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 Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
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SchoolConfederation College
LocationThunder Bay, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 3,400
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level. or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment. or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED). or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). Additional Required Course/s: Grade 11 or 12 Biology (College or University preparation) & Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry (College or University preparation)
Cost
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DescriptionA Dental Assistant is a vital member of the oral health team who works in a collaborative, professional and ethical manner. The one-year certificate program prepares you for the proficient application of knowledge in a variety of areas such as clinical chair-side and intra-oral, laboratory, radiography, administration, and health education and promotion skills. The clinical experience within Confederation College and the field placements are supported by the background provided through academic studies.

If you’re interested in a career in Dental Assisting, you must possess qualities that include taking an interest in helping people, have good health, have self-discipline, be responsible, have effective communication skills, self-motivation and problem solving skills.
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