Dental Assisting (Distance)

Become a Dental Assistant

Sydney Campus

Program Length:

47 Weeks

Program Hours:

1496

Upcoming Start Dates

Sydney:

June 3, 2024
January 6, 2025
June 2, 2025

Upcoming Start Dates

Upcoming Start Dates

Sydney:

June 3, 2024
January 6, 2025
June 2, 2025

Upcoming Start Dates

Sydney:

June 3, 2024
January 6, 2025
June 2, 2025

Upcoming Start Dates

Sydney:

June 3, 2024
January 6, 2025
June 2, 2025
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Become a Dental Assistant

Explore the accredited Dental Assisting Program at CBBC Career College, approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation Canada (CDAC). This comprehensive program is designed to equip students with the skills needed to assist dentists in various dental procedures within a general dental practice. As part of the program, students also learn to provide personalized patient education and treatment within the scope of practice for dental assistants in Nova Scotia.

The Dental Assisting Distance program seamlessly integrates online learning, clinical instruction, and a work term placement. Successful completion of these components qualifies students for a CBBC Career College diploma. Additionally, students are prepared to write and pass the National Dental Assisting Examining Board (NDAEB) Examination, with the cost of the written exam included in the tuition.

What to Expect:

  • Structured full-time education with a blend of online learning, on-campus clinical training, and practicum placement.
  • Two days per week in a work-term placement at a dental practice, complemented by three days per week of remote, instructor-led online learning.
  • Five weeks at CBBC’s dental clinic, reinforcing practical skills.
  • Mandatory clinical placement hours at a dental office, providing hands-on experience.
  • Online theory courses utilizing the MOODLE learning management system, featuring various learning activities, assessments, study materials, assignments, and exams.
  • Clinical competencies developed sequentially on manikins, peer-to-peer, and real patients at CBBC Career College’s Dental Clinic.
  • Exposure to different dental offices and practice areas.

The dental assistant courses cover essential areas including Chair Side Procedures, Communications, Dental Office Administration, Dental Laboratory Techniques and Procedures, Dental Specialties (endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, etc.), Dental Radiography, Microbiology, and Infection Control.

Join the Dental Assisting Program at CBBC Career College to receive accredited training, prepare for the NDAEB Examination, and embark on a fulfilling career as a dental assistant. Enrol now to gain practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Contact us today to learn more about our Dental Assisting program and take the first step toward a successful future in dental healthcare.

 

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Job Market

Due to the rising number of dental practices across Nova Scotia, there is now a shortage of dental assistants in the province. According to jobbank.gc.ca, the job market for dental assistants is projected to grow for the next number of years.

This program is an excellent fit for:

  • Anyone who is looking to upgrade their skills and become a licensed dental assistant.
  • Someone is a people person and has great customer service skills.
  • A person looking for a fast-paced and exciting career.

Why choose the Dental Assisting (Distance) program?

  • A combination of online and in-class learning.
  • Upgrade your skills and gain new opportunities if you already work in a dental office!
  • Lifetime support of career services!

Save time & money

  • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
  • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
  • With career support for life with CBBC Career College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated.
  • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

Your future is our priority

  • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening frequently (no need to wait!)
  • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.
  • We take a student-centric approach to learning, with small class sizes to empower you to collaborate with your peers and receive more attentive support from your instructors.


Career-relevant education

  • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We will get you job-ready!
  • Most CBBC Career College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
  • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified CBBC Career College graduates!

What Our Graduates Are Saying

CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities!
Stephanie Melski
Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital Program

What Our Graduates Are Saying

CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities!
Stephanie Melski
Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital Program