Intra Oral Dental
Assisting Level 1 & 2

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Complete this program
in just 50 weeks!

Secure a job after the program and earn approximately $38,000 a year.

The Intra Oral Dental Assisting Level 1 & 2 program at Oxford College prepares students for a rewarding career in the oral healthcare industry. Students will benefit from our fully equipped dental laboratory and highly experienced instructors.

Intra-oral dental assistants help dentists, dental hygienists, and dental therapists during the examination and treatment of patients. These professionals also perform clerical functions. Our in-depth diploma program gives you the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed as a dental assistant as part of a professional team.

Students will
learn how to:

  • Prepare patients for dental examination and assist the dentist during the examination
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Polish teeth and clinical crowns and apply fluoride and sealant
  • Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts
  • Fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations
  • Educate patients on oral hygiene
  • Invoice patients for dental services
  • Schedule patient appointments and record dental procedures performed
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • Perform intra-oral duties such as removing sutures, taking and recording vital signs, applying desensitizing agents, topical anaesthetic, and anti-cariogenic agents; and applying and removing rubber dams

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Career Opportunities

Graduates are employed by dental offices, community health centres, educational institutions, and clinics.

Upon completion of the program, graduates may find employment as: 

  • Intra-oral dental assistant
  • Dental administrator
  • Dental office assistant
  • Preventative dental assistant
  • Dental receptionist

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