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Dental Assisting Education

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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
DAE159 Introduction to Health Care for Dental Assisting Credit Hours: 2.00
Basic skills essential to working successfully with patients and co-workers in dental offices and clinics as a member of the dental health team. Includes study skills and psychology, vital signs, communication in the dental environment, job entry skills, and research and oral speech projects.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE160 Orientation to Dental Care Credit Hours: 1.00
Overview of the field of dental care. Includes the profession of dentistry, areas of service, and ethics and jurisprudence.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE161 Biomedical Dental Science Credit Hours: 3.00
The biosciences as they relate to the oral cavity. Includes anatomy, physiology, microbiology, oral pathology, and nutrition as each affects total dental health.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE162LB Dental Assisting I Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the Lab portion of DAE 162.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE162 Dental Assisting I Credit Hours: 2.00
Principles and techniques of dental assisting. Includes tooth morphology, of human dentition, hand and rotary dental instruments and their use in various operative procedures, and chairside procedures.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE163LC Oral Radiography Clinical Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the Clinical Lab portion of DAE 163.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE163 Oral Radiography Credit Hours: 2.00
Introduction to dental roentgenography as a diagnostic aid. Includes radiation protection, dental film, film processing, digital radiography, identification of anatomical landmarks for mounting and interpretation, exposure techniques, and principles of supplementary film.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE164LB Dental Materials Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the Lab portion of DAE 164.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE164 Dental Materials Credit Hours: 2.00
Chemical and physical properties of dental materials used in dental practice. Includes introduction to dental materials; preventive sealants and restorative materials; dental cements; impression materials; gypsum products; miscellaneous dental materials; and gold, non-precious alloys, and casting of metals.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164LB, DAE 165, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE165LC Dental Assisting Procedures Clinical I Credit Hours: 1.00
Techniques and procedures of chairside dental assisting. Includes dental equipment and room design, chairside assisting and team approach, procedures applied in clinical treatment, and computer systems and technology in the dental environment. Also includes the application of student supervised experience in performing dental assisting functions in the clinical setting on patients.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE165 Dental Assisting Procedures I Credit Hours: 1.00
Techniques and procedures of chairside dental assisting. Includes dental equipment and room design, chairside assisting and team approach, procedures applied in clinical treatment, and computer systems and technology in the dental environment. Also includes the application of student supervised experience in performing dental assisting functions in the clinical setting on patients.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: DAE 159, DAE 160, DAE 161, DAE 162, DAE 162LB, DAE 163, DAE 163LC, DAE 164, DAE 164LB, DAE 165LB
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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DAE166 Dental Assisting II Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and techniques of dental assisting. Includes pharmacology and therapeutics, techniques and procedures for emergency medical/dental care as applied to dental assisting, and dental office inventory control.
Prerequisite(s): DAE 159, 160, 161, 162/162LB, 163/163LC, 164/164LB, 165/165LB.
Course Corequisites: DAE 167, DAE 169LC
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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DAE167 Dental Assisting III Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and techniques of dental practices management and oral health education as applied to dental assisting. Includes preventive dentistry in dental health education, dental office procedures, and summary and evaluation.
Prerequisite(s): DAE 159, 160, 161, 162/162LB, 163/163LC, 164/164LB, 165/165LB.
Course Corequisites: DAE 166, DAE 169LC
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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DAE169LC Dental Assisting Procedures Clinical II Credit Hours: 6.00
This is the clinical lab portion of DAE 169.
Prerequisite(s): DAE 159, 160, 161, 162/162LB, 163/163LC, 164/164LB, 165/165LB.
Course Corequisites: DAE 166, DAE 167, DAE 169
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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DAE169 Dental Assisting Procedures II Credit Hours: 0.50
Application and evaluation of skills acquired in a clinical environment. Includes specialty seminars and guest lecturers, rotations to specialty practices, first and second clinical externship rotation assignments, discussion and analysis of clinical externship, and evaluation process.
Prerequisite(s): DAE 159, 160, 161, 162/162LB, 163/163LC, 164/164LB, 165/165LC.
Course Corequisites: DAE 166, DAE 167, DAE 169LC
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes