DEN 110: Basic Clinical Dental Assisting

This course is an introduction to dental assisting. Students will receive an overview of the history of dentistry, professional organizations, ethics, and the role of the dental health team. Students are introduced to the dental treatment room, equipment, and basic procedures. The application of OSHA and CDC guidelines used in four-handed dentistry are emphasized.

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: 2/2/22

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

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