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DAE 162LB - Dental Assisting I Lab

1 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 3 lab periods

This is the lab portion of DAE 162. Principles and techniques of dental assisting. Includes tooth morphology of human dentition, hand and rotary dental instruments, instruments used in various operative procedures, and chairside procedures.

Corequisite(s): DAE 159 , DAE 160 , DAE 161 , DAE 162 , DAE 163 , DAE 163LC , DAE 164 , DAE 164LB , DAE 165 , DAE 165LC  
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to systematically collect diagnostic data.
  2. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of clinical supportive treatments.
  3. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of business office procedures.
  4. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to manage infection hazard control protocol consistent with published professional guidelines.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of biomedical dental science.
  6. Define and explain state and federal dental laws and regulations.

Outline:
  1. Tooth Morphology of Human Dentition
    1. Dental terminology
    2. Morphology
    3. Charting
  2. Hand and Rotary Dental Instruments
    1. Hand cutting instruments
    2. Conventional handpieces
    3. High speed handpieces
    4. Rotary instruments
    5. Matrix
    6. Miscellaneous dental instruments
    7. Surgical instruments
    8. Orthodontic, periodontal, endodontic and prosthodontic instruments
    9. Sharpening hand instruments
    10. Instrument sterilization/asepsis
  3. Chairside Procedures
    1. Rubber dam
      1. Indications for use in dental procedures
      2. Identifying armamentarium
      3. Placement
      4. Removal
    2. Temporary crowns
      1. Indications for use in dental procedures
      2. Types
      3. Instrumentation
    3. Suture removal
      1. Indications for use
      2. Types
      3. Instrumentation


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2017/18



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