DHG 100 Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene I

Credits: 4.00

A course designed to introduce the dental hygiene student to the profession of dental hygiene, theories and rationales for basic dental hygiene care procedures and prevention of disease, ethical principles, infection control, risk factors for oral disease and treatment planning. Practical application of fundamental concepts and skills are applied in the clinical setting on student partners with emphasis on workplace safety, hazards management, ergonomics, assessment and instrumentation. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of Special Admission Guidelines and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program CO-REQUISITE(S): DHG 111 - Dental Anatomy DHG 155 - Dental Radiology

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Last Updated: 03/01/2016