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Dental Hygiene Theory I

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
DEN 130 2 0 0 2
Prerequisite

DEN 120

Corequisite

DEN 131

Description

This course is a continuation of the didactic dental hygiene concepts necessary for providing an oral prophylaxis. Topics include deposits/removal, instrument sharpening, patient education, fluorides, planning for dental hygiene treatment, charting, and clinical records and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge needed to complete a thorough oral prophylaxis.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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