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DH 215 - Clinical Dental Hygiene III

Credits: 6
Provides the opportunity to practice and increase the students' proficiency skill levels of advanced instruments from previous Dental Hygiene courses.

Prerequisite(s): DH 124B DH 130 DH 131 DH 135 , and LWA 206B , each with a “C” (2.0) minimum grade.
Corequisite(s): DH 210W DH 213 DH 214W DH 216W  and DH 219W .
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 180
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Effectively assess oral conditions, detect supragingival and subgingival calculus; accurately measure the depth of the gingival sulcus and/or periodontal pockets; and identify stain and plaque. Effectively remove supragingival and subgingival calculus by instrumentation and debridement utilizing various methods of pain control. Remove stain and plaque.
    1. Successfully complete each patient.
    2. Required patient services are as follows:
      1. Fluoride treatments
      2. Polishing of amalgam restorations
      3. Maxillary and mandibular alginate impressions
      4. Use of ultrasonic scaler
      5. Air abrasive process evaluation
      6. Dietary analysis
      7. Root debridement
      8. Pain control
      9. Medicaments
    3. Demonstrate various skill competencies in the following areas: medical emergency/CPR training, intra oral camera, and digital radiographs.

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