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DENA 054L Basic Dental Assisting Lab

6 hours lab, 2 units
Grade Only

Description: This basic dental assisting laboratory course allows for the practical application of chairside dental assisting techniques in restorative dentistry. Emphasis is placed on the manipulation and delivery of restorative materials, sterilization procedures, and the preparation of dental instruments and the treatment room. Topics also include the care and preventive maintenance of equipment used in restorative dentistry, team positioning, four- and six-handed dentistry, moisture control, placing and removing a dental dam and matrices, and overall patient handling. This course is for students who have been admitted to the Dental Assisting Program.

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