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Top 10 Diplomas in Dental Sciences 2019

A diploma is a certificate that a student gets once they complete a course of study. This is typically an undergraduate program, but can also be pursued by professionals looking to gain more specific knowledge. A diploma often takes less than a year to complete.

What is a diploma in dentistry? A diploma in dentistry focuses on a specific feature relating to dentistry. It can focus on restorative dental treatments, endodontics, oral surgery, periodontology or a number of other educational areas. No matter the focus, this course gives students the technical knowledge needed to succeed as a professional in dentistry. This type of program requires students to conduct research, participate in clinical practice and attend lectures. While some diplomas can be pursued without a prior degree, a diploma in dentistry requires that you have already graduated with or are currently pursuing a Bachelor of Dental Surgery or a related degree.

This type of study is beneficial because it can give a professional a specialization. It allows students to focus on a specific aspect of dentistry for their career, which usually translates to higher pay and better working conditions.

Obtaining a diploma in dentistry can cost a lot, but the cost will vary. It all depends on the country, the school you want to attend and how you want to attend classes, so always contact schools for specific information.

Once you have a diploma in dentistry, you will likely work in health care related to the mouth. The career you have will depend on the specialization that you took. You can either be a practicing dentist or focus on doing research. If you decide to practice, you can work in restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, oral medicine, prosthodontics or one of the many other specialties available.

Choosing the school to attend will depend on where your program is available. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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10 Results in Dental Sciences

ISMET - Formación en salud y terapias naturales

In Spain we have two large Fairs of the Natural Therapies sector, such as Expo EcoSalud and BioCultura; as well as Infarma in Madrid and Barcelona. ... [+]

Face-to-face edition: from September 2018 to June 2019Online edition: from October 2018 to July 2019Duration: 10 months

In Spain we have two large Fairs of the Natural Therapies sector, such as Expo EcoSalud and BioCultura; as well as Infarma in Madrid and Barcelona. Year after year the number of attendees as exhibitors is increasing due to the increased interest of young people and families for a healthier diet and a healthier health care without side effects. Proof of this is the growing number of companies in the food, naturist and pharmaceutical sectors that are offering the market products that coexist with this new philosophy of healthy and healthy life and at the same time the Spanish television networks are broadcasting programs that promote a life healthy.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Spain Online
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
Online
College Boreal

The student or the student develops skills to assess the client's oral health status and interpret clinical results. In collaboration with the client, he or she develops ... [+]

The student or the student develops skills to assess the client's oral health status and interpret clinical results. In collaboration with the client, he or she develops a care plan that reflects the needs of each individual. Thereafter, the student or the student shall provide educational, preventive and therapeutic interventions as prescribed in his field of practice. The ending or finishing is equipped to provide primary high-quality health care with confidence and professionalism in the health team.

The student or the student involved in internal and external courses in various media such as Dental Hygiene Clinic of Collège Boréal, Francophone community health centers, long term care facilities and public health service. In addition, the student or the student benefits of interdisciplinary activities in collaboration with Northern Ontario School of Medicine.... [-]

Canada Sudbury Hearst Kapuskasing Temiskaming Shores Timmins Toronto Windsor Niagara Falls Temiscaming North Bay  + 7 More
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
College Boreal

In this program, the student develops the ability to evaluate the oral health of clients and interpret clinical results. Students learn to develop, in collaboration with ... [+]

This program is taught in French, click here for the French Translation of the program

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC).

Enrolment in this program is limited. In this program, the student develops the ability to evaluate the oral health of clients and interpret clinical results. Students learn to develop, in collaboration with clients, a dental health plan. The prevention, screening, and control of oral and dental diseases are an integral part of the hygienist's work. The dental hygienist is responsible for delivering quality care and services, whether they are preventative, educational or therapeutic, within his or her scope of practice. The graduates of this program are prepared to practice the profession confidently with an interprofessional healthcare team. Students of this program experience internal and external clinical experiences and participate in a number of interprofessional activities in collaboration with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Graduates must sit for the national certification examination required to practice the profession.... [-]

Canada Sudbury Hearst Kapuskasing Temiskaming Shores Timmins Toronto Windsor Niagara Falls Temiscaming North Bay  + 7 More
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
South London Academy

The Dentistry market in the UK has seen significant growth over recent years. The Dentistry industry in the UK valued according to LaingBuisson in the fourth edition of D ... [+]

The Dentistry market in the UK has seen significant growth over recent years. The Dentistry industry in the UK valued according to LaingBuisson in the fourth edition of Dentistry UK Market Report, at £5.8bn in 2013/2014, with £3.62bn (63%) of this spent by government and patients on NHS dentistry, and £2.2bn generated from private dentistry (37%). Recent regulations in this industry have made the course more crucial than ever.

