Introduces Dental Hygiene students to the basic technical/clinical skills required of practicing Dental Hygienists including use of basic dental equipment, examination of patients and procedures within the dental unit. Under the direct supervision of an instructor, students integrate hands-on skills with entry-level critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The course also reinforces the application of Dental Health Safety skills.
- Pre/Corequisites: 10-508-101 DENTAL HEALTH SAFETY, 10-508-102 ORAL ANATOMY, EMBRY & HISTOLOGY, 10-806-186 INTRO TO BIOCHEMISTRY and 10-806-197 MICROBIOLOGY. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree progam.