Nov 28, 2022  
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DH 0120 - Dental Hygiene Concepts


Spring 2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of DH 0101  with further enrichment of skills necessary to perform preventive oral health services. The course presents theory for the development of the dental hygiene diagnosis, patient care planning including implementation of dental hygiene treatment with evidence-based clinical techniques for advanced periodontal instrumentation, and re-evaluation of patient clinical care. The course emphasizes oral health promotion necessary for successful patient treatment including communication of patient needs, oral hygiene education instruction, and patient motivation. Instruction is provided toward complete patient care from medical history review, management of patients with special needs and diverse backgrounds, the recognition, prevention and management of medical emergencies which may occur in the dental office.  Theories and principles are applied in clinical laboratory setting. Two hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory per week in DH 0105  . Prerequisites:DH 0101  and DH 0103  with minimum grade of ‘C’.



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