Jun 20, 2019  
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DHYG 1384 - Clinical Dental Hygiene I

This course includes the preclinical laboratory experience designed to develop thorough and efficient dental instrumentation techniques for comprehensive oral hygiene services. It includes clinical concepts of patient education and treatment, the setup and care of equipment and instruments, aseptic technique and the prevention of disease transmission, taking medical/dental histories and vital signs, inspection of oral hard and soft tissues, dental charting procedures, and instrumentation skills. Preclinical experience will be gained through mannequins and student partner practice. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Dental Hygiene Program and current certification in basic life support for healthcare providers. Material fees required.



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