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Dental Assisting

Diploma 45 weeks

CDI College's Dental Assisting program offers the focused, relevant, job-ready Intra-Oral Level I and II training you need to work in a modern dental practice.

Hands-on Dental Training

In the Dental Assisting diploma program, you'll learn how to prepare treatment rooms and patients, and how to assist dentists with performing treatments.


Your Intra-Oral Level I training will include preparing and using various tools and materials for use during those treatments, performing infection control procedures, assisting with the suctioning apparatus, and handling clerical tasks in a dental office.


Become a Certified Dental Assistant

Graduates who complete the Dental Assisting program at CDI College are eligible to write the National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) Exam. When passed, this makes you eligible to register with your provincial dental assisting regulator body ODAA for certifying.


Your Intra Oral Level II training includes: learning to expose, process, and mount digital radiographs; polishing teeth; applying topical fluoride, topical anesthetic, and sealants; taking impressions of teeth; installing and removing dental dams; taking preliminary impressions for study casts; and instructing patients on proper oral care.


Start Training for a Dental Career

CDI College's Dental Assisting diploma program is the right place to train for your new career in the dental field. With our accelerated, hands-on training, you'll be out working in less than a year.

Campus Availability

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

  • Scarborough, ON

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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