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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliaries (Part-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Health Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Program Prerequisites
Hours
 

Description: A study of form and function of the human dentition. This course is designed to provide an overview of the terminology and characteristics of all teeth in the adult and primary dentition. Includes identification of all anatomical tooth structures, eruption schedule and occlusion.

Notes: Department permission required. Summer Only.

Prerequisites: Other (Acceptance into EFDA program)

 

Term hours subtotal:

1

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Lecture and clinical course designed to teach more extensively the concepts of dental materials and their use in restorative techniques. The principles of the manipulation and placement of dental materials used in delegated intra-oral functions for the expanded function dental auxiliary in Ohio are taught. Three classroom, four lab hours per week plus ten hours of co-op experience per week in the dental office.

Notes: Department permission required. Fall Only.

Prerequisites: EFD 1102

Description: Laboratory experiences in advanced remediable intra-oral dental tasks and/or procedures involved in the art and placement of restorative materials including amalgam and nonmetallic restorative materials including resin restorations.

Notes: Department permission required. Fall Only.

Prerequisites: EFD 1102

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: This course is the third in a three-part series for the Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Program. Greater emphasis on topics covered in EFD 1202 is examined. Detailed concepts with regards to amalgam, esthetic and preventive resins are discussed. Concepts involving Class IV resin restorations and dental sealants are introduced. Mock boards are included. Three classroom, four lab hours per week, plus ten hours of co-op experience per week in a dental office.

Notes: Department permission required. Spring Only.

Prerequisites: EFD 1202 and Restricted to Majors

Description: Laboratory experiences in advanced remediable intra-oral dental tasks and/or procedures involved in the art and placement of preventive or restorative materials including amalgam, dental sealants and nonmetallic restorative materials including resin restorations.

Notes: Department permission required. Spring Only.

Prerequisites: Restricted to Majors

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.