Catalog 2017-2018 
    Jun 18, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 133 Restorative Dentistry Dental Assisting

3 credits
Students will continue chairside procedures with the emphasis on theory and skills related to the expanded functions such as impression taking and amalgam polishing. Students will gain a fuller understanding of fixed and removable prosthodontics and the role that they play in assisting the dentist in the fabrication of dental prosthesis. The laboratory portion of this course will introduce related exercises as well as other advanced assisting skills necessary for employment in Washington State.

Prerequisites: DENT 115 , DENT 117 , DENT 127 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

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

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of fixed prosthodontics
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of removable prosthetics
  • Demonstrate an ability to safely place and remove retraction cord
  • Demonstrate an ability to fabricate, cement, and ultimately remove a temporary crown

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20