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Health Careers Education
HL00159
Dental Sciences for the Dental Assistant
195.00
This course provided the dental assisting student with in-depth knowledge regarding dental materials, oral anatomy; a familiarity of oral histology, oral embryology, pathology, pharmacology and head and and neck anatomy.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
1. Describe the form and function of dental structures.
2. Differentiate between various pathological conditions.
3. Identify patients with special pharmacological conditions.
4. Display knowledge of oral disease through patient education.
5. Demonstrate safety skills for dental personnel and patient safety.
6. Describe head and neck anatomy.
7. Explain oral cavity form and structures.
8. Apply knowledge of tooth morphology.
9. Select the proper dental laboratory materials for given dental procedures.
10. Manipulate dental laboratory materials.
Dental Assistant Skill Standards - CTTC

- Aligns with Dental Assisting National Board

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/PDF_Docs/FY07pdf/H7501_Dental_Assist.pdf

Dental Assistant - OBD

- Coronal Polishing
- Nitrous Oxide
- Placing Sealants
- Radiation Safety

http://www.dentist.state.ok.us/index.htm

Certified Dental Assistant License - CDA-DANB

http://www.dentalassisting.com/PDFs/CDAWeb04.pdf

Registered Dental Assistant - AMT

http://www.amt1.com/site/epage/15358_315.htm?backtoitemid=6124_315
Dental Assistant Skill Standards - CTTC

- Aligns with Dental Assisting National Board

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/PDF_Docs/FY07pdf/H7501_Dental_Assist.pdf
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
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Health Science Therapeutic Services Certified Dental Assistant