NUTRITION AND DENTAL HEALTH
Prepares student dental hygienists to counsel patients about diet and its impact on oral health. Students learn to distinguish between balanced and unbalanced diets and to construct diets that meet the needs of patients with compromised dental/oral health. Students also learn to counsel patients about the effect of eating disorders on dental health.
Pre/Corequisites: 10-806-186 INTRO TO BIOCHEMISTRY and 10-508-109 CARIOLOGY. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program.