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  • 1. THE DENTAL TEAM “What ethical issues exist in the relationship of the dentist and dental auxiliaries?”
  • 2. Educational Background of Dental Hygienists
    • College level coursework
      • 2.5 - 3 years
    • Degreed offered:
      • Associate of Science
      • Bachelor of Science
      • Master of Science
    • Accredited Programs
    • Licensure
  • 3. Course Work
    • Basic Science
      • General Chemistry with lab
      • Anatomy & Physiology with lab
      • Microbiology with lab
      • Nutrition
    • General Education
      • English Composition
      • Communications or Speech
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
  • 4. Dental Sciences
    • Dental Morphology and Occlusion
    • Histology & Embryology
    • General & Oral Pathology
    • Oral Medicine
    • Dental Materials
    • Pharmacology
  • 5. Dental Hygiene Practice
    • Patient Assessment
    • Radiology
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Preventive Dentistry
    • Periodontology
    • Expanded Functions
      • (Hygiene & Restorative)
    • Community and Public Health Dentistry
    • Practice Management
  • 6. Scope of Practice
    • Patient Assessment
    • Data Interpretation
    • Dental Hygiene Treatment Planning
    • Periodontal Debridement
    • Preventive therapies
    • Restorative Expanded Functions
  • 7. Educational Background of Dental Assistants
    • On the job training (OTJ), Vocational/Technical Colleges; Community Colleges
    • Accredited Programs
    • Certification for Expanded Functions
    • Degrees:
      • Associate of Science
  • 8. Course work
    • Basic Science
      • Anatomy & Physiology
    • General Education
      • English Composition
  • 9. Dental Sciences
    • Dental Morphology and Occlusion
    • Histology,Embryology, General & Oral Pathology, Pharmacology Concepts
    • Dental Materials
  • 10. Dental Assisting Practice
    • Patient Assessment
    • Radiology
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Preventive Dentistry
    • Expanded Functions
      • (Hygiene & Restorative)
    • Community and Public Health Dentistry
    • Practice Management
  • 11. Scope of Practice
    • Limited Patient Assessment
    • Chairside assisting
    • Expanded Restorative Functions
    • Preventive therapies
  • 12. Ethical Issues Faced
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Supervision
    • Delegation of duties
    • Evaluation
  • 13. Sexual Harassment
    • “ A form of sexual discrimination that includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical actions of a sexual nature when:
  • 14.
    • submission to such conduct is made explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment or status
    • submission to or rejection such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for an employment decision or a decision affecting an individual’s status
    • such conduct substantially interferes with an individual’s work, academic participation or performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.
  • 15. Ethical Relationships
    • Improve the quality of patient care
    • Increase office productivity
    • Decrease stress level for all members of the Team.
  • 16. Strategies to enhance mutually beneficial and cooperative relationships
    • Develop respectful, collaborative relationships
    • Establish open communication processes
    • Provide clear delineation of responsibilities, especially limitations