Elizabeth Pacheco

Elizabeth Pacheco, B.V.E., M.Ed.

Dental Assisting, Health Science

Email: epacheco@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-484-7293

Office Hours : 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Wednesday

Location: Tech III Building Health Science


Hybrid Course Description

Course 61 is taught both in person and online. The educational time is the same amount of time as if you were in a regular course. Classes will not meet every week. A calendar for meetings will be presented the first day of class which is a required meeting. Meetings that are scheduled will meet on the same day and time according to the posted schedule/calendar. You will need access to a computer and the internet in order to take this course. Please follow the three steps to Distance Education Success in the campus schedule booklet, to see if you are ready for this hybrid course.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course prepares the student with the basic dental sciences in order to relate and demonstrate dental chairside procedures. Content includes dental anatomy and physiology, oral embryology and oral histology, tooth morphology, and oral pathology related to sterilization, pharmacology, and pain control.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Dental Assistant Program.

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Bring all materials on your materials list and all textbooks to every class meeting. Textbooks can be purchase at the campus book store or at a store of your choosing.

  1. Modern Dental Assisting, Bird and Robinson, 10th Ed.

  2. Anatomy of Orofacical Structures, Isselhard, 7th Ed.

  3. All personal student materials to succeed in class.