Apr 15, 2024  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

DAST-130C Operative Techniques III Clinical

Credits 0 / 18 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; DAST-120 , DAST-121 , DAST-122 , DAST-123 , DAST-124 , DAST-125  and DHDA-114  Note: Division signature is required for registration.


  Co-requisite: DAST-130  
The clinical portion of DAST-130  Operative Techniques III.

Course Outcomes
1. Assist the dentist with a variety of restorative procedures. 2. Assist the dentist with a variety of procedures in the dental specialties. 3. Perform a variety of expanded functions on patients, including placement and removal of dental dam, fabrication, cementation, and removal of provisional restorations, removal of sutures, placing and carving amalgam restorations, packing retraction cord, and taking final impressions. 4. Perform a variety of patient care services, including patient data gathering, alginate impressions, patient preparation and education, and postoperative care. 5. Perform a variety of preventive services, including topical fluoride application and placement of pit and fissure sealants. 6. Expose, process and mount intraoral and extra-oral radiographs. Each student must complete at least two acceptable (minimum proficiency level of 85%) complete series of radiographs during the externship rotations, for DAST 130 credit. 7. Perform a variety of infection control procedures, following proper disinfection and sterilization protocol and use of personal protective equipment. 8. Perform a variety of laboratory skills. 9. Perform a variety of business office skills. 10. Demonstrate the ability to relay to patient pre and post- operative instructions. 11. Demonstrate the use of acceptable professional standards with regard to clinical attire, personal grooming, and communication and dental office staff and patients, work ethics and attendance.