DENH 2281 Preventive Concepts in Community Dental Health (2 cr)

Prereq: Acceptance into Dental Hygiene Program

Introduction to federal, state, and local public health programs. Epidemiology, prevention and control of oral diseases at the community level. Principles of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of dental public health programs. Implementation of a community oral health service project in an extramural setting. Lecture 2 hours.