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Course Description

Dental Assisting and Radiology: Lecture | Learn the basic skills necessary to become an entry-level dental assistant. Define dental anatomy, terminology, instruments and infection control procedures. Prepare for the Dental Assisting National Board's Radiation Health and Safety exam. CEUs issued. $592 includes $92 fee. Corequisite: OPA-371 Dental Assist & Rad-Lab. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED. English as a Second Language students must earn a composite score of 310 or better on the Level of English Proficiency exam, or successfully complete Capstone Level ESL coursework. 

Learner Outcomes

Discuss and apply head and neck anatomy, and landmarks of the face and oral cavity; Identify, use and maintain dental instruments, treatment room equipment and accessories for various dental procedures; Describe the importance of infection control and the procedures used to ensure a clean dental office; Identify the foundations of dental radiology; Prepare student for the Dental Assisting National Board Radiology Health and Safety exam.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Dental Assist. & Rad: Lecture
Type
In Person
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:45PM
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Aug 26, 2024
Type
Hybrid
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Sep 09, 2024
Type
In Person
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:45PM
Dates
Sep 09, 2024
Schedule
Contact Hours
59.0
Location
  • Main Campus
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Registration Fee
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 02, 2024
Section Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 02, 2024
Section Notes

Note: Section 301 is hybrid with mandatory face-to-face meetings from 6-9:45 p.m. on Mondays at Arnold campus. No class Sept. 2

 

Section Title
Dental Assist. & Rad: Lecture
Type
Hybrid
Dates
Jun 04, 2024 to Sep 03, 2024
Type
In Person
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:45PM
Dates
Jun 04, 2024 to Sep 03, 2024
Schedule
Contact Hours
59.0
Location
  • Main Campus
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Registration Fee
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Section Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Section Notes

Note: Section 301 is hybrid with mandatory face-to-face meetings from 6-9:45 p.m. on Tuesdays at Arnold campus. 

 

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