Dental Assisting Course Offerings

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DAA 112 - Science for the Dental Assistant

Prerequisites: Admission to the program. This is an introductory course designed to provide the Dental Assistant with the basic knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and structural organization of the human body.
Course Fee: $5 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 114 - Nutrition and Oral Disease Prevention

Co-requisite: DAA 112. A comprehensive overview of nutrition as an integral component of oral, as well as, systemic health. Students will learn to apply sound principles for patient education and for evaluation of nutritional information.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 116 - Assisting in General Dentistry

This course covers the theory and application of the principles of four-handed chair side dental assisting in general dentistry.
Course Fee: $877 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 118 - Dental Biomaterials

Co-requisites: DXX 104 and DAA 116. In-depth study of the physical properties, manipulation, and utilization of dental materials, including the use of dental office laboratory equipment.
Course Fee: $53 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 120 - Dental, and Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology

Co-requisite: DAA 112. This course will provide an in-depth study of oral anatomy and also familiarize the student with the histology and embryology of the oral structures.
Course Fee: $5 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 121 - Oral Pathology for Dental Assisting

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the following areas of oral pathology: inflammation and repair, immunity, neoplasia, and oral manifestation of systemic disease.
Course Fee: $5 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 122 - Applied Principles of Dental Assisting I

This course is designed to provide students with chair side assisting skills in a dental setting. The weekly lecture allows students the opportunity to share dental office practices and to connect laboratory and clinical experience with each other.
Course Fee: $5 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 129 - Business Management of the Dental Practice

This course is designed to introduce basic practice management procedures for the dental office. Appointment management, communication and telephone techniques, inventory and supply control, recall, insurance programs, and computerized software, are presented.
Course Fee: $5 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 131 - Registered Dental Assisting Functions

This course is designed to provide dental assisting students with knowledge and skills to perform legally delegated intraoral functions in the state of Michigan.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 132 - Practicum for Registered Dental Assisting Functions

This course is designed for the student to demonstrate laboratory and clinical procedures performed by a Registered Dental Assistant in Michigan. This course builds on the students laboratory and clinical experience.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

DAA 138 - Applied Principles of Dental Assisting II

Prerequisites: DAA 122, DAA 125, DAA 126, DAA 127, DAA 129. This course is a continuation of Applied Principles of Dental Assisting I. Students receive assignments to general and/or specialty dental offices for continued practice in chair side assisting skills.
Course Fee: $5 (Tuition Rates & Fees)