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

DH 299C - Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice I

Students will provide direct patient care in a supervised clinical setting in this course. The clinical experiences will include patient assessment, dental hygiene diagnosis, oral prophylaxis, periodontal therapy, oral health education, and radiographs. Students will provide dental hygiene care to level I and II patients including individuals of all ages and medically compromised patients. Emphasis will be placed on the students’ ability to demonstrate comprehensive treatment planning. Students will be required to use the SOAP method of documentation. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 0/0/135/135 Prerequisites: DH 111 Medical Emergencies in Dentistry , DH 199 Dental Hygiene Preclinical , DH 199C Dental Hygiene Preclinical Practice , DH 210 Dental Management and Technologies , DH 211 General and Oral Pathology , DH 295 Radiography Interpretation , andDH 295L Radiography Interpretation Laboratory . Corequisite: None.