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This dental terminology course is an introduction to the study and structure of words utilized in dentistry, including dental anatomy, diseases, examinations/procedures, techniques, equipment and materials, medications, and dental specialties. Emphasis is placed on spelling, defining, word-building, and applying commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, also diving into dental practice professionals, organizational structure, and business management procedures. This course is a great choice for those wanting a dental foundation or those wishing to advance in the dental field whether it be dental hygiene, dental billing and coding, or dental office management. 

Scholarships available, please contact the Career and Education Success Center at 910-678-9799 or CESC@faytechcc.edu to see if you qualify.



INSTRUCTOR: Allyson Woolard

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Refund & Enrollment Policy


Refund Policy

The refund policy for Fayetteville Technical Community College's Continuing Education Division was established by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges, Raleigh on October 15, 1993. The full refund policy is listed in the NC Administrative Code 23NCAC.2D.0203 (d) Brief Statement of Policy:
  1. A pre-registered extension student who officially withdraws from an extension class(es) prior to the first meeting of the class (should be 24 hours prior) will be eligible for a 100 percent refund by completing an official request form.
  2. The refund will be 75 percent if requested prior to the 10 percent date of the class(es) meeting.
  3. No refunds will be given after 10 percent of class meetings.

Enrollment Policy

Enrollment for a course will end a week prior to the course start date.
For example:

Course Start Date: Wednesday, January 15th, 2023
Enrollment Deadline: Wednesday, January 8th, 2023

Computer & Course Materials Requirements


Dental Terminology 4th edition by Calista Kindle and Charline Dofka
ISBN:  978-0-357-45682-8 (student edition) or 978-0-357-45684-2 (loose leaf)



Computer Requirements

The recommended browsers are Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari in the most updated version.

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