Course Outlines

Chairside Assisting II — DENT 1275

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 4.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 3.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course furthers knowledge of chairside assisting duties by presenting tray set-ups and the restorative process to help further the development of basic skills of four handed dentistry. This course also introduces basic concepts of the different specialities in dentistry, including orthodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, pediatrics, prosthodontics, and oral pathology. The student will be taught to identify the instruments, materials, and procedures needed to gain skills in assisting the dentist with each speciality.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 10/14/10 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate the dental assisting duties of the various dental specialties.
    2. Utilize innovative technology as it relates to the dental profession.
    3. Demonstrate ethical conduct, moral attitudes and principles essential for maintaining trust of dental professionals and confidence of the patient.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted