DENH 2264 Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist (2 cr)

Prereq: Acceptance into Dental Hygiene Program; BIOL 2204 and DENH 1112, 1142, 1143

Co-req: DENH 2240 and 2241

Periodontal diseases as the scientific basis for dental hygiene; recognition of the etiologic factors and abnormal conditions in the supporting structures. Philosophy and clinical approaches to periodontal therapy and the role of the dental hygienist. Lecture 2 hours.