Nov 29, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 
TCC Catalog 2021-2022

DEH1800 Dental Hygiene I Theory

2 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or better in  BSC2085 , BSC2085L , BSC2086 , BSC2086L , MCB2004 , MCB2004L , CHM1032 , ENC1101 , DEH1002 , DEH1002L .
Corequisite(s): DEH1800L .
Introduction to the elements of dental hygiene care as they relate to the clinical learning experience. Topics include selected patient assessment procedures, dental hygiene treatment planning, informed consent and treatment presentation. Methods of presenting oral hygiene instruction and patient education according to priority of individual needs are emphasized. Progressive development of instrumentation, oral prophylaxis procedures, and dental and periodontal documentation in record keeping are theorized in the lectures. Contact: 2 hours per week. Does not count toward A.A. degree.