Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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DA 206 - Dental Specialties

2 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the first two terms of the Dental Assistant program. This is a special admission program that requires completion of 13-17 credits of prerequisite/preparatory courses and formal acceptance prior to entry.

Course Description: Studies the various fields of specialized dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association. Introduces applied psychology through role-playing as related to the clinical application in the specialties.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify the various dental specialties.
  • CLO#2: Identify the general principles and armamentarium associated with each dental specialty.
  • CLO#3: Evaluate the various roles of auxiliary personnel as they relate to each dental specialty. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#4: Demonstrate legally delegable dental assisting skills as they relate to the dental specialties.

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