DHY 1283

Clinical Dental Hygiene III

5 Credits

Prerequisite: DHY 1282.

This course is a continuation of Clinical Dental Hygiene II, with an emphasis on treating special needs patients. The course develops abilities to assess, plan, implement and evaluate all types of dental hygiene procedures and treatment care plans for patients of all ages and special needs. The student learns to use information synthesis and critical thinking skills to apply to all facets of clinical dental hygiene processes and procedures. All procedures are taught to clinical competency with development in caring for more periodontally involved patients with focus on increasing their efficiency and clinical instrumentation ability. Course/lab fees.