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Learn about the benefits of online education, explore the history of our program, and find out about exciting new developments. This page is updated regularly, so check back often for new content!

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7 Benefits of Online Learning

7 Benefits of Online Learning

The virtual classroom is the heart of our Dental Assistant Distance Delivery Diploma Program — a convenient, central place where your education unfolds. Although there are many fundamental similarities between a traditional campus-based education and the online experience, learning through a virtual classroom offers many benefits that traditional programs don’t provide.

The History of Risio Institute

The History of Risio Institute

Starting in August 2018 with the goal of making the education to become a dental assistant more accessible for people with full time jobs. Here’s an infographic with a brief history of Risio Institute for Digital Dental Education.

Have You Ever Thought of Going Back to School?

Have You Ever Thought of Going Back to School?

We often get asked by applicants if we think they are ‘too old’ to go back to school, and our answer is always NO! Education is a lifelong path and many of us have changed careers a few times since high school graduation. Many of our students have been in the dental industry for years and are now making their way back to school to become certified/registered in the profession they love!

Who is Taking our Dental Assisting Program?

Who is Taking our Dental Assisting Program?

Over the past few months, our program has grown in popularity in our dental community. Risio Institute has made it possible for dental employees to maintain their employment at the dental office while gaining the skills and knowledge required to become a Registered Dental Assistant.

What Makes Risio Institute Different?

What Makes Risio Institute Different?

Risio Institute’s Dental Assistant Distance Delivery Program was created from an educational model called ‘Work-Integrated Learning’. We wanted to ensure that our learners were immersed in the dental office setting, learning everything they possible could about the dynamics of dentistry. With that as our foundation, we built the program to work around the busy schedule of a dental office, and the busy schedule of a working student.

What Does Going Back to School Mean to You?

What Does Going Back to School Mean to You?

Going back to school often means sacrificing some of the things we love to gain an education. What if you could go back to school without having to sacrifice the things you love? When we brainstormed our idea for this program, our vision was to offer access to education to everyone across Canada. We stayed true to our vision as we created our Dental Assistant Distance Delivery Program, allowing our students to maintain their employment in a dental office they love, while staying close to their family and friends!

Online Education- Distance Learning

Online Education- Distance Learning

Online education has become a popular term these days, as Universities and Colleges across the world look at alternative educational delivery methods to support their students. While face-to-face delivery models were something we all knew as a standard in education, our younger generations have been engaging in tech-savvy learning for years now! How do we learn from Generation Y & Z and how has online learning become so simple for them?

The Passion Piece

The Passion Piece

wer is simple; passion. Any great adventure begins with one small word, or one small feeling, and passion is that piece.

Dental Colouring Pages

Adult colouring has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety, improve motor skills, vision, sleep and focus.

If you are looking for a relaxing, uplifting way to de-stress, check out these two colouring pages by Risio Institute! Print them and enjoy!

Perseverance

Perseverance

What keeps us moving forward? How do we ‘look at the bright side’ when we consistently hear of the negative impact that the current pandemic is having on our communities and economy?

Name Change!

Name Change!

When Casey and I met for dinner in August 2018 (see the blog below for that fateful evening!!!), we discovered a dream; an idea that...

What have we been up to?

What have we been up to?

Wow, what a great couple of months it has been! Since receiving our Advanced Education License last November, we have been busy replying to inquiries on our website, enrolling students and delivering information to dental offices and regulatory bodies across Canada!

It All Started With a Vision and the Bridgette Bar

It All Started With a Vision and the Bridgette Bar

Yes, that is correct! The Bridgette Bar- on a sunny afternoon on August 29th, 2018, where Casey and I met for our usual dinner and catch-up session! Our casual meander turned into a wild brainstorming session consisting of dental courses and dreams. Dreams that can only be possible with a vision so strong that nothing breaks us.

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