Dental Hygiene Theory I


This course is a continuation of the didactic dental hygiene concepts necessary for providing an oral prophylaxis. Topics include deposits/removal, instrument sharpening, patient education, fluorides, planning for dental hygiene treatment, charting, and clinical records and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge needed to complete thorough oral prophylaxis.

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  • Corequisite:
Class Hours 2
Lab Hours
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 2