Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene III (DHG 220)

This course introduces the student to the general pathology and physiology of relevant diseases and conditions that may present in the clinical setting. Discussion includes the methods of treatment and the oral health impact of the disease or treatment. The recognition and management of medical emergencies will also be examined. Special emphasis will be given to diseases and conditions of importance in clinical dentistry. Further, this course is designed to broaden the students' abilities to integrate basic, dental and psychosocial sciences in evaluating, planning, and implementing a comprehensive dental hygiene treatment plan for varied patient populations. This course is subject to a course fee. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
DHG 224 - Materials in Dentistry
DHG 226 - Dental Pain Control
DHG 225 - Oral Pharmacology


The following courses must be taken along side this course
DHG 261 - Periodontics II. May be taken prior or during course.
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