Gain entry-level dental assisting job skills in this course, approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. Topics include terminology, anatomy, charting and medical history, instruments, four-handed dentistry, restorative materials, oral hygiene, infection control, sterilization and OSHA regulations. This hands-on course provides practice on equipment in a dental operatory/lab and practice using dental software. Prerequisite: Professional Preparation in Healthcare AHE-196. Course includes an online component; internet access required.