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Vocational Training Programs

Dental Assistance

Dental assistants play a vital role supporting the dentist and ensuring your visit to the dentist is both comfortable and happy. Join a career that is both personally and professionally fulfilling.

This 1500 Diplôme d’Études Professionnelles (DEP), which includes a stage placement in industry, will prepare you to join the dynamic world of Dental.


High school diploma or Sec. IV English,
French & Math

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Program Description

The Dental Assistance program will train you in everything from being chairside, assisting procedures, to charting and maintaining patient records under the direction and supervision of a licensed dentist. Dental assistants ensure that everything is ready for the day’s treatments, including preparing and sterilizing instruments and materials required by the dentist.

Our state-of-the-art dental clinic lets you hone your skills in a realistic and engaging environment. 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.

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Did you know…

Dental assistant jobs are on the rise and are in high demand.
Our students are offered the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience on stage at the McGill Undergraduate Dental Clinic.
Unlike other branches of medicine, dental assistants have the benefit of a regular weekday schedule where others are on call 24 hours a day.

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