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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

DHYG-121L Dental Hygiene I Lab

Credits 0 / 8 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092.
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.