Focuses on the characteristics and contributing factors of dental decay. Dental Hygiene students help patients minimize caries risk by developing treatment plans, communicating methods to patients and evaluating treatment results.
Prerequisites: 10-806-186 INTRO TO BIOCHEMISTRY and 10-806-197 MICROBIOLOGY. Pre/Corequisite: 10-508-106 DENTAL HYGIENE PROCESS II. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program.