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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DA 101 Introduction to Dental Assisting

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting Program
2 lectures per week: 2 hrs credit
The course will cover an introduction to the field of dentistry and the different occupations within dentistry. Preventative dentistry concepts with emphasis on diet, nutrition and proper home care will be elaborated. Infection control, personal protection, medical emergencies, first aid and ethics will be discussed as it is related to the practice of dental assisting. General and oral anatomy, histology and embryology, microbiology and dental diseases will also be included.