Dental Assisting Lab (DEAL)
This course provides the initial patient contact involving the application and practice of general chairside and specialty dental assisting functions in a clinical setting. Students gain additional patient experiences in the areas of expanded functions and radiographic techniques.
This course will provide the student the opportunity to continue to practice and master general and specialty dental assisting functions. Students continue practice in all the skill areas of the dental assisting curriculum. Supervised externships will be used in private dental offices and clinical settings. The student will apply all skills and competencies developed and increase her/his capabilities and proficiencies in dental assisting. When possible, the student will perform front-office tasks.