Dental nurses are essential to the dental industry. They contribute significantly to the care of patients undergoing dental treatment and are vital members of the dental team. They act as a chaperone and the second appropriate person in the dental surgery. There are varied job roles once you are qualified to work in a dental training, dental hospital or community dental services.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Part-time
18 - 24 
Campus
Provo College

If you want to work in a professional healthcare environment and would like to help patients receive quality dental care, Provo College’s Dental Assisting Program may be ... [+]

If you want to work in a professional healthcare environment and would like to help patients receive quality dental care, Provo College’s Dental Assisting Program may be perfect for you. Provo College will give you the Dental Assisting courses that will help you embark on your career with confidence. You’ll get the training you need to enter the field of Dental Assisting in as little as ten months.

Just how in-demand are people with Dental Assisting Degrees? The Utah Occupational Long-Term Projections forecast that dental assistants will be among the fastest growing careers through 2020, with a projected total job growth of 43% or 5,850 jobs (Utah Department of Workforce Services Occupational Projections, 2012). You can take our fast-paced Dental Assisting courses at our school in Layton, Utah and in Murray, Utah, just minutes away from Salt Lake City. To learn more about how to get a Dental Assisting Degree, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.... [-]

USA Provo
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
APLUS Institute

APLUS Institute is one of the leading private dental hygiene colleges in Toronto (Canada) established in 1996, registered with the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Uni ... [+]

APLUS Institute is one of the leading private dental hygiene colleges in Toronto (Canada) established in 1996, registered with the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. APLUS Institute Dental Hygiene Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) and is a highly competitive and intensive 18-months diploma program that prepares students to work as dental hygienists in a variety of employment settings.

The enriched and comprehensive curriculum focuses on developing the extensive fundamental knowledge required for contemporary dental hygiene practice and covers courses in biomedical sciences, oral health sciences, behavioral sciences, dental hygiene theory and practice as well as clinical experience. Students are prepared to function effectively within a collaborative dental team focusing on client-centered dental hygiene process of care while developing an interprofessional relationship.... [-]

Canada Toronto
July 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
CDI College

CDI College's Denturist program is one of three programs in Canada approved by the Denturist Association of Canada and the only program accredited in British Columbia. ... [+]

CDI College's Denturist program is one of three programs in Canada approved by the Denturist Association of Canada and the only program accredited in British Columbia. Denturists specialize in the field of removable oral prostheses and supply denture care directly to the public.

They provide denture services to patients via chair side appointments and also have the ability to fabricate dentures in their own clinic. By the end of this three-year program, students will have spent time covering the theoretical, technical and clinical experiences required to assess, diagnose, design, fabricate and insert both complete and partial removable dentures.

Topics include complete and removable partial dentures, dentures on implants, and practice management.... [-]

Canada Surrey
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
CDI College

The Dental Assisting program at CDI College trains students for careers in the dental field. During the program, students will learn about dental care, pharmacology, oral ... [+]

CDI College's Dental Assisting program provides hands-on training for students who want to pursure careers in the dental field. Topics covered in the program include oral facial science, dental materials, clinical dentistry, preventative dentistry and nutrition, prevention of disease transmission, oral pathology, and more. Students will develop a through understanding of dental theories as well as have the opportunity to practice them in practicum placements.

The program provides both comprehensive and intensive education and training leading to a career as a Certified Dental Assistant.

Graduates are eligible to apply to sit the written National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) Certification Exam.... [-]

Canada Scarborough Surrey Burnaby Edmonton Calgary  + 2 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
CDI College

Enrol in CDI College’s Intra Oral Dental Assistant diploma program and discover the many career opportunities that await graduates. This diploma program is a comprehensiv ... [+]

Enrol in CDI College’s Intra Oral Dental Assistant diploma program and discover the many career opportunities that await graduates. This diploma program is a comprehensive and intensive study of dental care, oral pathology, pharmacology, and dental radiography.

Students learn how to prepare treatment rooms and patients for treatments, assist dentists during treatment, perform infection control procedures, process radiographs, apply topical fluoride and anaesthetic, and maintain patient records, insurance accounts, and other general administrative duties.

Courses in the Intra-Oral Dental Assistant program consist of a variety of practical and theoretical lessons. Students begin with core dental studies which give an orientation to dentistry, oral facial science, and environmental health and safety. Students are also taught how to organize and manage diagnostic records, conduct radiography, and perform administrative duties. Students are required to complete 80 hours of work experience in a private practice during Phase I of the program, and 60 hours during Phase II, to graduate with a diploma. ... [-]

Canada Vancouver Winnipeg
September 2019
Full-time
100 hours
Campus
CDI College

The Dental Assistance - 5644 program prepares students to become dental assistants in private or public healthcare establishments and dental offices. ... [+]

Diploma of Vocational Studies, often abbreviated DVS, French: Diplôme d'études professionnelles or DEP

Dental Assistance - 5644 / Assistance dentaire - 5144

The Dental Assistance - 5644 program prepares students to become dental assistants in private or public healthcare establishments and dental offices. The program fosters the development of effective dental assistant practices as well as the development of organizational and communication skills. An important portion of the program is delivered in a laboratory and in clinics.

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Canada Laval
September 2019
Full-time
Campus