DAS-100 - Dental Assisting Techniques 1

2 credits

This course is primarily designed to educate the student in the prior identification, care and use of all types of dental equipment and instruments. As the student progresses, he/she will have a working knowledge of tray set-ups and instrument sequencing for each dental procedure to enable the student to utilize 4-handed chair- side assisting effectively. Aseptic techniques, including an understanding of the principles of microbiology, sterilization and infection control are emphasized in this introductory course. In addition, dental terminology and charting procedures will be discussed.

Corequisite(s): DAS 100L 

Previously known as: DAST-100