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Dental Assisting

Diploma 45 weeks

The Dental Assisting program at CDI College is one of the best dental assistant schools you can apply for because we prepare you to compete for skillful jobs in the dental industry with hands-on training.

Dental Assistant Courses in Calgary and Edmonton

In your dental assistant courses, you will learn how to prepare patients for treatment, assist dentists during treatment, process radiographs, perform infection control procedures, maintain patient records, and other general administrative duties. Additionally, you’ll study environmental health and safety, oral facial science, and other core dentistry subjects.

CDI College's Dental Assisting program in Calgary and Edmonton is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). The program provides both comprehensive and intensive education and training as the first step toward a career as a Dental Assistant.

Dental Assistant Training

Graduates who successfully complete this program must also successfully complete the National Dental Assisting Examination Board Examination to be eligible to apply for registration with the College of Alberta Dental Assistants.


CDI College Alberta dental graduates have received a 92%-100% passing rate in the National Dental Assisting Board Examination (NDAEB).

Campus Availability

This program is approved to be offered at the following campuses. Please contact the campus of your choosing for program availability.

  • Calgary North
  • Edmonton City Centre

Our instructors here are absolutely incredible. They're so motivating and encourage us to work together. Every day I feel like I make progress.

Jennifer T., Dental Assisting Graduate
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