Dental Assisting

Students will be able to:

         demonstrate the importance of good oral hygiene habits to patients

         recommend strategies to enable patients to provide better home care for themselves

         recognize difference in individual patient abilities to properly care for their teeth

         arrange the correct armamentarium for patient treatment during a specific procedure

         differentiate between esthetic and restorative treatment procedures

         demonstrate proper film placement techniques for intra and extra oral films

         prepare the dental treatment room for patient care

         apply proper seating and greeting techniques for each patient

         distinguish between normal and pathological abnormalities of the oral structures

         perform extraoral tissue examinations

         translate dental terminology to laymanís term for patient discussion

         demonstrate the ability to obtain patientís current nutritional habits

         advise the patient on proper nutritional needs and the dental benefits of a healthy diet

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