This course is designed to prepare students to make the transition into dental hygiene practice. Emphasis is placed on new technologies in oral health care, genetic risk factors for periodontal diseases, periodontal disease as a potential risk factor for systemic diseases, ethical and legal considerations in clinical practice, career options, and current issues in dental hygiene. This course is subject to a course fee.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|DHG 261 - Periodontics II, DHG 226 - Dental Pain Control, and DHG 228 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene III|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|DHG 253 - Community Dentistry. May be taken prior or during course.|