DNTA115 - Chairside Skills

This course continues to build on providing instruction in advanced four-handed dentistry techniques. Content includes lecture and laboratory application of advanced chairside skills including dental dam, rotary instruments, dental anesthesia, matrix and wedge, and restorative tray setups.

Credits: 6

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Winter, Summer


  1. Demonstrate correct placement of the dental dam
  2. Describe the use of various types of anesthetic in dentistry
  3. Properly load and transfer the anesthetic syringe
  4. Identify various dental rotary instruments and burs
  5. Place and remove various matrix retainers, bands and wedges
  6. Set-up trays and materials for restorative dental procedures