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Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAS 153 - Preventive Dentistry


Provides an understanding of the concepts and methods used in the practice of preventive dentistry. Emphasis is placed on the necessity for the dental assistant to recognize certain oral hygiene needs of each patient and to be able to express those needs to the patient. Includes current techniques used in caries prevention, such as coronal polishing, oral hygiene instruction, nutritional counseling, and application of sealants. Students develop their clinical skills during the laboratory component and community service. 2 hours lecture/2 hours laboratory

Prerequisite(s): Completion of DAS 100, DAS 101, and DAS 102.

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