The courses DENT 753, DENT 770, DENT 721, DENT 722, DENT 740, DENT 742, DENT 749,
DENT 751, and DENT 763 are open to those who have been accepted into the Dental Assisting
program. DENT 701, DENT 702, DENT 703 and DENT 730 are open to all students. A grade
of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon successful completion
of the program, the candidate is eligible to apply for a Certificate of Completion
from the Office of Admissions and Records, sit for the California Registered Dental
Assistant Exam, and the Dental Assisting National Board Exam.
Minimum Grade for Prerequisites
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Provides the student with a swift introduction to chairside skills, dental units,
preparing and dismissing the dental patient, preparing and breaking down the dental
treatment room, proper oral evacuation placement, and generalized instrumentation.
Letter Grade Only
Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Dental Assisting Program