DHY 124: Dental Hygiene Theory II

Credits 2
Theory Credit

This course elaborates and expands upon the theories presented in Dental Hygiene Theory I, and introduces additional information required when rendering individualized patient care. Emphasis is placed on dental considerations for patients with chronic diseases taking medications that may affect one’s dental health, recognizing varying levels of dental disease, determining appropriate interventions and evaluation of dental hygiene treatment, and instrument sharpening to aid in effective removal of deposits.  Upon completion, students will be able to apply individualized patient care based on patient need.