May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DS 152 - Chairside Assisting II

In this course, the student will be taught the role of the dental assistant in different specialty areas in dentistry, specifically: endodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, and pediatric dentistry. Through lecture and instrument identification, the student will become familiar with the procedures and instruments used in each specialty. Current concepts of chairside assisting in general dentistry, as well as dental specialties, are presented with emphasis on the utilization of the dental assistant. Chairside Assisting II includes a clinical rotation where each student is introduced to a general office for observation and practical experience in chairside assisting. The rotation will provide the student with the opportunity to experience and participate in the duties of a dental assistant in a clinical setting. Semester Credit Hours: 5.00 Contact Hours: 60/30/0/90 Prerequisites: DS 101 Chairside Assisting I , DS 102 Pre-Clinical Dental Assisting , and DS 108 Dental Science . Corequisite: None.