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Dental Assistant Clinical

Course Number: 31508306
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

31-508-306 DENTAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL...students apply skills developed in Dental and General Anatomy, Dental Health Safety, Dental Chairside, Dental Materials, Dental Radiography, and Professionalism in a clinical setting with patients. Emphasizes integration of core abilities and basic occupational skills. (Prerequisites: 10-508-101, Dental Health Safety; 31-508-304, Dental & General Anatomy; 31-508-307, Dental Assistant Professionalism; Corequisites: 31-508-302, Dental Chairside; 10-508-113, Dental Materials; 10-508-103 ,Dental Radiography Applications)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Collect diagnostic and treatment data
  2. Manage infection and hazard control
  3. Perform clinical supportive treatments
  4. Take diagnostic radiographs (short term programs)
  5. Perform dental laboratory procedures
  6. Provide patient oral health instruction
  7. Assist in managing medical emergencies
  8. Model professional behaviors, ethics, and appearance
  9. Integrate the core abilities designated by your college into your performance in a professional setting