This first course in the program is designed to present an overview of the dental profession including a brief history of dentistry, discussion of dental team members and their roles, legalities, ethics, continued competency and life-long learning. Additionally, a unit of dental and medical terminology provides the student with the basic “language of dentistry” for the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).
This course is part of the Certified Dental Assisting (Distance) program.
Course code: DAST 1401
Length: 45.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.