Description
Dental Hygiene Process 3
This clinical course builds on and expands the technical/clinical skill student dental hygienists developed in Dental Hygiene Process 2. In consultation with the instructor, students apply independent problem-solving skills in the course of providing comprehensive care for calculus case type 1, 2, and 3 patients and perio case type 0, I, II, and III patients. This also introduces root detoxification using hand and ultra-sonic instruments, a selection of dental implant prophylaxis treatment options, and administration of chemotherapeutic agents. Students also adapt care plans in order to accommodate patients with special needs.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
5
Offering
Course
DENTHYG 10508112
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Health Related Professions
Enrollment Requirements
Must be accepted into the Dental Hygienist Program. Must be concurrently enrolled inGen & Oral Path, DH Process III, Dental Pharmacology, Community Dental Health, and Dental Pain Management. Prerequisites: All first and second semester courses
Typically Offered
Fall