ADED298C: Dental Assisting Clinical Experience III

Allied Dental Education
Credits 4 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 9 Lecture Hours 1
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Expanded opportunities in chairside assisting to encompass all dental specialties including orthodontics, surgery, endodontics, pedodontics, and prosthodontics.  A weekly seminar is held to evaluate the individual clinical experiences.  All students enrolled in ADED 298C will be charged a clinical surcharge per semester. 


Students are required to pass prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Exceptions apply; please consult your department chair.

up-to-date CPR and clinical clearance with current health and liability insurance, and DANB Radiation Health and Safety certificate 

  • Perform expanded duties as per the laws and rules of the New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners.
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate the needs of a dentist during a restorative procedure.
  • Maintain a chain of asepsis when cleaning prosthetic appliances.
  • Use a sturdy and safe fulcrum during instrumentation.
  • Sit in the proper position to effectively treat a specified sextant of a patient’ mouth.
  • Identify specialty practice instruments.
  • Assist with the placement and removal of a rubber dam.
  • Perform an initial preliminary oral inspection and charting.
  • Demonstrate the use of an intraoral camera.
  • Assist with the treatment of alveolitis.