode

This program is delivered over two terms. The curriculum is delivered through multiple modes and formats meeting the varied learning styles of the learners. Employing face to face instruction, theory is delivered in lecture and small group interactive seminars. Components of the theory are also taught through electronic modules.
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Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program provides education leading to a career as a certified and registered certified dental assistant. Graduates will have acquired specialized knowledge, skills and attitudes to function as a dental health team member with dependent, interrelated and independent roles. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to become a candidate for the National Dental Assisting Board examination. The exam is a mandatory component for certification and registration with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C., the regulatory body for certified dental assistants. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

This three-term program is competency based and taught in modern clinical facilities shared with other VCC dental programs. The clinical competencies and supporting theory are organized according to the health model of preparation for practice, patient assessment theory, planning implementation and evaluation of practice. ... [Read More]

Dental Hygiene (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Dental Hygiene Program is designed to assist students learn foundation knowledge which forms the basis for dental hygiene theory and practice, critical thinking, professionalism and the promotion of health/wellness. The curriculum also encourages social responsibility, life-long learning, and the creation of independent learners.

The faculty of the VCC dental hygiene program is committed to facilitating learning through sound, current and varied educational approaches such as: abilities/outcomes based education, diversity of learning strategies, teaching and learning in context, learner centred perspective and authentic evaluation.

The Dental Hygiene Program integrates the Entry-to-Practice National and Provincial standards and the National Competencies. These support the dental hygiene process of care by more clearly articulating the abilities inherent in the assessment, diagnosis/decision-making, planning, implementation and evaluation of dental hy... [Read More]

Dental Technology (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Dental Technology Program is a twenty-month program delivered over two years. Graduates of the program receive a diploma in dental technology and are eligible to challenge the licensing examination of the College of Dental Technicians of BC. Students acquire the specialized knowledge, skills and attitudes comprising the scope of dental technology practice and how to function as a dental health team member. The technical skills of constructing complete dentures, removable partial dentures, crowns and bridges, ceramics and orthodontic appliances as well the foundation knowledge to support provision of these skills is an integral component of the program.

Graduates of this program will have acquired the knowledge, skills and attitudes to reliably demonstrate the ability to: •Apply provincial and national codes of conduct when providing dental technology service
•Develop a well managed business practice within dental laboratory settings and the community
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University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Studies

Training Centres/Campuses: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604-851-6324

WHMIS for the Dental Professional

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The dental employer is responsible to provide WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) instruction to employees who work in contact with materials defined as “hazardous? In the dental office there are a wide range of materials and products that can be hazardous to
a person’s health if they are not stored, handled and disposed of properly. This course will provide an opportunity to review some of the common
hazardous materials found in a typical dental office. Participants are encouraged to bring Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for products they
have questions about. An updated MSDS record is important for every dental practice. The instructor will review the important information that
should be available for dental office employees and options available to store this information so that it is readily accessible at all times.

Dental Care and Wellness

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Learn about treatments that may be available for patients with dental anxiety or dental phobias, including mind-body intervention such as meditation, imagery, relaxation, etc. Stress and anxiety are common in the dental practice (for both dental professionals and patients).


University of the Fraser Valley

Training Centres/Campuses: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604-504-7441

Dental Office Receptionist (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

UFV’s Dental Office Receptionist certificate program will teach you the inner workings of a busy dental office. You’ll come away with a full understanding of the demands of the job and will be well-grounded in such essentials such as understanding B.C.’s dental fee guides, codes, insurance company guidelines, billing procedures, and dental payment plans. You’ll also learn how to deal with estimates and about general dental office procedures.

What will I learn?
Topics covered include the following.
•the role and responsibilities of the dental receptionist
•familiarization of tooth anatomy, dental terminology, and dental procedures
•understanding of dental fee guides, codes, insurance companies, and billing procedures
•management of dental payment plans and estimates
•booking and maintaining dental appointments and recall system
•dental office procedures
•working knowledge of dental computer software
•effective oral and wr... [Read More]

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This 10-month certificate program will help you to develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for employment as a certified dental assistant. It combines lectures and clinical practice in preparation for a career in private practice, dental clinics, and other public health facilities. You will gain extensive clinical experience throughout the program.

In addition to working at the UFV dental clinic, the curriculum includes two practica, which provide full-time experience in a dental office. Because this program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, graduates are eligible to write the National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) examination and then register with the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.

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