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
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
The annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.
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