Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

DS 150 - Dental Assisting II

Credit Hours: 4

This course provides an overview of the dental specialties and their role in general dentistry while providing the information and skills necessary to assist during related chairside procedures. Emphasis is placed on the expanded functions delegable to the New York State-licensed dental assistant.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • develop an individualized caries prevention program for a dental patient;
  • perform supportive services delegable to the NYS licensed dental assistant;
  • demonstrate knowledge of instruments and materials as related to the recognized dental specialties; and
  • assist with dental specialty procedures.

Prerequisites: All required first-semester Dental Assisting courses.
Corequisites: All required second-semester Dental Assisting courses.
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