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2018-19 Catalog 
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DENT 253 - Dental Hygiene Clinic Seminar III

Introduces the dental hygiene student to the oral needs of patients with: sensory disabilities, endocrine disorders, respiratory diseases, transmissible diseases, cancer, organ transplants, musculoskeletal disorders, dental implants, central nervous system disorders, blood disorders, autoimmune disorders. Special emphasis is placed on the treatment needs and the recall/maintenance phase of dental hygiene care. In addition, the topics of nutritional counseling, bleaching techniques, alternative fulcrums, written and clinical board examination preparation and how to prepare a dental hygiene portfolio for opportunities in dental hygiene will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): C or better in DENT 251.
(PCS 1.2, 2 credit hours - 2 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)