Preclinical Procedures


This course provides instruction in procedures for the clinical dental assistant as specified by the North Carolina Dental Practice Act. Emphasis is placed on orientation to the profession, infection control techniques, instruments, related expanded functions, and diagnostic, operative, and specialty procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in clinical dental assisting procedures.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours 4
Lab Hours 6
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 7