May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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DH 499C - Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice III

In this course, students will provide direct patient care in supervised clinical settings. The clinical experiences will include patient assessment, dental hygiene diagnosis, oral prophylaxis, complete periodontal therapy, oral health education, and radiographs. Students will provide dental hygiene care to patient level I, II, III, and IV. Emphasis will be placed on the students’ ability to demonstrate comprehensive periodontal treatment and improved time management by completing multiple patients in one clinic session. Students will be required to use the SOAP note method of documentation. Semester Credit Hours: 4.00 Contact Hours: 0/0/180/180 Prerequisites: DH 315 Leadership in Dental Hygiene , 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.