DEA0130 - Related Dental Theory (PSAV)
32 clock hours
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. A familiarization of common drugs and medicaments, their toxicities, and effects is also included. 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.