DENA 103 Preventive Dental Care
Description: This course is for students enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program. This course focuses on the principles and techniques necessary for preventing tooth decay, including the importance of nutrition, personal preventive oral hygiene, and education of the dental patient on preventive dental care. The goal and components of a preventive dentistry program are included. This course also includes the discussion of personal nutrition and nutritional counseling plus charting a diet diary. Identification of sources and the practice of using fluoridation as a preventive measure against tooth decay and the purpose of dental sealants are also presented.
Check the Online Class Schedule for information about course Prerequisites, Co-requisites, Enrollment Limitations and Advisory information .
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):