Internship/Externship

April 12, 2018

The student will have meaningful work experience with an appropriate organization and/or a trip exploring entrepreneurship in another county.  The internship and/or trip must be approved by the supervising faculty member.

Community Dental Health

March 28, 2018

This course is designed for the dental hygiene student to review the history, philosophy, administration and current events of community oral health. Topics include emphasis on health promotion, epidemiology of dental disease, community service, designing, implementing and assessing a community health project. Corequisites: DHY 211 and DHY 212

Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

March 28, 2018

The principles, protocols and components of dental hygiene process of care are continued in this clinical setting emphasizing patient care. The continued advancement of skills includes non-surgical periodontal treatment, ultrasonic instrumentation, case management, treatment planning and dental hygiene prevention services. Corequisites: DHY 211 and DHY 213

Principles in Dental Hygiene IV

March 28, 2018

Ethics, jurisprudence, and practice management concepts, including a study of state practice acts and business management procedures. Comprehensive review of formats and procedures involved in national, regional, and state board examinations. Guidance will be given in developing employment-seeking skills, including résumé writing. The course includes case-based study questions relative to dental hygiene with emphasis on […]

Oral Pathology

March 28, 2018

This course is designed for dental hygiene students. The topics incorporate important concepts in general pathology and their relationship to the oral cavity. Fundamental concepts stress comprehensive oral examination procedures, disease recognition, and identification of pathological conditions that affect the patient’s systemic health in relation to the oral cavity. Corequisites: DHY 201, DHY 202, and […]

Pain Management

March 28, 2018

This course will provide the student with basic and current concepts of local anesthesia and pain control for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation. Instruction in local anesthetic technique and an introduction to the use of nitrous oxide as an analgesia is included. Successful completion of this course confers […]

Clinical Dental Hygiene III

March 28, 2018

The principles, protocols and components of dental hygiene process of care are continued in this clinical setting emphasizing patient care. The continued advancement of skills includes non-surgical periodontal treatment, ultrasonic instrumentation, case management, treatment planning and dental hygiene prevention services. Corequisites: DHY 201, DHY 203, and DHY 204

Principles in Dental Hygiene III

March 28, 2018

Continued development of a theoretical framework of dental hygiene treatment with advancement of dental hygiene proficiency in all areas of dental hygiene treatment. Presentation and discussion of case histories from patients and preventive measures employed against disease with emphasis on special needs patients. Corequisites: DHY 202, DHY 203, and DHY 204

Clinical Dental Hygiene II

March 28, 2018

The principles, protocols and components of dental hygiene process of care are continued in this clinical setting emphasizing patient care. The continued advancement of skills includes sealant placement, ultrasonic instrumentation, case management, treatment planning and dental hygiene prevention services. Corequisites: DHY 121 and DHY 122