Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Identify the various dental professionals and their roles and responsibilities.
  • List the appropriate dental terminology associated with intraoral and extraoral structures, restorations, disease processes and oral care for the patient.
  • Explain to a patient the basic dental diseases, their appearance, basic causes, prevention and treatment.
  • Utilize appropriate professional dental terminology when addressing patient questions and concerns and speaking with other dental professionals.