DHY 1281

Clinical Dental Hygiene I

4 Credits

This course is a continuation of Clinical Techniques, providing a transition from the pre-clinic setting to planning and providing dental hygiene care. The emphasis is on applying the knowledge and skills that will foster problem solving as it is related to both oral and physical health. The student learns to share concepts and techniques of dental care with patients to increase their awareness of dental health. The student applies knowledge of radiographic technique to manage patient care. All facets of clinical dental hygiene processes and procedures are taught to clinical competence. Course/lab fees.