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Subject:

Dental Hygiene

Title:

DENHY-128 Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist - (LR) - 2 Units

Instructor:

Day, Victoria

Prerequisite: DENHY-101 or equivalent

Limitation on enrollment: Acceptance to the Diablo Valley College Dental Hygiene program, including current TB Clearance, Hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certification (Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider with Automated Exte



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

DENHY-128

1768

TH

9:00-10:50am

LHS-107

2 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
DENHY-128 Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
2 unit(s)        LR
  • 36 hours Lecture per term
  • Prerequisite: DENHY-101 or equivalent
  • Limitation on enrollment: Acceptance to the Diablo Valley College Dental Hygiene program, including current TB Clearance, Hepatitis immunization and/or titer, tetanus vaccination, malpractice insurance, and current CPR certification (Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider with Automated Exte
 
This course presents a structured study of the discipline of periodontics with a focus on the biological, behavioral and clinical aspects of the periodontal diseases. Topics include normal vs. diseased periodontal structures, etiology, risk factors, classification, and epidemiology. Students will apply periodontal assessment techniques leading to the development of appropriate strategies for planning preventative care, initial treatment and maintenance procedures for the periodontal diseases. Students are introduced to evidence-based decision making as they apply course content to simulated cases. CSU

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