This lecture/seminar course continues to study preventive dentistry procedures and the laboratory support procedures. The dental specialties of prosthodontics/esthetic dentistry, orthodontics and periodontics are explored and discussed. The properties and manipulation of dental materials related to specialty areas are examined. An exploration of community dental health care, health promotion through group presentations and the operator role of the Certified Dental Assisting (CDA) are emphasized. Additionally, students are prepared for their final practicum rotations in a dental practice setting.
This course is part of the full-time Certified Dental Assisting Program.
Course code: DENT 3742
Length: 75 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.