Periodontics 1217 Spring 2023

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Periodontics 1217 Spring 2023
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Dental Hygiene
Course Code
Semester / Year
Spring 2023
Course Description

DEN 1217 is a 2-credit course that fulfills the competency requirements for periodontics in an associate degree program. This course will provide a foundation for the prevention and management of periodontal diseases within the scope of the dental hygienist practice act. An emphasis on these topics will include but not be limited to assessment, etiology, pathology, histopathology, and role of inflammation in periodontal disease, as well as periodontal assessment and classifications of periodontal diseases. The goals of this course will be the application of theory to the clinical setting, treatment modalities, and therapeutic and preventive periodontics in the contemporary dental hygiene practice setting.


This course was created by: Catherine Monchik