This lecture/seminar course is designed to introduce the student to the principles of oral self-care. Emphasis is placed on the Certified Dental Assistant’s (CDA) role during restorative dental procedures. Pain control methods, isolation techniques and the properties and manipulation of dental materials are explored within the context of a safe and accident prevention model. Additionally, students are prepared for their first practicum rotations in a dental practice setting.
This course is part of the full-time Certified Dental Assisting Program.
Course code: DENT 1503
Length: 60.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.