Description: This course prepares the student to perform procedures of the chairside dental assistant in the specialty areas of Orthodontia and Endodontics. This course prepares the student to take the California Registered Dental Assistant Practical Examination by developing skills to perform the procedures required for the examination. The preclinical level includes placement of liners, bases, custom provisional coverage, and temporary sedative restorations on a typodont. The following are taught to clinical proficiency: Mouth mirror inspection, use of intra-oral camera, charting the findings, taking impressions for orthodontic study models, bite registration, coronal polishing and infection control evaluations for certification.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):