DEN 129: Oral Pathology and Dental Therapeutics

In this course, students will study diseases of teeth and supporting structures, oral pathology and systemic diseases and their relationship to dental health. Dental assistant students gain experience in critical evaluation of a patient's health status and apply the essential skills needed to assist in common dental/medical emergencies. Various drugs and their effect on medical/dental care also are studied.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; DEN 106 and DEN 107, minimum grade "C"

Corequisites: DEN 120

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