May 30, 2024  
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DH 0120 - Dental Hygiene Concepts


Spring 2 Credit Hours
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. 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. Theories and principles are applied in clinical laboratory setting. Two hours of lecture per week. Course Charge: $30.00 Health Science Program Charge Prerequisites: DH 0101 , DH 0103 , DH 0140 , DH 0150 , DH 0180 , DH 0220 , and DH 0225  with a grade of ‘C’ or higher. Co-requisites: DH 0105 , DH 0160 , DH 0165 , DH 310, and DH 0350  .



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