DHY 122: Clinical Dental Hygiene I

Credits 3
Skills Laboratory/Clinical Practice

This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to develop instrumentation skills necessary for comprehensive dental hygiene treatment including the removal of hard and soft deposits. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment, treatment planning, polishing restorations, application of topical fluoride, patient education, oral hygiene instruction and tissue evaluation. Upon completion, students will be able to assess, plan, provide and evaluate the effectiveness of the dental hygiene treatment provided for the patient.