• Program: Dental Assistant
  • Course: Chairside Assisting II
  • Course #: DNTL1220
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to develop skills in four-handed dental assisting, including tray set up preparation. It also will introduce the student to the specialized areas of dentistry and the instruments, materials and procedures needed for each.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate the delivery of dental care
Demonstrate the role of a clinical assistant
Prepare for local anesthesia
Simulate the role of the dental assistant in restorative dentistry
Examine the basics of prosthodontics
Explain endodontics
Explain periodontal procedures
Examine oral and maxillofacial surgery
Examine orthodontics
Explain pediatric dentistry
Investigate public health dentistry
Use cavity preparation terminology

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Successful completion of 1st semester courses
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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