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2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAE 160 - Orientation to Dental Care

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Overview of the field of dental care. Includes the profession of dentistry, areas of service, ethics, and jurisprudence.

Corequisite(s): DAE 159 , DAE 161 , DAE 162 , DAE 162LB , DAE 163 , DAE 163LC , DAE 164 , DAE 164LB , DAE 165 , DAE 165LC  
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of business office procedures.
  2. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to manage infection hazard control protocol consistent with published professional guidelines.
  3. Define and explain state and federal dental laws and regulations.

Outline:
  1. Profession of Dentistry
    1. History of the profession
    2. Dental assisting
    3. Dental laboratory technology
    4. Dental hygiene
  2. Areas of Service
    1. General dentistry
    2. Specialties
      1. Orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, pediatric dentistry
      2. Oral Surgery, prosthodontics, oral pathology, public health
    3. Hospital dentistry
    4. Dental schools
  3. Ethics and Jurisprudence
    1. Arizona State Dental Practice Act
    2. Certification
    3. Registration
    4. Licensure
    5. Professionalism
    6. Ethical standards
    7. Malpractice


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2017/18