Dental Health Education


This course covers the study of preventative dentistry to prepare dental assisting students for the role of a dental health educator. Topics include the etiology of dental diseases, preventative procedures, and patient education theory and practice. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in inpatient counseling and oral health instruction in private practice or public health settings. This is a diploma-level course.

  • Prerequisite:
  • Corequisite:
Class Hours 2
Lab Hours 2
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 3