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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENH 1249 - Clinical Services I

This didactic and clinical course provides students the opportunity to apply principles taught during the pre-clinical phase in a patient care environment. Topics will include adjunctive instrumentation and therapy, periodontal evaluation based on the American Academy of Periodontics, prevention of disease and maintenance of oral health, non-surgical periodontal therapy, latex hypersensitivity and tobacco cessation. Evidence-based interventions in the dental hygiene process of care will be emphasized. Learning methods will include lectures, seminars, self-instructional audiovisual presentations, and reading assignments. Case studies and patient assessment will be emphasized for preparation for CS II and Board examinations. Students will be assessed through clinical competency exams through the course.
15 lecture hours, 180 clinical hours.
3 credit hours
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