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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAST 115 Oral Hygiene Education and Nutrition

Basic principles of nutrition, including the role of nutrients in general health, as well as dental health and disease, are taught. Methods of preventive oral hygiene education including patient motivation will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to the essential role of the dental assistant in counseling the patient in these principles. Skill Competency Assessments for this course are coordinated with Dental Assisting Clinical II. Open only to matriculated Dental Assisting students.
Co-requisite(s): DAST 110 Dental Assisting Clinical Experience I .
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3