Preventive Dentistry   [Archived Catalog]
2010-2011 Catalog [Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011]

DEA 0311 - Preventive Dentistry

This course will emphasize the principles of prevention of dental diseases. Practical experience is gained through teaching proper oral hygiene in elementary schools and the clinical setting during National Children's Dental Health Month. Topics include educational principles, oral hygiene procedures, fluorides, and patient motivation.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of first term assisting courses.

Corequisites: Second term dental assisting courses.

Contact Hours: 32; Workforce Credits: 1.