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DENT-136 - Orofacial Anatomy

Includes concepts of dental nomenclature, tooth development, anatomy and function of oral structures, tooth coding, and occlusion. Emphasizes taking and recording vital signs, managing medical and dental emergencies, assisting with and recording of a soft tissue extraoral/intraoral exam, and principles of patient oral hygiene instruction.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Assisting Program.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours: 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Dental Programs
Department
Dental Assisting
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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