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This course will introduce students to dental assisting careers. Students will develop knowledge and skills with regard to medical records, sterilization, and safety in a dental laboratory setting. Equipment preparation, dental procedures, as well as oral evaluation techniques will be covered. This course will also include oral examination processes, laboratory procedures, post-op and oral hygiene techniques, patient instruction, X-rays, and preventive dentistry treatments. Students will gain valuable knowledge through guest speakers and field experiences in local dental environments.

Prerequisites

This program requires students to have completed Biology with a C or better.

Planning Information

This class is a two-year program.

The number of periods required in a student's schedule to complete this program is as follows:

Year 1 = 2 periods

Year 2 = 3 periods

Contact Information

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