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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHY 117 - Introduction to Periodontics

Prerequisite: DHY 101  and DHY 102  
Corequisite: DHY 110  and DHY 111  
(2 Credits)
This course is designed to provide an introduction of the periodontium and its relationship to the pathogenesis of periodontal disease. It focuses on the relationships between periodontal disease, systemic health, prevention, risk assessments, classifications, and current modalities of treatment and management strategies. This course will stress the important role of the dental hygienist in ameliorating the disease process.  Total of 30 lecture hours.

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