DENA 182L Advanced Dental Assisting Lab
Description: This course allows the student to perform procedures of the chairside dental assistant in the specialty areas of Orthodontia and Pediatric Dentistry. The dental assisting student develops skills that prepare them to take the California State Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) practical examination. The preclinical includes intra-oral and facial measurements, placement of isolation dams, matrices, liners, bases, custom provisional coverage, and temporary restorations. The following are taught to clinical proficiency: Mouth mirror inspection, use of intra-oral camera, charting the findings, taking impressions for orthodontic study models, bite registration, coronal polish and sealant placement.
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This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):