Emphasizes taking and recording medical histories, including classifying and charting of dental anomalies. Provides information on the history, ethics, and legal concerns of dentistry. Includes the educational requirements and professional affiliations for the dental health team. Discusses dental psychology, patient communication skills, and the treatment of the special patient.
Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Assisting Program.
(PCS 1.2, 2 credit hours: 2 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)