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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 110 Preventive Dentistry I

This interactive course introduces the student to the basic principles and practices of preventive dental hygiene. Emphasis will be on the laboratory application of the basic principles of instrumentation, tooth morphology, occlusion, infection control and professional conduct. The student will develop competence in patient assessment techniques including medical/dental history, recognition and examination of orofacial structures and hard tissue dental findings. Open only to matriculated Dental Hygiene students.
Co-requisite(s): BIOL 135 Oral Histology and Embryology  and DHYG 105 Tooth Morphology and Occlusion .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 5
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 8