Introduction to Dental Assisting (DAST 1401)

This first course in the program is designed to present an overview of the dental profession including a brief history of dentistry, discussion of dental team members and their roles, legalities, ethics, continued competency and life-long learning. Additionally, a unit of dental and medical terminology provides the student with the basic “language of dentistry” for the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).

This course is part of the Certified Dental Assisting (Distance) program.
Course code: DAST 1401
Credits: 1.5
Length: 45.0 hours
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