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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHY 101 - Dental Hygiene Theory I

Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Dental Hygiene Program.
Corequisite: DHY 102 , DHY 104 , and DHY 108 .
(2 Credits)
This course introduces the profession of dental hygiene, the dental hygiene code of ethics, principles of infection and exposure control, the CDC Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and safety and emergency procedures. Fundamental concepts on dental hygiene process of care including patient management, dental hygiene diagnosis, oral health education techniques, and disease prevention strategies will be discussed. Additionally, dental instrumentation and oral deposits are discussed. Semester Offered: Fall Semester Only. Course fee required. Total of 30 hours of lecture.



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