DHYG 351 Preventive Dentistry and Risk Assessment
(formerly DHYG 130) Provides the fundamentals for the clinical application of primary preventive dentistry and risk assessment procedures, based on epidemiology and critical evaluation of scientific literature. Content centers on the strategies to prevent plaque diseases and the skills required for effective patient education and motivation. Prepares students to assess, develop, plan, implement and evaluate preventive dental services for individual patients. Methods of instruction include guided facilitation, demonstration, case studies, and classroom activities.
This is a blended course.
Successful completion of all Dental Hygiene Program General Education and Core Health care courses.