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Clinical Dental Hygiene III

DH 215

Clinical Dental Hygiene III

DH 215

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DH 124B, DH 130, DH 131, DH 135, and LWA 206B, each with a "C" (2.

0) minimum grade. Concurrent enrollment in DH 210, DH 213, DH 214, DH 216, and DH 219. Provides the opportunity to practice and increase the students' proficiency skill levels of advanced instruments from previous Dental Hygiene courses. (15-180)

Outcomes and Objectives

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.

Objectives:

  • Successfully complete each patient.
  • Required patient services are as follows:
  • Demonstrate various skill competencies in the following areas: medical emergency/CPR training, intra oral camera, and digital radiographs.