Published on February 10, 2020
EDMONTON – Families can get a great deal on teeth cleaning for kids aged 7-17 and help NAIT’s Dental Assisting Technology students at the same time.
The $30 appointment, which includes oral health education, scaling, polishing and fluoride application, is done under the direct supervision of a dentist, dental hygienists and dental assistant instructors at NAIT’s dental clinic. The appointment takes between two and three hours.
Appointments are available every Wednesday and Friday in February and March, at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. For more information, go to nait.ca/dental or call 780.471.7786.
- Dental Assisting Technology is a two-year diploma program that prepares students to meet the expectations of the dental community in Alberta.
- NAIT’s dental clinic also provides low-cost dentures from students in the Denturist Technology program.
NAIT’s dental and denture clinic
NAIT Dental Assisting Technology program
NAIT’s Denturist Technology progra
Dorothy Lawrence, Chair, NAIT Dental Assisting Technology program
“The NAIT onsite Patient Care Clinic provides our students with a real-world learning opportunity and much needed, affordable dental services for the general public. Students are provided with opportunities to connect knowledge and skills they have acquired over their two years in the program. Public patients help prepare students for their clinical placements and employment.”
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and skilled trades. With nearly 40,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to the provincial economy. NAIT also contributes to Alberta’s prosperity by helping business and industry become more competitive with Industry Solutions offered through its Productivity and Innovation Centre, including technology adoption, business and product innovation and industry-driven research. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.