Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma

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The Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma program at the National Academy of Health and Business (Mississauga campus) prepares students for careers in dental offices, dental clinics, health units, hospitals and educational institutions. Students in the Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma program will combine theoretical classroom learning with practical hands-on training, ensuring that they are both well versed in all aspects of dentistry and equipped with the confidence needed to provide top quality dental care.

The Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma Course Concentration:

The comprehensive Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma program covers a wide range of dental care topics and subjects. Students will be introduced to:

  • Dental Assisting Fundamentals
  • Oral Facial Sciences (including body systems)
  • Microbiology, Disease Transmission and Infection Control
  • Diagnostic Records and Data Gathering
  • Preventative Dentistry and Nutrition
  • Pharmacology and Anesthesia
  • Clinical Dentistry
  • Dental Radiography
  • Dental Specialties (oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics)
  • Dental Practice Management
  • Intra Oral Skills (mandatory Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities skills)
  • And More

Graduates of the Intra-Oral Dental Assisting (Level 1 & 2) Diploma program must write and successfully pass the NDAEB Level 2 certification examination in order to use their Level 2 skills in a dental office in the Province of Ontario. Upon passing the NDAEB Level 2 examination graduates may apply to the Ontario Dental Nurses and Assistants’ Association (ODN&AA) for CDA Level 2 Certification.

The Intra Oral Dental Assistant Diploma program is 39 weeks long and includes a 2-week job placement.


National Academy is a leading Career College in Mississauga and Hamilton. Here, each individual is provided with tools, skills and opportunities to shape their tomorrow. We offer our students convenient class schedules, personalized class sizes, short program lengths, and qualified professional instruction.

National Academy, established in 1979, is a fully registered and approved, Canadian owned and operated College.

NAHB Funding Options

Students are eligible for up to five different funding options, including OSAP (students enrolled in the Dental Chairside Assistant diploma program may be eligible, if qualified, for loans, grants, or awards granted under the Ontario Student Assistance Program), EI, Second Career Payment Plans and even loans facilitated by us.

We also accept Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points via HigherEdPoints.

Mississauga College Campus: 905 273 6656

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Toronto College Campus: 416 545 0404
Hamilton College Campus: 905 521 9991