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    Jul 15, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DH 108 Clinical Dental Hygiene I

Prerequisite: DH 107 
2 lectures, 8 lab hrs per week: 4 hrs credit
This course offers an opportunity to develop competency in fundamental clinical skills in preparation for client treatment. The introduction of basic instrumentation principles and skills essential to assessment, planning, treatment, and evaluation of client care are emphasized. Focus on clinical procedures for patient assessment will include infection control, health history, extra and intraoral examination, gingival evaluation, and periodontal assessment. Students will practice on mannequins and partners in order to develop their skills.