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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 22, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 104 Dental Front Office I

5 credits
This course introduces topics related to dental front office administration and billing.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  and ABED 046  

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Define the responsibilities of the dental front office administrator
  • Discuss ethical, legal, and regulatory issues and responsibilities in the dental office
  • Explain the role of the dental front office administrator with respect to patient relations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how technology is used in a dental office
  • Explain the importance of printed communications in a dental office
  • Explain the dental front office administrator’s role in file/report management
  • Define basic dental terminology and anatomy of the oral cavity
  • Explain various dental chart documentations and their importance in patient treatment