GENERAL & ORAL PATHOLOGY
Prepares the student dental hygienist to determine when to consult, treat or refer clients with various disease, infection or physiological conditions. Students learn to recognize the signs, causes and implications of common pathological conditions including inflammatory responses, immune disorders, genetic disorders, developmental disorders of tissues and cysts, oral tissue trauma and neoplasm of the oral cavity.
Prerequisites: 10-508-102 ORAL ANATOMY, EMBRY, HISTOLOGY and 10-508-103 DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program.