Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

COURSE: 07-301 Principles in Dental Hygiene I (3)

Principles of disease transmission. Infection control policies, patient procedures, patient assessment and fundamental instrumentation for the dental hygienist. Foundation of knowledge and strategies of preventive dental hygiene practice. Emphasis on mechanical and chemical plaque control, use of fluoride and health promotion.

Prerequisite: Admission into the Dental Hygiene program (3 lecture hours).