Welland, Ontario, CA Program Description As a dental assistant, you play a key role in a dental practice and have the knowledge and practical skills needed to help patients achieve their oral health goals. HIGHLIGHTS: Over 400 hours of hands-on, experiential learning in Niagara College’s new, state-of-the-art, fully operational dental clinic and labs. Unique interprofessional education experience in both classroom and clinical environments. Gain practical experience in a dental office field placement and combine theory with real-world experience. Accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). Graduates are eligible to write the entry to practice National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) exam followed by certification by the Ontario Dental Assistants Association after successful completion of the NDAEB exam.