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|Accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation of Canada, this program will prepare students to assume a position as a dental assistant/intra-oral health care provider, capable of working with health professionals in a variety of settings. The role of a Level II dental assistant involves precise and detailed work in a confined environment, including intra-oral skills such as selective coronal polishing, oral hygiene instruction, application of pit and fissure sealants, fluoride application, and teeth whitening processes.
The graduate of this program will perform a variety of roles including clinical, education, health promotion, business administration, and laboratory duties consistent with national standards and be eligible for certification by the Ontario Dental Assistants Association and the Canadian Dental Assistants Association (CDAA). Upon successful completion of the National Dental Assisting Examining Board Exam (NDAEB), the graduate is eligible to practice as a Level II Dental Assistant. This program will appeal to students who have excellent communication and organization skills. They must also be compassionate and possess good manual dexterity.