Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 14, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 121 Dental Assisting Practicum I

6 credits
Course covers assessing oral hygiene, stains, dental deposits; procedural prophylaxis, fluoride, and pit and fissure sealant application; and instrumentation of auxiliary expanded duties. Clinical implementation and practical application of procedures permitted by the Washington State Dental Practice Act in the campus dental clinic under the supervision of dentists and dental faculty.

Prerequisites: DENT 112 , DENT 114 , DENT 117  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer

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

  • Demonstrate to the dentists and faculty the dental assisting skills, attitudes and techniques required for the smooth operation of the College’s dental clinic
  • Demonstrate time management skills

Total Hours: 120 Lab or Clinical Hours: 120