Mar 19, 2019  
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DHYG 1353 - Periodontology

This course is designed to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the role of the dental hygienist in the treatment of periodontal disease. The normal periodontinum, pathogenesis and etiology of periodontal disease will be reviewed. This course also includes host response and periodontitus as a manifestation of systemic diseases along with incorporating an evidence-based approach to periodontal care. Assessment, planning implementing and maintenance strategies for the prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases are also presented. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all previous Dental Hygiene (DHYG) coursework with a grade of “C” or better.



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