*We currently do not offer Dental Assistant Level I
- A team player
- Friendly and patient
What is a dental assistant?
Dental Assistants are health care professionals that serve an integral part of the Dental Health Professional Team. You will graduate from this program with the skills and training you need to provide general oral health care, including preparing and maintaining dental instruments, dental charting, exposing dental radiographs, applying fluoride and a host of other duties.
Will I get to practice these skills?
You’ll have the opportunity to apply and practice skills learned in the classroom in our state-of-the-art dental clinic. With the guidance and the expertise of our instructional team of Dentists, Assistants, and Hygienists, you will have access to a learning environment that promotes your success!
While there is a strong classroom and clinical practices component to this program, what sets the Oulton experience apart is the level of hands-on practical experience and training in:
- Procedures: assisting with dental procedures, preparing instrument tray set-ups and mixing dental materials, taking preliminary impressions, polishing teeth, taking and developing x-rays, placement of rubber dams, etc.
- Community Experience: our clinic serves over 2,500 clients annually.
Will I get to have experience outside of the college clinic?
On top of practicing your skills in the dental clinic, this program includes a 5-week Practicum where you will learn to work within a team, develop relationships, and learn the day to day practices of local dental offices.
You will graduate from this 10 month accredited program with the opportunity to write the National Examination providing you with the ability to be licensed nationally.
Term: August – June
Practicum: 5 Weeks