Description
Nutrition and Dental Health
Prepares student dental hygienists to counsel patients about diet and its impact on oral health. Students learn to distinguish between balanced and unbalanced diets and to construct diets that meet the needs of patients with compromised dental/oral health Students also learn to counsel patients about the effect of eating disorders on dental health.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
2
Offering
Course
DENTHYG 10508110
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