DEN 118: Preventive Dentistry
In this course, dental assisting students receive a foundation in preventive dentistry. Methods to ensure the dental health of patients, including instruction in oral hygiene and proper nutrition are addressed. Etiology, prevention and control of dental caries and periodontal disease are emphasized. Content in this course was previously taught in DEN 109 and DEN 119.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Dental Assisting program; DEN 106 and DEN 107, minimum grade "C"
- Lecture Hours
- Clinical Hours
- Lab Hours
- Other Hours
- Total Hours
Some classes are not offered every term. To see if this class is currently available, check the schedule.
Save a trip to campus. Just fire up your computer webcam and microphone to talk to an advisor online.more »
Save time and gas: Get your books online through WCC’s Barnes & Noble Bookstore.more »
What Students Say About Online Classes
“Online classes allowed me to take more credits per semester while working part-time. Besides, what is better than attending school curled up on the couch and in your pajamas!”—Kim C., 23