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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAST 111 Dental Assisting I

This course is designed to teach the student the following: basic concepts in microbiology, infection control, sterilization and disinfection techniques, introduction to equipment and instruments used in the dental office. The student is introduced to four-handed chairside assisting and gains experience in all types of dental procedures, oral evacuation, instrument transfer, tray setups, pre- and post- operative instructions. The history and organization of dentistry and dental auxiliary services are covered. Management of various dental office emergencies will be discussed. Skill Competency Assessments for this course are coordinated with Dental Assisting Clinical Experience I. Open only to matriculated Dental Assisting students.
Co-requisite(s): DAST 105 Dental Anatomy and Embryology ; DAST 110 Dental Assisting Clinical Experience I ; DAST 115 Oral Hygiene Education and Nutrition ; DAST 118 Dental Office Procedures .
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 5
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 5