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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog
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DXX 115 - Introduction to Dentistry

Credit Hours: 2
Contact Hours: 2
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: Dental Assisting Certificate  or Dental Assisting, A.A.A.S.  or Dental Hygiene, A.A.A.S.  

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: This course is an introduction to dentistry and the roles and characteristics of the dentist, dental hygienist and dental assistant.  Students learn strategies for problem solving, ethical decision making and teamwork.  Topics include State licensure requirements, legal documentation, comparing professional and non-professional journals and designing a dental office environment. Students also discuss anxiety concerns with dental patients and discuss the signs of human trafficking.

Course Fee: $25.00

Department Consent: Department Consent Required
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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