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Dental Assisting

South Ontario Dental College is pleased to announce its new Dental Assisting Program Level I & II. Begins February 27, 2017. Build a new and rewarding career as a dental assistant. We’re proud to provide students with a comprehensive program offering extensive hands-on experiences that create skilled dental assistants committed to lifelong learning.

SODC is NOW accepting applications for enrolment. Please call 905-304-4706!

Dental Assisting Program specifics

  • Begins February 27, 2017
  • 10 months long
  • 51 weeks divided into two terms – Level I and Level II
  • Each term consists of 20 weeks with a break of 3 weeks between terms

Students are in class Monday through Friday with the earliest start time at 8:00 a.m. and classes ending by 6:00 p.m. Students will learn both in the classroom and in our modern, fully equipped dental clinic. SODC follows the curriculum established by the Ontario Dental Assistants Association and the NDAEB. Upon graduation the students write the NDAEB examination in order to be licensed in Ontario.

Dental Assisting Program Level I

In Level I the students learn chairside assisting duties. They include assisting both the dentist and dental hygienist, taking and developing X-rays, mixing dental materials, oral hygiene instruction, infection control, instrument sterilization and more.

Dental Assisting Program Level II

Level II allows the student more intra-oral duties. They include taking impressions, pit and fissure sealants, applying anticariogenic agents, rubber dam placement, coronal polishing, and application of topical anesthetics. Included in Level II is an in-office practicum. 

Dental Assisting Program fees:

$15,269.00 for 10 months. Includes all of the following:

Tuition includes:

All required textbooks
1 pair of scrubs
1 lab coat
1 set of safety glasses
In-class resource materials (handouts, etc.)