Prepares dental assistant students to chart oral cavity structures, dental pathology, and restorations and to assist a dentist with basic dental procedures including examinations, pain control, amalgam restoration, and cosmetic restoration. Students will also develop the ability to educate patients about preventive dentistry, brushing and flossing techniques, and dental procedures, using lay terminology. Throughout the course, students will apply decoding strategies to the correct use and interpretation of dental terminology. COREQUISITES: 10508101 Dental Health Safety, 10508304 Dental and General Anatomy, 10508113 Dental Materials, and 10508103 Dental Radiography and 31508306 Dental Assistant Clinical.

Pre-Requisites
There are no Pre-Requisites
Classes
  • Dental Chairside (61265)
    Web-Enhanced
    Rice Lake
    9/10/2019 - 11/20/2019
    Days & Times: Tues: 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Dates: 9/10/2019 - 10/15/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Tues: 12:30 PM - 3:20 PM
    Dates: 9/10/2019 - 10/15/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Wed: 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Dates: 9/11/2019 - 10/16/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Wed: 12:30 PM - 3:20 PM
    Dates: 9/11/2019 - 10/16/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Tues: 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Dates: 10/29/2019 - 11/19/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Tues: 12:30 PM - 3:20 PM
    Dates: 10/29/2019 - 11/19/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Wed: 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Dates: 10/30/2019 - 11/20/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Days & Times: Wed: 12:30 PM - 3:20 PM
    Dates: 10/30/2019 - 11/20/2019
    Facility: 150 Health Educ Dental Rice La
    Instructor: Jennifer Heutmaker-Holden
    Tuition: $886.25
    Status: Closed
    Seats Available: N/A

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  • Dental Health Safety Undergraduate | 1 Credit

    CATALOG #10508101

    Prepares dental auxiliary students to respond proactively to dental emergencies, control infection, prevent disease, adhere to OSHA Standards, and safely manage hazardous materials. Students also take patient vital signs and collect patient medical/dental histories. CPR certification is a prerequisite; students will be required to show proof of certification before beginning the course. This course is a WTCS aligned course required in both the Dental Hygienist and Dental Assisting programs. PREREQUISITE: Current certification in CPR for Healthcare Providers and acceptance into the Dental Assistant program.

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  • Dental Radiography Undergraduate | 2 Credits

    CATALOG #10508103

    Prepares dental auxiliary students to operate x-ray units and expose bitewing, periapical, extra oral, and occlusal radiographs. Emphasis is placed on protection against x-ray hazards. Students also process, mount, and evaluate radiographs for diagnostic value. In this course students demonstrate competency on a manikin. In addition, students expose bitewing radiographs on a peer, role-play patient. Students gain further experience in exposing radiographs on patients in the clinical portion of their program. This course also provides the background in radiographic theory required for students to make informed decisions and adjustments. Corequisites: 10508101 Dental Health Safety, 10508304 Dental and General Anatomy, 10508113 Dental Materials,31508306 Dental Assistant Clinical, and 31508302 Dental Chairside.

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  • Dental Materials Undergraduate | 2 Credits

    CATALOG #10508113

    Prepares dental auxiliary students to handle and prepare dental materials such as liners, bases, cements, amalgam, resin restorative materials, gypsum products, and impression materials. They also learn to take alginate impressions on manikins and clean removable appliances. This course is aligned to serve students in the Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant programs. COREQUISITES: 10508101 Dental Health Safety, 31508302 Dental Chairside, 10508304 Dental and General Anatomy 10508103 Dental Radiography and 31508306 Dental Assistant Clinical.

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  • Dental and General Anatomy Undergraduate | 2 Credits

    CATALOG #10508304

    Prepares dental assistant students to apply fundamentals of general and dental anatomy to informed decision-making and to professional communication with colleagues and patients. PREREQUISITE: Acceptance into the Dental Assistant program AND COREQUISITES of 31508302 Dental Chairside, 10508101 Dental Health Safety, 10508103 Dental Radiography, 10508113 Dental Materials, and 31508306 Dental Assistant Clinical.

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  • Dental Assistant Clinical Undergraduate | 3 Credits

    CATALOG #31508306

    Students apply skills developed in Dental and General Anatomy, Dental Health Safety, Dental Chairside, Dental Materials, Dental Radiography, and Professionalism in a clinical setting with patients. Emphasizes integration of core abilities and basic occupational skills. COREQUISITES: 10508101 Dental Health Safety, 10508304 Dental and General Anatomy, 31508302 Dental Chairside, 10508113 Dental Materials, 10508103 Dental Radiography and 31508307 Dental Assistant Professional.

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  • Dental Assistant Professionalism Undergraduate | 1 Credit

    CATALOG #31508307

    Prepares dental assistant students for professional success in a dental practice or another dental health care environment. Students develop professional appearance and image. More importantly, they learn to work within ethical guidelines and legal frameworks. In preparation for entering the work force, dental assistants customize or develop their portfolios and lay out an on-going professional development plan. PREREQUISITE: Acceptance into the Dental Assistant program.

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