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Dental Technology Program (S100)

PROGRAMDental Technology Program
CODES100
SCHOOLSchool of Dental Health
LOCATIONWaterfront Campus
DURATION3 years (6 semesters)
STARTING MONTHSeptember
CERTIFICATIONOntario College Advanced Diploma
YEAR OF STUDY2014-2015
METHOD OF STUDYFT

Dental technologists make a major contribution to the practice of dentistry. These dental workers fabricate all the various appliances used by dentists in the treatment of patients. Dental technologists fabricate orthodontic appliances, full dentures, partial dentures, crowns and bridges from a dentist’s prescription. The technologist may also produce specialty items such as surgical splints and sports mouthguards, as well as implant-related restorations.


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Description  

Dental technologists make a major contribution to the practice of dentistry. These dental workers fabricate all the various appliances used by dentists in the treatment of patients. Dental technologists fabricate orthodontic appliances, full dentures, partial dentures, crowns and bridges from a dentist’s prescription. The technologist may also produce specialty items such as surgical splints and sports mouthguards, as well as implant-related restorations.

Students are taught to standards set out in the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario pamphlet “General Statement of Required Competencies for Entry to the Dental Technology Profession.”

The teaching program is highly project-oriented.

This program is unique in Ontario.

 S100



Course Outline
Required Courses 

SEMESTER 1

 

ANAT1010

Functional Anatomy

ANAT1038

Head and Neck Anatomy I

DENT1026

Complete Denture I

DENT1028

Dental Lab Materials I

DENT1030

Orthodontics I

DENT1083

Lab Safety and Equipment

COMM1003

English Skills

 

or

COMM1007

College English

GNED

General Education Elective

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

DENT1014

Crown and Bridge I

DENT1015

Acrylic Partial Dentures

DENT1092

Complete Denture II

DENT1128

Dental Lab Materials II

BIOL1004

Microbiology and Infection Control

COMM1007

College English (if necessary)

GSSC1053

Future of Health Care in Canada

 

 

SEMESTER 3

 

DENT1108

Cast Partial Dentures I

DENT2001

Complete Denture III

DENT2002

Crown and Bridge II

DENT2014

Orthodontics II

GNED

General Education Elective

 

 

SEMESTER 4

 

DENT2003

Crown and Bridge III

DENT2004

Cast Partial Dentures II

DENT2005

Complete Denture IV

DENT2024

Orthodontics III

DENT2039

Oral Pathology for the Dental Technologist

DENT2037

Ceramics I

 

 

SEMESTER 5

 

DENT3010

Complete and Partial Dentures

DENT3011

Crown and Bridge IV

DENT3012

Orthodontics IV

DENT3015

Ceramics II

MGMT2012

Applied Management Practice – Dental Lab

GHUM3003

Jurisprudence, Ethics and Professional Responsibilities

 

 

SEMESTER 6

 

DENT3008

Specialty Pre-Grad Lab

DENT3027

Fixed/Removable Implants

DENT3028

Field Placement

For detailed course outlines click here.

For a list of General Education Electives click here.



Careers and Post-Graduate Study Opportunities
Your Career Upon successfully completing the program, graduates will be eligible to apply for the registration exam. Upon passing the exam, graduates are able to open their own dental laboratory or supervise an existing laboratory. Graduates may also find employment as technicians in dental labs and dentists’ offices, or as sales representatives with dental supply companies.

Future Study Options For information on future study options, see transferguide.georgebrown.ca.

Tuition and Fees
Tuition $8,610.00 *

Additional Cost 

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in fall 2013. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2014 and at later dates.

Materials fees are due in full at the time of your initial payment. If you have applied for OSAP, your initial payment must include the full materials fees plus the OSAP deferral fee.

Please note: This program does not accept International students.



How to Qualify and Apply
Admission Requirements  

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U) - A grade of 60 or higher is required.
  • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U) - A grade of 60 or higher is required.
  • Grade 11 Biology (C or U) or Grade 12 (U) - A grade of 60 or higher is required.
  • Grade 11 Chemistry or Physics (U) or Grade 12 Chemistry or Physics (C or U) - A grade of 60 or higher is required.
  • Testing - Manual dexterity test for qualified applicants only.
  • Mature applicants are eligible to test for Mathematics, Science and English

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older)

Course Exemptions: Certain Ontario Academic Credit (OAC), college or university credits may qualify you for course exemptions. Many courses are also eligible for prior learning assessment, based on your previous education and experiential learning.

Additional Mandatory Requirements
Pre-placement Health Form (for 3rd year students only) 

  1. Upon acceptance and confirmation into the program, students must meet all the mandatory pre-placement health requirements for this program. This may take up to four months to complete all the requirements.
  2. All costs, service fees and fines associated with the overall health requirements are the responsibility of the student. 
  3. Details and to download the mandatory pre-placement health form, go to the  Pre-placement website at www.georgebrown.ca/preplacement.


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Student Success
Success Stories  

“There is no better place to go for Dental Technology than George Brown College.”

Drew Ferraro (2000 graduate, Dental Technology)



Contact Us
Contact Us  

 

Call The Dental Technology Program Coordinator, Jim Globocki at
Email: jglobock@georgebrown.ca

 

For updated information and course descriptions, visit georgebrown.ca or call 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.



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