DHY-210 - Clinical Practice 32 credits
A course designed to enhance the comprehension of dental hygiene services and to apply basic sciences to the practice of dental hygiene. The students will learn to expand upon their basic skills in areas such as radiographic interpretation, recognition and charting of periodontal diseases, advanced hand instrumentation, evidence-based research, and periodontal debridement. A continuation of the care of medically compromised patients such as those with bronchopulmonary disease, cancer, hepatitis, those who are developmentally disabled, and other special needs patients is included. Application of the theoretical concepts to clinical techniques will enable student to provide total patient care. Students must pass the clinical and theoretical components of the course in order to continue in the program.
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