Introduces the student to the dental profession and cultural diversity, including the knowledge to correctly recognize and identify the various occupations within the dental field, as well as the terminology necessary to complete all other courses.
- Identify early developments and major contributions to dentistry from early times through modern day.
- Describe ethics and the law as it applies to dentistry.
- Identify basic anatomy of the mouth and throat, the name and locations of the teeth, their parts, and supporting structures as well as basic dental terminology.
- Accurately chart a dental chart for patients using the Universal Charting System.