DNTA102 - Introduction to Chairside Assisting
This course provides instruction in four-handed dentistry techniques and prepares the student to assist the dentist chairside. Content of the course includes; health history and vital signs, identification and management of medical emergiencies, principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry, oral evacuation, moisture control, instrument transfer and charting.
Distribution: Career Training
Offered: Fall, Spring
- Prepare a patient for dental treatment by reviewing the proper documents and performing an intraoral and extraoral examination.
- Eplain the components of the patient record and how it is developed.
- Describe and respond to medical emergency situations that may take place in the dental office.
- Demonstrate basic concepts in dental assisting