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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

DHYG-121L Dental Hygiene I Lab

Credits 0 / 8 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076.
An introduction to preventative techniques and the development of necessary skills for deplaquing and debridement of teeth. Includes instruction in oral examination charting recording and application of topical fluoride. Patient education is introduced.

Course Outcomes
Objective 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the dental hygiene process of care necessary to lay a foundation for beginning dental hygiene practice. Objective 2: Utilize interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with diverse population groups and other members of the health care team. Objective 3: Prove competency of periodontal instrumentation and patient assessments utilizing infection and hazard control management at the novice level.