DENT-1211 - Dental Assisting Foundations I

Administration of all vital signs on patient and assisting with dental examination data gathering (documentation). Prepare and practice dental procedures including: amalgam, composite, and crown prep/seat. The manipulation of specific types of dental materials utilized in the procedures, dental dam placement, assembly of matrix retainers, techniques for the control of disease-producing pathogens, personal protective equipment (PPE), standard precautions, and hazardous materials protection as required by OSHA and CDC guidelines. Laboratory experiences at the SCC Lincoln Campus and University of Nebraska-College of Dentistry.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
DENT-Dental Assisting
Department
Dental Assisting
Credits
5
Prerequisites
  • Take DENT-1110
Corequisites
None