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

DHYG 207 Periodontology

This course covers coordination of dental and oral anatomy, histology, physiology, microbiology of plaque, pathology of periodontal disease with clinical application and the rationale of periodontal therapy. The goal of this course is to develop within students the ability to recognize and participate in the treatment of periodontal disease. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to readily differentiate between a healthy and a diseased periodontium and understand the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal condition. In addition, students should be able to establish a sequential treatment plan and understand the rationale behind the treatment modalities employed in the treatment of various periodontal disease entities. Open only to matriculated Dental Hygiene students.
Pre-requisite(s): BIOL 135 Oral Histology and Embryology ; BIOL 205 Microbiology ; DHYG 121 Clinical Dental Hygiene I .
Co-requisite(s): DHYG 206 Pathology  and DHYG 231 Clinical Dental Hygiene II .
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 2
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2