Area of Instruction
Degrees & Classes
|EFDA 100||DENTAL ANATOMY||1 credits|
This course will provide students with terminology and features of the dentition and oral cavity. Emphasis will be on detailed study of each permanent and primary tooth in order to prepare students for restoring harmonious function and form.
|EFDA 101||RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY I||3 credits|
This course covers foundational knowledge in dental materials science. These principles will be specifically applied to amalgam and composite restorations. This course will be intense to allow us to begin placing restorations in the companion lab course EFDA 102 as soon as possible.
|EFDA 102||RESTORATIVE LAB I||2 credits|
This course will introduce students to the manipulation and placement of restorative materials. Students will apply concepts from dental anatomy and materials science to restorative procedures.
|EFDA 110||PRINCIPLES OF DENTAL ASSISTING||2 credits|
This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to perform certain EFDA procedures under general supervision. Students will be familiar with legal and ethical aspects of dental practice and be versed in common medical conditions and pharmacology.
|EFDA 111||RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY II||2 credits|
This course is a continuation of EFDA 101. Materials and procedures associated with restorative dentistry including adhesion, liners and bases, and occlusion.
|EFDA 112||RESTORATIVE LAB II||2 credits|
This course is a continuation of EFDA 102. Student will continue to practice skills placing amalgam and composite restorations on typodonts. Students will also practice skills discussed in the concurrent lecture EFDA 110.
|EFDA 120||FINAL IMPRESSIONS||1 credits|
Theory and practice of preliminary and final impressions as well as bite registration. Computer assisted design will be included.
|EFDA 122||RESTORATIVE LAB III||2 credits|
This course will focus on preparing students for the Restorative WREB exam. Class II composites and amalgams will be emphasized. Students will participate in a mock exam. Students will also place final impressions on a typodont concurrent with EFDA120.
|EFDA 123||RESTORATIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE||3 credits|
This clinical course provides practice in EFDA skills. Emphasis will be on the placement of amalgam and composite restorations on patients. Patient care will be provided in both on-campus clinics and off-campus extern sites.
The program only starts in Fall Quarter.