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

DS 121 - Advanced Expanded Functions

Where graduates of a CODA-accredited program are authorized to perform additional functions defined by the program’s state-specific dental board or regulatory agency, this course will provide content for didactic and laboratory/clinical competence in monitoring and/or administering Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen analgesia, performing restoration polishing, placing pit and fissure sealants, polishing the coronal surfaces of the teeth, applying fluoride agents, placing and/or removing the rubber dam, applying topical anesthetic, fluoride, medications and desensitizing agents. The cause, manifestations and removal of stains will be addressed. The student will also gain competence in taking impressions for casts and appropriate bite registrations, removing excess cement, placing and removing separators, etching appropriate enamel surfaces, and applying and adjusting pit and fissure sealants. Semester Credit Hours: 4.00 Contact Hours: 30/60/0/90 Prerequisites: DS 101 Chairside Assisting I DS 102 Pre-Clinical Dental Assisting DS 108 Dental Science DS 110 Expanded Functions I , and current CPR certification. Corequisites: None