Dental Health Education

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

  • Prerequisite: DEN 101
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours3
Lab Hours2
Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours0
Credit Hours3