Description
Periodontology
This course prepares student dental hygienists to assess the periodontal health of patients, plan prevention and treatment of periodontal disease, and to evaluate the effectiveness of periodontal treatment plans. Emphasis is placed on the recognition of the signs and causes of periodontal dfisease and on selection of treatment modalities that minimize risk and restore periodontal health.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Offering
Course
DENTHYG 10508108
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Health Related Professions
Enrollment Requirements
Must be enrolled in Dental Hygiene Program. Must be concurrently enrolled in DH Process II, Periodontology, Cariology, Nutrition and Oral Health, and Dental Materials. Prerequisites: all first semester courses.
Typically Offered
Spring