Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Describe elements of oral healthcare.
Delineate roles and responsibilities of the individuals who provide oral healthcare.
Identify roles and responsibilities of oral healthcare support personnel.
Define the specialty areas of dentistry.
Define terms that describe oral anatomic structures.
Define terminology that is used to describe locations.
Define dentally related words commonly used in almost every area of dentistry.
Utilize root words, suffixes, prefixes of words commonly used in dentistry.
Interpret abbreviations commonly used in dental patient treatment records.
Discuss the power of words.