May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DH 284 - Community Dental Health

This course introduces the student to current issues related to community dental health. Community dental health practices will be compared to clinical private dental facilities. Epidemiological methods, analysis of research findings, problem and study selection and evaluation, as well as research, planning, and design for community-based dental programs, will be discussed. Students will gain an understanding of the role of community dental health opportunities as they relate to the entire community. The effectiveness and accessibility of community dental healthcare will be evaluated.  Students will complete 22.5 hours of observation and/or presentations to diverse patient populations.  Semester Credit Hours 3.00 semester credit hrs. Contact Hours: 60 Prerequisites: DH 199 Dental Hygiene Preclinical  and DH 211 General and Oral Pathology . Corequisite: None