Staci Thomas
Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting
(276) 223-4832
125 Galax Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday: 1:15PM-2PM; Virtual: 3PM-5PM
Tuesday: 8AM-10:30AM; 11:20AM-12PM
Wednesday: 1:15PM-2PM
Thursday: 8AM-9:15AM; 11:20AM-12PM; 2PM-3PM

Personal Information

Hometown: 
Princeton,WV
High School Attended: 
Princeton High School
Degrees and Certifications: 
M.S.Ed. Technical and Vocational Education, Virginia Tech
B.S. Health Services Administration, West Virginia Tech
A.S. Dental Hygiene, West Virginia Tech
Community Service Activities: 
WCC Community Halloween Celebration
RAM Clinic
Granada Theatre Preservation
Christ Episcopal Church, Altar Guild
Special Interests: 

Hobbies include:

University of South Carolina football

Walking, especially with my dog

Dollhouse restorations

The best thing about working at WCC is...: 
...working with my students and helping them develop their professional skills to be successful in their workplace.

Current Teaching Schedule

Dental Assisting

DNA 110: Dental Materials

DNA 110 Studies the materials utilized in the laboratory aspect of dentistry as support in treatment. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics, manipulation, economical control, storage, and delivery of materials. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
40446
DNA  110-95 Course Materials
MTWRFSU 2020-08-24 - 2020-10-12 04:09:00 - 04:10:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Thomas,Staci Stafford

Dental Hygiene

DNH 115: Histology /Head and Neck Anatomy

DNH 115 Presents a study of the microscopic and macroscopic anatomy and physiology of the head, neck, and oral tissues. Includes embryologic development and histologic components of the head, neck, teeth, and periodontium. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
40414
DNH  115-95E Course Materials
3 M~W~~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-12-21 08:30:00 - 09:45:00 MAIN Virtual 1 95E Interactive Classroom Video Thomas,Staci Stafford

DNH 141: Dental Hygiene I

DNH 141 Introduces clinical knowledge and skills for the performance of dental hygiene services; basic skill components, lab manikins. and client practice. Lecture 3 hours. Clinic 6 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
40416
DNH  141-95H Course Materials
M~W~~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-12-21 10:45:00 - 12:00:00 MAIN Galax Hall 0102 95H Hybrid Thomas,Staci Stafford
40417
DNH  141-10L Course Materials
5 ~T~R~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-12-21 08:30:00 - 11:30:00 MAIN Galax Hall 0128 10L In Person Thomas,Staci Stafford
40418
DNH  141-11L Course Materials
5 ~T~R~~~ 2020-08-24 - 2020-12-21 13:00:00 - 16:00:00 MAIN Galax Hall 0128 11L In Person Thomas,Staci Stafford

DNH 244: Dental Hygiene IV

DNH 244 Introduces advanced skills and the dental hygienist's role in dental specialties. Includes supervised clinical practice in the dental hygiene clinic and/or off-campus clinical rotations at various community facilities. Emphasizes treatment of clients demonstrating periodontal involvement, stressing application and correlation of knowledge and skills from previous semesters. Prerequisite DNH 143 Lecture 1 hour. Clinic 12 hours. Total 13 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
40438
DNH  244-95 Course Materials
MTWRFSU 2020-08-24 - 2020-12-21 04:19:00 - 04:20:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Thomas,Staci Stafford

 

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