DEN 110: Basic Clinical Dental Assisting

In this course, dental assisting students will receive an introduction to basic four-handed dentistry. This will include topics such as but not limited to: the history of dental assisting, professional organizations, ethics, and the roles within the dental health team. Students will assist faculty with basic dental procedures. An emphasis is placed on identifying equipment in the dental treatment room while utilizing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Dental Assisting program; DEN 102 minimum grade "C", may enroll concurrently

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

    offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

    offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 45
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 90

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