Jul 24, 2019  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHYG 1373 - Dental Hygiene Theory II

This course includes an overview of dental specialties; procedures for medical and dental emergencies; oral health care services to patients with bloodborne infectious diseases; and concepts of planning dental hygiene care for child, adolescent, adult, and older adult/geriatric patients. Also included in this course are the rationale and use of instrument sharpening, tobacco use cessation, the ultrasonic scaler, and desensitization. Another component of the course includes outside observation with selected dental offices. Laboratory hours will be announced in the course syllabus. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all previous Dental Hygiene (DHYG) coursework with a grade of “C” or better.



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