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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

DAST-115 Nutrition & Preventive Dentistry

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100) or completion of RDNG-030 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076   Co-requisite: Student must enroll in one section each of DAST-110 , DAST-111 , DAST-112 , DAST-113 , DAST-116  and DAST-117  Prerequisite: Program Eligibility Requirements. Note: Division signature is required for registration.
A comprehensive study of nutrition and preventive dentistry. Nutrition encompasses the process involved in the taking in and utilization of food substances for growth repair and maintenance of the body. Preventive dentistry studies the role that the dental health team play in the education of patients to maintain oral structures in a state of optimal health. Particular emphasis will be placed on the teeth periodontium and oral cavity where both nutrition and prevention are concerned. The course is designated as meeting the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) general education requirement.