This course covers the study of the microscopic and clinical aspects of the normal and diseased periodontal tissues. Utilizing the knowledge of normal tissues, the student will learn to recognize the changes that occur in periodontal disease at the clinical and microscopic level. Students will apply this background knowledge to classify periodontal disease using the American Academy of Periodontology Classification System.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|DHG 100 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene I|
|DHG 111 - Dental Anatomy|
|DHG 155 - Dental Radiology|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|DHG 158 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene II. May be taken prior or during course.|