DAS101 Dental Assisting I

This course presents the fundamental principles and skills of the chairside dental assistant working primarily in a general dentistry setting. The course introduces the dental assisting process for managing medical/dental emergencies, maintaining infection control and performing four handed dentistry techniques including an overview of the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The course integrates both laboratory and classroom components to provide students with theory and application to actual clinical experience. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course.

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Reading proficiency and Writing proficiency or RWR090 Reading Writing and Reasoning Minimum Grade of: C


DAS102 Dental Materials and Procedures Minimum Grade of: C


  • Background Check Required

  • Free Elective

Program Major Restrictions

Dental Assisting