DNTA123 - Specialty Skills

This course provides instruction in the fundamental principles, instrumentation and procedures of various dental specialties to include; endodontics, oral pathology, pharmacology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, and prosthodontics. Procedures for dental emergencies is also covered.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring

Outcomes

  1. Describe the scope of the practice for Periodontics including specialist training and common procedures and equipment
  2. Describe the scope of the practice for Endodontics including specialist training and common procedures and equipment.
  3. Describe the scope of the practice for oral and maxillofacial surgery including specialist training and common procedures and equipment.
  4. Describe the scope of the practice for orthodontics including specialist training common procedures and equipment
  5. Describe the scope of the practice for prosthodontics including specialist training and common procedures and equipment.
  6. Explain the fundamentals of oral pathology
  7. Explain the fundamentals of pharmacology as it pertains to dentistry