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DHY-101 Oral Hygiene I

This is the foundation course for clinical dental hygiene practice. Students are introduced to assessment, treatment planning, instrumentation and documentation skills utilizing interactive clinical laboratory sessions and computer assisted learning. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [6.00].

Credits

3

DHY-108 Dental and Oral Anatomy and Physiology

This course examines the anatomy and physiology of the teeth and oral structures. Emphasis is on identification of primary and permanent teeth, classification of occlusion, and description and location of anatomical structures of the head and neck. Dental terminology is defined and related to oral structures through the utilization of dental model devices; computer assisted learning and interactive laboratory sessions. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [4.00].

Credits

2

DHY-109 Oral Embryology and Histology

This course is a comprehensive study of orofacial embryology and the cellular structure of dental and associated glandular and mucosal issues. Emphasis is on clinical considerations of the developmental process so as to be relevant to dental hygiene practice. The relationship between structure and function will be stressed using microscopic and clinical visuals. Lecture [2.00].

Credits

2