Dental Assisting Foundations

LENGTH: 15 weeks
REQUISITES: Pre & Co Requisites Group 1: MGT-154 minimum B-
Pre & Co Requisites Group 2: DENT-151, DENT-153 minimum C, DENT-157L minimum S
This course introduces basic principles of dental assisting techniques and the assessment phase of client care. Theoretical knowledge pertaining to basic instrumentation, fundamental skills associated with dental assisting, and an introduction to biomaterials will be covered. In addition, students will receive information regarding the rationale for obtaining medical and dental histories, vital signs, dental charting, initial client observations, and isolation techniques. The course material includes the prevention and handling of complications and medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office.

Course Schedule

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