This program will equip you with the office administrative skills and clinical knowledge necessary to work effectively in a dental practice. You will study dental office procedures such as preparation and maintenance of client records, inventory systems, recall systems, appointment scheduling, dental insurance, accounting and computer literacy (including dental software), as well as oro-facial anatomy.
You will also gain practical experience through exposure to the operation of our WAVE Clinic and the observation of clinical procedures delivered by students in the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs.
Graduates are eligible to write the Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA) examination. If successful, they are recognized as Certified Dental Receptionists.
After graduation, you will be fully prepared to become an integral part of the dental health-care team. You may find a position with a dental practice, a specialty group practice or in a clinic as a receptionist/administrator. With experience, you can look forward to a supervisory or office management position.
Graduates are eligible to write the Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA) certification examination for Certified Dental Receptionists (CDR).
Tuition $3,516.00 * 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.
International students: Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information.
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)
- Orientation session - An orientation session is strongly recommended
- Basic knowledge of keyboarding skills is recommended.
** 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. Please visit www.georgebrown.ca/transferguide for more information.
Additional Mandatory Requirements
Pre-placement Health Form
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- Upon confirmation of acceptance into this program, students must meet all the mandatory pre-placement health requirements for the program. It may take up to four months to complete all the requirements.
- All costs, service fees and fines associated with the overall health requirements are the responsibility of the student.
- For further details and to download the mandatory pre-placement health form, go to the Pre-placement website at georgebrown.ca/preplacement
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.
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT INFO SESSIONS
Register for a free information session for a chance to:
- talk to faculty in greater detail
- check out our Interprofessional Learning Clinic with specialized Client Records lab
The School of Health Services Management hosts regular information sessions. Visit our website at georgebrown.ca/infosessions for current dates and times.
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