Dental Assisting (DNA) at Danville Community College


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DNA 100 - Introduction to Oral Health Professions
Provides an introduction to the oral health profession and covers basic terminology, historical perspective, the credentialing process, accreditation, professional organizations, and legal and ethical considerations.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
DNA 103 - Introduction to Oral Health
Teaches anatomy of the head and neck, the oral cavity hard and soft tissues, as well as tooth morphology. Includes dental terminology, deciduous and permanent dentition as well as pathology.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
DNA 109 - Practical Infection Control
Studies principles of management of disease producing microorganisms and associated diseases. Emphasizes sterilization, asepsis, and disinfection techniques applicable in the dental office.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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DNA 110 - Dental Materials
Studies the materials utilized in the laboratory aspect of dentistry as support in treatment. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics, manipulation, economical control, storage, and delivery of materials.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
DNA 113 - Chairside Assisting I
Provides instruction on the principles of clinical chair side dental assisting, dental equipment use and maintenance, safety, instrument identification, tray set-ups by procedures, and patient data collection. Emphasis on patient management during restorative procedures.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
DNA 134 - Dental Radiology and Practicum
Teaches the physics of dental radiation and safety, equipment operation, cone placement for the parallel and bisection techniques, panoramic exposures, mounting and film processing.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
DNA 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
DNA 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits