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DHY:250Concepts in Clinical Dental Hygiene III2

Concepts in Clinical Dental Hygiene III introduces additional clinical dental hygiene procedures including advanced periodontal instrumentation and skills to further develop the assessment and implementation of the dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment plan. Theories and principles for the use of power scalers, air polishers, and pulp vitality testers are introduced. Ergonomics for the dental hygienist, further strategies and methods for treating dentin hypersensitivity in the periodontal patient, and care and maintenance of dental implants will be presented. Prerequisites: DHY 172, DHY 273; Current CPR-Basic Life Support with AED Certification, Reading Proficiency.