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DHY 104 CLINICAL SERVICES I

DHY 104        CLINICAL SERVICES    I     (3 Credits)

The student learns to perform the basic procedures relative to the traditional dental hygiene appointment. Learning will be through clinical experience and weekly seminars. The seminar supports and supplements clinical education with discussion of topics relating to: treatment planning, time management with respect to setting up patient appointments and running the clinic, telephone skills, legal and ethical issues surrounding patients records, sharpening, adjunctive instrumentations, tobacco cessation, and latex sensitivity.

Prerequisites: “C” or better in DHY 100, DHY 102, and DHY 112.