DHYG 1227 - Preventive Dental Hygiene Care
2 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical: One hour lecture and three hours lab each week.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
Preventive Dental Hygiene Care is the study of the dental hygienist in the dental health care system and the basic concepts of disease prevention and health promotion. Communication and behavior modification skills are emphasized to facilitate the role of the dental hygienist as an educator.
Note: Additional course fee(s) required.
All courses with the DHYG prefix are for students admitted to the Dental Hygiene Program only. The degree plan shows prerequisite courses and sequence for Dental Hygiene curriculum. Changes in the sequencing will be by permission of the course director and program director.
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