May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DH 420 - Dental Hygiene Board Review

This course will provide the dental hygiene student an opportunity to review the concepts, methods, procedures, and materials studied throughout their dental hygiene education in preparation for national, regional, and state examinations. Topics include, but are not limited to, histology and embryology, anatomy and physiology, head and neck anatomy and physiology, clinical oral structures, including dental anatomy and root morphology, oral and maxillofacial radiology, general and oral pathology, microbiology and immunology, prevention of disease transmission in oral health care, pharmacology, biochemistry, nutrition and nutritional counseling, biomaterials, periodontics, the dental hygiene process of care, strategies for oral health promotion and disease prevention and control, instrumentation for patient assessment and care, management of pain and anxiety, dental hygiene care for patients with special needs including the medically compromised patient, community oral health planning and practice, medical emergencies, and ethical and legal issues. State process of licensure application will also be reviewed. Semester Credit Hours: 2.00 Contact Hours: 30/0/0/30 Prerequisites: DH 326 Dental Materials DH 326L Dental Materials Lab , DH 399C Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice II , DH 402 Periodontology II , DH 405 Contemporary Issues in Dental Hygiene , and DH 410 Diverse Needs in Patient Populations . Corequisite: None.