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Introduction to the Dental Practice DENA 1000

1 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Focuses on prevailing concepts in dental assisting necessary for entry level employment as a front office assistant. Topics include: HIPAA Regulations and Work Ethics in the Dental Practice, Preventive Strategies and Oral Connections to Systemic Health, Infection Control Basics, Tooth Nomenclature and Structures of the Intraoral Cavity and Tooth Numbering for Charting and Common Dental Procedures and Conditions.


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