2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 1203 - Preventive Dental Hygiene I


Credit Hours: 2
Contact Hours - Lecture: 2 Lab: 1
The role of the dental hygienist as a therapeutic oral health care provider with emphasis on concepts of disease management, health promotion, communication and behavior modification. Requires LSC liability insurance.
Prerequisite:  College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; Acceptance into the Dental Hygiene program; Corequisite: DHYG 1201 , DHYG 1304  and DHYG 1431  
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe the role of the dental hygienist as a therapeutic oral health care provider. 2 - Develop and implement a patient education plan for mild periodontal disease. 3 - Explain the concepts of disease management.