DES1800 Introduction to Clinical Procedures (AS)

This course includes a study of basic medical/dental terminology; the history of dentistry; and the theory and techniques of clinical procedures, including microbiology and aseptic procedures, instrument design and patient/operator positioning, the oral exam, dental charting, and basic patient oral hygiene instruction. Infection control guidelines will be stressed throughout this course.


3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Prerequisites and Corequisites

Corequisite: DES1800L (with a grade of C or higher)