Mar 19, 2019  
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DHYG 1394 - Clinical Dental Hygiene II

Application of clinical techniques, skills, and current procedural practices of the dental hygienist with emphasis on self-evaluation. Focus will be on integrating knowledge into individualized patient treatment plans that may include: patient motivation/education to include selection of appropriate oral health products and tobacco cessation counseling if necessary, charting/data gathering skills, data processing support, instrumentation techniques/skills, power scaling utilization, desensitization, administration of local anesthesia, administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia, as well as fluoride applications. In addition, a weekly group discussion of selected topics will be conducted in a colloquium format. Course includes 180 clinical hours. Prerequisites: Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers and successful completion of all previous Dental Hygiene (DHYG) coursework with a grade of “C” or better. Materials fee required.



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