May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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DA 196 - Chairside Procedures 2

7 Credit(s)

Must be enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program. Course covers signs & symptoms of medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. Specialties of dentistry, principle procedures, instrument set-ups, and clinical experience in 4-handed dentistry are also included.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. List in writing and define the eight dental specialties
2. Identify items needed for common specialty procedures
3. Apply the principles and concepts covering: pharmacology, pediatrics, oral surgery, pain control, prosthodontics, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, operative dentistry
4. Describe and demonstrate the roles of both assistant and doctor during composite restoration procedure
5. Chart common conditions in general dentistry and dental specialties
6. Punch, place, and remove rubber dam to stated criteria
7. Locate placement sites for topical anesthetic
8. Demonstrate Endodontic file measurement and the drying of pulp canals with paper points
9. Demonstrate thorough proper sterile techniques and knowledge of OSHA regulations
10. Demonstrate the following orthodontic functions: sizing orthodontic bands, re-cementing loose orthodontic bands, removing orthodontic bands, placement of ligatures, placing arch wires, placement of orthodontic separators and brackets, alginate impressions

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