The major emphasis of this course is on treatment planning (intraoral photographs, periodontal charting, occlusal analysis, patient education) and therapy (pain control, chemotherapeutic agents, site specific drug therapy, host modulation drug therapy, periodontal surgery, periodontal packs, sutures) of the periodontal patient.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|DHG 158 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene II, DHG 159 - Histology and Pathology of Oral Tissues, and DHG 161 - Periodontics I|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|DHG 228 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene III. May be taken prior or during course.|