Dental Assistance

About the program

The Dental Assistance program will train you to perform chairside assisting procedures and related office and laboratory tasks under the direction and supervision of a licensed dentist. Dental assistants ensure that everything is ready for the day’s treatments, including preparing instruments and materials required by the dentist.

Diploma Acquired

Diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP)


Patient care duties, such as post operative and oral hygiene instruction

Assisting skills for a variety of dental treatments

Techniques for sterilization and disinfection and preparing treatment rooms

Dental charting and maintaining patient records

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A Career in this field

Dental assistant is a financially secure profession and trained professionals are in high demand. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in a dental clinic or in private practice.