Description: This laboratory course is a practical application of preventive dental care, including an analysis of personal/patient nutrition and nutritional counseling. Emphasis is placed on a plaque control program using a variety of oral hygiene products and patient education strategies. Students perform fluoride treatments, use a variety of caries detection devices and perform caries risk assessments. This course is for students who have been admitted to the Dental Assisting Program.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):