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Fundamentals of Dental Assisting (HYB)

Course number : CAH272   ID : 27007    Section Number : 2
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This course introduces students to all aspects of entry-level dental assisting knowledge and skills and prepares students for the Dental Association National Board National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) Certification Exam. Topics include: dental terminology, roles of the dental assistant and dental team, legal and ethical responsibilities, anatomy and physiology, dental care delivery including oral health and hygiene, prevention, clinical dentistry, chairside assisting, charting, instruments and accessories, dental lab materials and procedures, infection control, sterilization and OSHA regulations. Oral radiography is introduced in preparation for Oral Radiography class. This hands-on course provides practice on equipment in a dental lab setting.
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Class Details

19 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Monroe Center

Continuing Education Instructor 

CEUs : 7.6



Please read:  Classes will meet in person and require online participation as noted in a syllabus or course schedule which the instructor will provide. Online participation may include real-time virtual participation or non-scheduled asynchronous participation. Students must register at the same time for SAF157 - CPR: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider or provide a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR Card. Students must have successfully completed CAH145 or ADE641 (formerly ADE632) prior to CAH272 class start date. This class requires reading and listening in English. Not sure about your English skills? Visit to schedule a free Accuplacer test, then share your results with CEWD Registration at 301.624.2888 or



Registration Closes On
Monday, September 30, 2024 @ 11:59 PM



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/20/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/30/2024 - 12/4/2024 Weekly - Mon, Wed 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Frederick, Monroe Center  Map, Room: MC124 Continuing Education Instructor 

Other Class Offerings

ID: 27006

10/01/24 - 12/05/24
Weekly - Tue, Thu