Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene

DEHY 110
6 CR

This course is designed to prepare students for the clinical practice of dental hygiene. It is a combination of a dental hygiene theory class and an instrumentation lab. In theory class students are introduced to the dental hygiene process of care. They begin to learn the educational, preventive, and therapeutic skills associated with providing dental hygiene services. Students begin to develop the techniques and skills necessary for patient care by participating in instrumentation labs and working on student partners while under the supervision of clinical instructors. Successful completion of this course is mandatory for all other dental hygiene courses. Lab Fee

Prerequisites: formal admission to the Dental Hygiene Program