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Dental Assisting Schools


CDI College
Location: Calgary and Edmonton

Calgary North campus
CADA Program Approval Status: Approved Status
CADA Registration Requirements: NDAEB Written Examination
CDAC* Accreditation Status: CDAC-accredited since 2016

Edmonton City Centre campus
CADA Program Approval Status: Provisionally Approved Status
CADA Registration Requirements: NDAEB Written Examination and Clinical Practice Evaluation
CDAC* Accreditation Status: not CDAC-accredited

Columbia College
Location: Calgary
CADA Program Approval Status: Approved Status
CADA Registration Requirements: NDAEB Written Examination
CDAC* Accreditation Status: CDAC-accredited since November 2005
Continuing Education**: clinical refresher, intra-oral skills, Orthodontic Module

KDM Dental College International Inc
Location: Calgary and Edmonton
CADA Program Approval Status: Approved Status
CADA Registration Requirements: NDAEB Written Examination
CDAC* Accreditation Status: CDAC-accredited since December 2008

NAIT
Location: Edmonton
CADA Program Approval Status: Approved Status
CADA Registration Requirements: NDAEB Written Examination
CDAC* Accreditation Status: CDAC-accredited since 1973
Continuing Education**: clinical refresher, intra-oral skills

SAIT Polytechnic
Location: Calgary
CADA Program Approval Status: Approved Status
CADA Registration Requirements: NDAEB Written Examination
CDAC* Accreditation Status: CDAC-accredited since 1973
Continuing Education**: intra-oral skills, Orthodontic Module, Preventive Dentistry Module

The post-graduate Orthodontic Module is also offered at the University of Alberta.

*Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada

**Continuing education that may lead to the authorization of skill(s) is listed. Schools offering intra-oral continuing education may offer some or all of the available skills; post-graduate modules are listed separately. Contact the schools directly regarding availability, scheduling, enrollment, fees, etc.

Information current as of November 2016 and subject to change.