DHY 218: Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

Credits 4
Skills Laboratory/Clinical Practice

This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to deliver and evaluate advanced clinical hygiene treatment to periodontal patients. Emphasis is placed on automated scaling, air polishing, soft tissue curettage, root planing, subgingival irrigation, patient and time management. Upon completion, students will be able to provide comprehensive non-surgical periodontal therapy, evaluate treatment effectiveness, recognize the need for surgical periodontal therapy, establish and maintain optimum oral health for the patient.