DEN113 Expanded Functions Dental Assistant 2 credits
Prerequisite(s): ( DEN111 )
This class prepares the student for the Oregon Board of Dentistry written exam in expanded functions for the chairside dental assistant (EFDA). Expanded functions are determined by the Oregon Board of Dentistry and may change without prior notice. The exam is administered by the Dental Assisting National Board. Students will still need a NELDA certificate before becoming EFDA certified. (General Dental Assisting EFDA Certification: Pathway III). The class is designed to prepare students in the following sections: Placing matrix bands; polishing amalgam fillings; cement removal; taking impressions; coronal polishing; fabricating temporary crowns and tooth whitening. Lab provides hands-on clinical instruction of the lecture material presented and material covered in the course. Students demonstrate their capabilites and understanding through clinical evaluation in a lab setting.
This course may be taken 1 time for credit.