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Description: This course is designed to provide the learner with instruction and practice to perform the clinical competence in the following intraoral functions approved by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry: taking radiographic exposures, performing mechanical polishing, taking preliminary impressions and bite registrations, applying topical fluoride, whitening agents, placing and removing dental dam, placing and removing periodontal dressing, removing excess cement, and applying pit and fissure sealants, inducing patients to nitrous-oxide/oxygen sedation and removing excess bonding material from orthodontic appliances with a rotary handpiece, In addition the following intraoral functions are taught and practiced to laboratory competency: applying non-fluoride topical medications, removing sutures, preliminary adaptation of temporary (provisional) crowns, performing selected orthodontic functions. Prerequisite(s): DENT1100, DENT1112, DENT1114, DNAS1106, DNAS1112, HPER1410
Credit Breakdown: 2/5/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)
This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director in the Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the Learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to Learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.