Advanced Diploma in Denturism




¿Qué aprenderé?

In this program, students prepare for careers as Denturists. Students develop knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with their scope of practice, in particular assisting clients in attaining and maintaining oral health. Students gain knowledge and train specifically in clinical and laboratory aspects related to their field, including complete, partial and immediate dentures, and dentures over implants. Students use a problem-solving framework, basing all decisions, judgments and interventions on current research and theory. Students are prepared for the legal and ethical responsibilities of a Denturist with an understanding of business practices related to self-employment.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • integrate pertinent theoretical knowledge of anatomy, physiology, morphology and pathology into the provision of denturist practice;
  • integrate principles of physics, chemistry, general science and properties of materials associated with the fabrication of dental prosthetic devices and appliances;
  • operate and maintain dental laboratory equipment in accordance with standard safety and maintenance procedures, WHMIS and infection control protocol;
  • design, fabricate, modify and repair removable prosthetic devices and appliances according to prescription or comprehensive patient assessment (in collaboration with other members of the dental profession);
  • work in a manner that is consistent with current regulations, professional standards, codes of conduct and ethical principles;
  • produce clear and accurate written and oral communications for the public and other professionals regarding denturist issues and services;
  • work collaboratively with patients and other health care providers to facilitate optimal oral health;
  • make decisions regarding denturist services that reflect critical thinking, time management problem solving and self-reflection;
  • manage client and practice information according to relevant legislation, codes of ethics, practice standards, and business;
  • evaluate well managed business practices within health care settings and the community;
  • identify the implications of denturism on the natural environment and to employ environmentally sustainable practices to reduce the impact on the environment.

Career opportunities

Denturists work independently, interdependently and collaboratively with health professionals and clients. Graduates may establish their own clinical practice, associate with other denturists or health care providers, or explore a variety of opportunities within the dental industry.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Georgian College

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (3 )

Costos de estudio
CAD$25.762,00 (US$ 18.978) por año
CAN $12,881 per semester

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

Esperado Septiembre 2024


Georgian College

Barrie Campus,

One Georgian Drive,


Ontario (ON),

L4M 3X9, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must hold OSSD or equivalent with the following:

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 12 Math (C or U)
  • Grade 12 Chemistry (C or U) or Grade 11 (U)
  • Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Georgian’s language proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): 79
  • TOEFL Paper-based test: 550
  • IELTS Academic only: 6.0
  • YELT: 1-5
  • TOEIC: 800
  • Graduate of Level 8 of Georgian’s GAAS - English for Academic Purposes: 60% in certificate or completion of level 8 with 70% or higher
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 60
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE): 58
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 170

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de Georgian College

Georgian College ha registrado una tasa de empleo de graduados consistentemente más alta que el promedio provincial durante más de 20 años.

  • Escuela co-op N°1 de Ontario con 6.200 socios empleadores.
  • Siete campus modernos y bien conectados en Ontario.
  • Más de 130 programas impulsados por el mercado.
  • Fuerte cultura de emprendimiento.

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