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2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 136 - Orofacial Anatomy

(Fall Semester Only)
Includes concepts of dental nomenclature, tooth development, anatomy and function of oral structures, tooth coding, and occlusion. Emphasizes taking and recording vital signs, managing medical and dental emergencies, assisting with and recording of a soft tissue extraoral/intraoral exam, and principles of patient oral hygiene instruction. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Dental Assisting Program.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab)