DHYG 1914 Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
Credit Hours 2.0
Prerequisites DHYG 1901 and DHYG 1911, each with a 'C' or better

This course is designed to provide the dental hygienist with knowledge of periodontal disease in the overall health of patients with special emphasis on the inflammatory response as it relates to periodontal disease; the
histopathogenesis, etiologies, classification and treatment of the disease; the role of chemotherapeutics and pain management techniques in the treatment of periodontal disease and the role of the dental hygienist in early detection and recognition of the disease process and its relationship to overall health.