DENT 70 Clinical Chairside Assisting (7)
Lec-33 total hrs, lab-260.5 total hrs,
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Only
PREREQ.: Certification of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); Approved by American Heart Association or American Red Cross for Health Care Provider
COREQ.: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in DENT 54, 55B, 57, and 67.
Clinical instruction and practice in four-handed procedures. Emphasis on general and specialty dentistry (oral surgery, peridontics, endodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics) and the intra-oral tasks assigned to the Registered Dental Assistant. Development of professional attitude (ethics/jurisprudence) in dental assisting. Building skills in the use of dental materials and equipment. Evaluation of clinical experience, career placement opportunities, and skills building in communication, sealant placement (Students must provide/recruit their patients) in accordance with the CDB requirements, and the taking of a mock Registered Dental Assisting Practical Examination. Lab fee is required.