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DENA 054 Basic Dental Assisting

2 hours lecture, 2 units
Grade Only

Description: This basic dental assisting course presents the role of the restorative dental assistant. This course includes sterilization/disinfection principles, preparation/function of instruments, matrix systems and care/maintenance of dental equipment. Principles of team positioning as well as delivering dental care in four-and six-handed general dentistry, and moisture control methods are stressed. Patient relations and techniques of team interactions are introduced. This course is for students who have been admitted to the Dental Assisting Program.

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