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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 102, DEN 106 and DEN 107, minimum grade "C"

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