About the program

The Dental Assistance program will train you to perform chairside assisting procedures and related office and laboratory tasks under the direction and supervision of a licensed dentist. Dental assistants ensure that everything is ready for the day’s treatments, including preparing instruments and materials required by the dentist.

Our state of the art dental clinic is the perfect environment in which to learn. You will be encouraged to collaborate with classmates as you explore dental theory and learn the latest dental techniques. Our dedicated and experienced teachers help you every step of the way as you make your journey from student to professional dental assistant. We are the only English language public dental assisting program in Quebec. We have been training dental assistants for over 30 years and we are an integral part of Montreal’s dental community.

Skills you will learn:

  • ​Patient care duties, such as post operative and oral hygiene instruction
  • Assisting skills for a variety of dental treatments
  • Techniques for sterilization and disinfection and preparing treatment rooms
  • Dental charting and maintaining patient records

A career in the dental profession
Dental assistant is a financially secure profession and trained professionals are in high demand. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in a dental clinic or in private practice.