DES1800 - Introduction to Clinical Procedures (AS)
3 credits (3 lecture hours)
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 procedure, 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.
Corequisite: DES1800L (with a grade of C or higher)