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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

DHYG-221C Dental Hygiene III Clinic

Credits 0 / 12 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Coordinator’s signature required to register; Program Eligibility Requirements; Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076. Co-requisite: DHYG-221  
A continuation of clinical experience with patients including treatment planning intial and maintenance appointments patient education nutritional counseling sealant application and radiographic surveys.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate accurate instrumentation as assigned 2. Complete and assess patient health surveys as assigned 3. Perform prophylaxis techniques using an ultrasonic scalers as assigned 4. Perform infection control activates with 100% accuracy 5. Complete radiographic techniques as assigned with accuracy stated in radiography guidelines 6. Complete patient education activities as instructed 7. Perform application of dental pit and fissure sealants as assigned 8. Prepare patient treatment plan for clinical appointments per faculty instruction 9. Demonstrate periodontal charting, dental charting and calculus detection activities as assigned 10. Demonstrate effective instrumentation sharpening