Description: This laboratory course presents the practical application of chairside assisting and laboratory techniques in the specialty areas of fixed and removable prosthodontics, dental implants, oral and maxillofacial surgery, periodontic surgery and pediatric dentistry. Laboratory practice includes developing skills in constructing provisional crowns, bleaching trays, use and care of specialized instruments, and preparation of impression materials. Assisting skills are developed in a variety of surgical procedures and final impressions. This course provides certification in pit and fissure sealants. The following are taught to clinical proficiency: Preliminary impressions, bleaching trays, and dental sealants. This course is intended for the student enrolled in the Dental Assisting program.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):