Dental Office Administrator


Designed for individuals aspiring to start a career as a dental office Administrator. Whether you’re new to the field or seeking a career change, this comprehensive 6-month program will equip you with the essential skills & knowledge.

The program includes:

  • 3 courses below (total of 7 modules)
  • Job application training
  • 10 live sessions with trainers
  • 10 projects marked by trainers
  • Final Exam
  • 3-week Practicum

Next Program Start Date:
September 3, 2024 (enrollment open)

To enroll into Dental Office Administrator Program, you must complete admission requirements and pay a registration fee.


Dental Office Administrator


Designed for practicing dental office administrators seeking to enhance or refresh their skills, these courses provide opportunities for professional development and continuous education.

Introduction to the Profession, Fundamentals of Dentistry & Patient Communication




Dental Software & Appointment Scheduling




Dental Insurance & Financial Systems




Job Application




Meet Our Team

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Coralie Di Massa

Head Trainer

Meet Coralie Di Massa, our trainer who specializes in dental office administration. With over a decade of practical knowledge as…

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Shannon Matlock

Program Trainer

Meet Shannon Matlock, a dedicated and accomplished Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) with an impressive 23 years of experience in the…

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Deena Kordi

Program Trainer

Introducing Deena Kordi. Deena has dedicated 17 years to the field of dentistry, showcasing her versatility in various roles, including…

Susan Fonseca

Program Manager

Meet Susan Fonseca, our Program Manager and a dental professional that has served as a dedicated RDA, Administrator, Office Manager,…

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Anastasia Husieva

Program Coordinator

Meet Anastasia Husieva, our dedicated Program Coordinator at Dental Choice Academy. With a commitment to student success, Anastasia serves as…

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the dental office administrator program format?

The program is comprised of 7 online modules, 10 virtual real-time expansion sessions with a trainer, and a three-week on-site practicum.

What is the in-office practicum?

The on-site practicum is a 3-week, full-time, unpaid commitment of hands-on experience in a dental office. You will be placed in a dental office where you will work alongside experienced professionals and have the opportunity to apply the skills, theories, and concepts you have learned throughout the program.

Can I complete the program while studying or working?

Yes, you can! Depending on your prior experience and study habits, you would dedicate between 1 to 3 hours per day to complete the program. This flexibility allows you to balance your studies with your current work and life commitments. You can access the course from your computer or phone during a time that is convenient with your schedule.

Is the job of a dental receptionist/administrator in high demand?

Yes, dental receptionist/administrator jobs are in high demand in Alberta. There are approximately 3,000 dentists in Alberta, and each of them require a receptionist/administrator to keep their office running smoothly. However, there is a shortage of trained receptionists/administrators who can fill these positions; by enrolling in our comprehensive Dental Office Administrator Program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a top candidate for these positions.

Would I be able to work at any dental office after completing the Dental Office Administrator program?

The program is designed to provide you with the necessary skills, and knowledge required to work in any dental office.

What are the available payment options?

We provide two payment options for your convenience:

Option 1: Pay in Full (e-transfer)
You have the option to pay the full amount upfront using e-transfer. This ensures a hassle-free and immediate completion of your payment.

Option 2: Payment Plan
We offer a convenient six-month payment plan option. This allows you to budget accordingly while pursuing your education and career goals. Request a copy of the payment plan agreement for additional details.

Where Our Students Are From

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As a practicing dentist, I know how important it is to have a dental practice that's well-organized and works efficiently. Dental Choice Academy had meticulously crafted a curriculum that caters specifically to the needs of dental office administrators. This program is fantastic for beginners who want to learn about running a dental office, and it's also really useful for those who already have some knowledge but want to improve even more. What really stands out is that Dental Choice Academy is part of a company that actually operates dental offices every single day. This makes the program reliable and practical. When you join this program, you're not just reading from books – you're learning from the real experiences of folks who've made dental offices run smoothly."

Dr. Daniel Bargrizan

Dentist, Edmonton, AB.

The Dental Choice Academy reinvented my ability to provide excellent customer service. The experience behind the instructors that held the online teaching sessions allowed me to gain the knowledge of the more technical side of Dentistry."

Kiersten Lloyd

Sterilization Technician & Dental Choice Academy Student, Edmonton, AB.

I am thoroughly impressed with the amount of knowledge I have gained from this program content. I highly recommend it to anyone who is looking to enter a career in Dentistry. This course has taught me a lot more than just Dental Administration but has given me deeper insight on Dentistry."

Melanie Ouellet

Dental Choice Academy Student, Edmonton, AB.

This course has been super helpful in getting to know the dentistry industry, it's extremely thorough and the expansion sessions are extremely helpful in wrapping up the module and gaining a better grasp on the information, everyone is so kind and generous and willing to assist!"

Anika Parslow

Dental Choice Academy Student, Edmonton, AB.

There remains an overwhelming demand of dental administers in dental offices across Alberta. However, it is a career which requires a thorough understanding of patients’ dental needs, motivators, insurance and finances. This is why the Dental Choice Academy was created to help ensure the administrator will succeed and help elevate whatever dental office they work at while giving excellent customer services to our beloved patients. The office administrator is the first point of contact and will be a key determinant in a dental clinic’s success. This is why training with the Dental Choice Academy is a win for everyone.

Dr. Amandeep Singh

Dentist, Edmonton, AB.


Kick-Start Your Dental Administration Career

Contact Dental Choice Academy Today!

If you’re ready to start your career in dental administration, want more information, or have any general questions about the program, please send us an email!

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