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DEH 2402 Clinical Dental Hygiene I

Foundations of periodontics with emphasis on periodontal disease progression and classification, etiology of periodontal diseases including gingival disease and periodontitis, assessment for clinical decision making, nonsurgical periodontal therapy.

Prerequisites: DEH 1302

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the system used to classify periodontal diseases.
  • Describe the progression of periodontal disease from a histological and clinical perspective.
  • Describe the etiology of periodontal diseases.
  • Compare and contrast gingival disease and periodontitis.
  • Explain the assessment process in determining periodontal health status and clinical decision making.
  • Describe the implementation of non-surgical periodontal therapy in the dental hygiene process of care.
Credit Hours: 1
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Dental Health Sciences
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Leverich
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Restricted to DEH Majors
Open Seats: 2
Meets: T from 8:30AM to 10:30AM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 2
Meets: T from
8:30AM to 10:30AM
Section: 101