Dental Reception


  • Call 604.323.5322
  • In person: Continuing Studies office, 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver.
  • There are NO ONLINE registrations for this program

Dental Reception Program

Dental receptionists are vital members of the dental team and are the face and smile of the office. They are important for good patient relations and good time management in the dental office. This accelerated  and intense program provides the basic skills necessary for day-to-day front desk procedures in a computerized dental office.

Students will learn dental terminology and anatomy, clinical procedures, dental specialties, insurance coverage, and more. Students will use and gain hands on experience with Exan Power Practice dental software and learn how to do day end/month end reports, electronic billing, claim submission, patient charting, print day sheets and more. For those that enjoy customer service, attention to detail, teamwork, a fast-paced work environment, and being organized, this is the profession for you!

This intensive fast-track course is 10 weekends, both Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (With the first aid course, the program is 11 weekends).

Students should have good reading, writing, and communcation skills in English, and be comfortable working with computers.

There is a compulsory first aid certification course the weekend before the program starts. Tuition is $1527 and the first aide course is included in the cost of tuition.

There is an additional cost for the text book. Please check the Langara Bookstore.

Please read the FAQs before applying.

Students can register by contacting Continuing Studies at 604.323.5322.

Please note: Due to stat holidays there will be no classes the following dates: October 12, 13, November 9, 10

The First Aid course is  held at Vancouver First Aid, #102-1773 Kingsway, between Knight and Victoria.