May 24, 2019  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
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DHYG 2312 - Community Dental Health I

This course is designed to prepare students to promote oral health and prevent oral disease through organized community-based efforts. Topics presented include: the role of the dental public health professional; epidemiological patterns of oral diseases; evidence based decision making; research methodology; biostatistics and governmental influences in the oral health care delivery system. Additional topics included are principles in program assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The concept of cultural competency, social responsibility, service-learning, and ethical and legal principles are also introduced. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all previous Dental Hygiene (DHYG) coursework with a grade of “C” or better.



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