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Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 10 - 12
Dental Assisting
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1.) Compare roles of the dentist, dental hygienist, and dental assistant.

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2.) Describe personal characteristics required in the dental workplace.

Examples: displaying positive attitudes, maintaining ethical behavior, adhering to dress code

Health Science (2009)
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Dental Assisting
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3.) Demonstrate communication skills needed while counseling clients, documenting care, and communicating through various forms of electronic media.

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Dental Assisting
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4.) Recognize state laws and regulations pertaining to dentistry.

Examples: confidentiality, patient information, legal rights

Health Science (2009)
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Dental Assisting
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5.) Demonstrate correct use of x-ray machines, dental instruments, dental chairs, and sterilizer equipment in the dental laboratory.

Health Science (2009)
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Dental Assisting
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6.) Organize a dental treatment room, including preparing procedure trays, seating the dental client, providing chair-side assistance, and demonstrating departure procedures.

Health Science (2009)
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Dental Assisting
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7.) Explain the anatomy of the head and neck, including the teeth and their surfaces.

Health Science (2009)
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Dental Assisting
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8.) Apply principles of preventive oral hygiene, including brushing teeth, flossing teeth, and maintaining a healthy diet.

Health Science (2009)
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Dental Assisting
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9.) Demonstrate infection control procedures used in a dental office.

Examples: sterilizing, disinfecting, using barrier techniques

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 10 - 12
Dental Assisting
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10.) Construct impressions for diagnostic and opposing models of teeth, including preparing for an alginate dental impression and a dental impression with plaster of paris.

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