Mar 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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DNHY 3004 - Dental Hygiene II

4 (4-0)

(formerly 3003)

Prerequisite(s): DNHY 3014 , DNHY 3114 . Concurrent enrollment in DNHY 3005  (Clinical Practice II).

This course focuses on the knowledge necessary to instruct dental patients in prevention of oral diseases with a study of professional and patient-utilized plaque removal techniques and aids as they apply to various age groups of patients, use of fluorides, oral irrigation, care of hypersensitive teeth, and cleaning of dental appliances. Discussion of basic research methodology in regard to product evaluation. An examination of common physical characteristics of various age groups with emphasis on how these might affect treatment, as well as content of patient education. Includes discussion and analysis of the patient/healthcare provider relationship regarding ethical and legal responsibilities of each.

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