Biological Sciences for the Dental Assistant   [Archived Catalog]
2010-2011 Catalog [Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011]

DEA 0130 - Biological Sciences for the Dental Assistant

This course includes a conglomeration of biology-related courses that a dental assistant should have familiarity with to better serve their dentist employer and their patients. Topics to be discussed include: microbiology, oral and general pathology, anatomy and physiology and nutrition. Each subject will be examined with a particular focus on their application to patient treatment.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Dental Assisting program.

Corequisites: First term dental assisting courses.

Contact Hours: 60; Workforce Credits: 2.