DEA0130 Related Dental Theory (CCP)

This course is designed to acquaint the dental auxiliary with various health-related topics having application in the field of dentistry. One topic discussed is microbiology, stressing pathogenic microorganisms. Oral pathology, both benign and malignant neoplasms, is explored. Students also are familiarized with common drugs and medicaments, including their toxicities and effects. Nutritional concepts with emphasis on the relationship to oral health is presented. Finally, the body systems, their functions and related diseases are identified in the format of student presentations.


32 clock hours