Anna Matthews’s Profile

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Anna Matthews
Display Name
Anna Matthews
Title
Professor, Chairperson
Department
Dental Hygiene
Office Location
A-701E
Academic interests

Emerging issues in dentistry and dental hygiene; developmental disabilities and oral health; educational innovations and technology in the classroom

My Courses

DEN1200 | Spring 2024 | Principles of DH Care II

DEN1200 | Spring 2024 | Principles of DH Care II

Writing Intensive 2 cl hrs, 8 lab hrs DEN 1200|1200L is a continuation of the study of the principles and techniques involved in the practice of dental hygiene as introduced in DEN 1100|1100L. All aspects of adult care will be presented in lectures and in clinical practice. Prerequisites: DEN 1100, DEN 1112, DEN 1114; Corequisites: DEN 1217, DEN 1218

DEN 2400 (Spring 2024)

DEN 2400 (Spring 2024)

Principles of Dental Hygiene Care IV

DEN 1100 Fall 2023 – Principles of Dental Hygiene Care I

DEN 1100 Fall 2023 – Principles of Dental Hygiene Care I

DEN 1100/1100L is an introduction to the didactic concepts and clinical techniques and principles involved in the practice of dental hygiene. Emphasis is on the principles of optimal patient care involving: aseptic techniques, patient assessment, personal oral hygiene and plaque control, fundamentals of instrumentation and related body mechanics, principles of instrument sharpening, and emerging modalities. Basic principles and elements of social and behavioral sciences are reinforced.

DEN 2300, Fall 2023

DEN 2300, Fall 2023

Advanced didactic material and clinical experience. The instructor serves as a group facilitator who assists the student in developing an appreciation for the concepts, topics and procedures related to the clinical experience and in integrating the material into the practice of clinical oral hygiene.

DEN 2318 Dental Materials – Fall 2023

DEN 2318 Dental Materials – Fall 2023

The study of sources, physical and chemical characteristics of materials used in dentistry. To acquaint the student with the chemical and physical properties of those dental materials and devices which are most commonly used in dental practice. Emphasis is placed on how such properties may affect the care and manipulation of those materials and devices. To understand the properties of materials as they relate to the proper use of or the care and maintenance of these materials, when providing dental hygiene care. The Dental Hygienist role in the recommended use of dental materials, as well as, the care and maintenance are stressed throughout the didactic and laboratory components of this course. The laboratory exercises scheduled in this course complement the didactic lecture and offer the student clinical and laboratory experience in the manipulation and application of dental materials commonly used in operative, restorative, and preventative procedures.

My Projects

Dental Hygiene Department Faculty OpenLab Site

Dental Hygiene Department Faculty OpenLab Site

This site is for FT/PT Dental Hygiene faculty. Please request membership to join and, once you are a member, please visit the project site.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum

WAC encourages courses throughout the college to incorporate formal and informal writing into the course practices and requirements. Avatar retrieved from Bridgeline Digital, Creative Commons License

Dental Hygiene Program Through The Student’s Lens

Dental Hygiene Program Through The Student’s Lens

This site is an introduction to the Dental Hygiene program at CityTech for our prospective and pre-clinical students. Please learn more about our program by clicking ‘Visit Project Site’ on the right. Take a tour of our department, meet our amazing students, faculty and staff, and we hope you will be inspired! — iFaA Raizer-Amit and Prof. Anna Matthews

The Open Road

The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

My Clubs

SADHA

SADHA

Student American Dental Hygiene Association is a student organization for first and second-year Dental Hygiene students, faculty, and alumni. Please become a member by clicking “Join now” and Welcome to SADHA!

Theatreworks City Tech

Theatreworks City Tech

Theatreworks, the resident theatre company at New York City College of Technology, is composed of students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members. Founded in 1974, Theatreworks has been recognized in the media and theater circles for its commitment to professionalism in performance, technology and the advancement of multicultural casting and crews in plays, videos, musicals, dance and other events. This unique approach to theatre has given Theatreworks citywide recognition and an audience from the greater New York area. Theatreworks is now performing in the state-of-the-art Voorhees Theatre, where a haunted hotel, the Gravesend Inn, has opened each October to hundreds of spectators for over 13 years. Each spring semester a resident group is hosted on campus to work with the Theatreworks students. Student technicians receive valuable training by participating in the lighting, sound, costume, video, publicity and scenery crews for performances each year. Theatreworks alumni can be found in the professional theater, in television and concert venues, and working with many theater-related companies in their respective communities. For further information about Theatreworks, call Professor Chip Scott in the Entertainment Technology Office in the Voorhees Building, room V 205, at 718.260.5590 or email cscott@citytech.cuny.edu

LGBTQFaculty&Staff@CityTech

LGBTQFaculty&Staff@CityTech

This club is for support and friendship among the staff and faculty LGBTQ community.