This course introduces the student to head anatomy and the tissues, diseases, conditions and pathology of the oral cavity. An exploration of preventive and basic dental procedures and knowledge of tooth deposits provides a focus for oral self care. Additionally, an introductory study of disease transmission, infection control, pharmacology and nutrition within the context of dental health are studied. Students integrate infection prevention and control theory with clinical practice, completing rotations in the clinic dispensary.
Course code: DREC 1110
Length: 75.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.