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DENA 053L Preventive Dental Care Lab

1.5 hours lab, 0.5 units
Grade Only

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.

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