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2007-2009 Catalog 
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DTHY 1103 - Dental Hygiene Theory and Techniques 2

Credits: 2
Continuation of principles and techniques for dental hygiene care, with the addition of rationale and technique for polishing and application of fluorides. Continuation of patient assessment techniques with emphasis on performing and documenting extraoral/intraoral examinations and dental/periodontal charting. Ethics and history of dental hygiene profession and application of patient education. Treatment planning and patient management techniques for dental anxiety and oral hypersensitivity. Review of infection control measures. Instrument sharpening techniques are introduced.Prereq: DTHY 1102Coreq: DTHY 1104 $