2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 1227 - Preventive Dental Hygiene Care


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.
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 periodontal disease. 3. Explain the concepts of disease management.