This course will emphasize the clinical application of dental assisting skills. Students will be assigned to various dental settings where they will have an opportunity to observe dental procedures, actively practice dental assisting functions/skills, and work with dental professionals in both general dentistry and specialty areas. A conference component will provide an avenue for discussion and expansion of the students' clinical experiences, additional dental theory, treatment modalities, and ethical concerns about dental assisting practice. Students must receive a C or better to continue in the Dental Assisting program. Spring semester only. Two conference hours, twenty clinical hours.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first semester Dental Assisting courses.
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Spring Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014