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DENT 753 Dental Assisting Clinical Practice

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Dental Assisting Eligibility

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 and DENT 703 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 courses.

Course Description

Clinical experience in dental assisting for students in the dental assisting program supplemented by corequisite classes and individual counseling from an instructor-coordinator of the Dental Assisting Program. Clinical work must be unpaid and a certain number of hours accumulated per ADA Accreditation Standards. For students enrolled full time in the Dental Assisting Program. (Spring only)

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 240-270
Prerequisites: DENT 751
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU