The Dental Assisting Academy of New Brunswick

Dental Assisting

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Program Information

School:The Dental Assisting Academy of New Brunswick
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Dental Assisting/Assistant
Description:This program is divided into three successive stages of instruction. Topics covered during the course include: anatomy, microbiology, embryology, pathology, pharmacology, dental specialties, professional conduct and communication, nutrition, dental office procedures, basic dental assisting skills, basic clinical support procedures, laboratory procedures, and intra-oral procedures.

The student can expect extensive, hands-on instruction with frequent quizzes, tests, mid-term and final examinations. The passing average for all instruction is 75%. Practical demonstration of competency in operatory procedures is undertaken in the clinical laboratory under the direction and evaluation of on-site instructors. Each student must successfully complete a three-week dental office practicum in both the second and third stages of the program.

Guest lecturers often include representatives of the Saint John and New Brunswick Dental Assistants Association; the New Brunswick Community College; Human Resources Development Canada and others.
URL:Dental Assisting at The Dental Assisting Academy of New Brunswick
Length:10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,500
Careers:Dental Assistants

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 01, 2007