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2021-2022 Archived Catalog

DAST-124 Expanded Functions for Dental Assistants

Credits 2.5 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092. Co-requisite: DAST-120  DAST-121  DAST-122  DAST-123  DAST-124L  DAST-125  DAST-126  DAST-127  and DHDA-114 . Note: Division signature is required for registration.
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice the expanded functions permitted for delegation to dental assistants by the State of Michigan. Included in these expanded functions are selective coronal polishing certain preventive procedures and intracoronal metallic and nonmetallic temporary restorations.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate, on a mannequin, the application of topical fluoride, using at least two different techniques 2. Demonstrate, on a mannequin, the selective coronal polishing procedure, including the proper use of a slow-speed handpiece 3. Demonstrate, on a model, the proper placement of pit and fissure sealants 4. Demonstrate, on a prepared model, the proper placement and removal of intracoronal temporary restorations 5. Demonstrate, on a model, the correct selection, adaptation, and cementation of metallic temporary crowns 6. Demonstrate, on a model, the fabrication and cementation of preformed, non­metallic temporary crowns 7. Demonstrate, on a model, the fabrication and cementation of customized, non­metallic temporary crowns 8. Demonstrate, on a model, the fabrication and cementation of a non-metallic temporary bridge 9. Demonstrate on a prepared model, the correct steps of suture removal 10. Demonstrate on a model, the proper placement and removal of periodontal dressings.