Dental Assisting Procedures I

Course Overview

Course Code: DNTA-128

Department: Dental Assisting

Credit Hours: 3.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

An introduction to the basic terminology, dental equipment, instruments and procedures associated with the dental office, with emphasis being placed on learning to assist the dentist during four-handed dental procedures utilizing manikins, demonstrations, and student practice. Principles and procedures of oral diagnosis and treatment planning, tooth numbering and surface annotation, local anesthesia, isolation procedures, instrument use, care and sterilization will be presented. The principles of cavity amalgam and composite restorations will be used. Prerequisite: Enrolled in Dental Assisting

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2024

Section Name: DNTA-128-MC01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 3

Faculty Name: L. Schmidt, C. DeMange

Min Credits: 3.00

Comments: This class is for Dental Assisting students only. There are 3 different lab times listed. Students will be assigned one of the lab times. Only 8 students per lab.

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