DENH 103 Pre-clinical Preventive Oral Health Services (Cr3) (0:9)
Students begin to work toward achieving client assessment and instrumentation competencies. Restricted to Dental students. Coreq. - DENH 104; Pre- or coreq.- DENH 105 and 106. Additional course fees: $662.00.

DENH 104 Foundations of Preventive Oral Health Services (Cr4) (4:0)
Infection control procedures, client assessment skills, dental disease prevention, dental materials and instrumentation techniques. Restricted to Dental students. Coreq. - DENH 103; Pre- or coreq. - DENH 105 and 106.

DENH 105 Oral Histology (Cr1) (1:0)
Integration of embryological concepts with the development of the face, neck, oral structures and teeth; correlation of the histological development of the enamel, dentin, pulp, cementum and periodontal ligament with clinical dental considerations and case histories. Restricted to Dental students. Coreq. - DENH 106; Pre- or coreq.- BIOS 160.

DENH 106 Oral Anatomy (Cr2) (2:0)
The differences among the permanent and primary dentitions by comparison of crown and root morphology, eruption patterns and occlusion; detailed head and neck anatomy including osteology, muscles, nerve innervation, and blood supply; client cases to correlate theories with clinical dental hygiene therapy. Restricted to Dental students. Coreq.- DENH 105.

DENH 109 Oral Radiology Lab (Cr1) (0:3)
Application of the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to competently expose and process diagnostically acceptable radiographs and to identify radiographic landmarks and radiographic evidence of dental disease processes. Students must demonstrate competent radiographic techniques on mannequins prior to performing supervised client exposures. Restricted to Dental students. Formerly DENX 106. Prereq. - DENH 110. Additional course fees: $20.00.

DENH 110 Oral Radiology (Cr2) (2:0)
Theories and principles of exposing, processing, mounting, and interpreting dental radiographs; anatomical landmarks and radiographic abnormalities; emphasis on radiation safety principles for both client and operator. Formerly DENX 505, DENX 110. Restricted to Dental students. Pre- or coreq.- DENH 105 and 106. students

DENH 150 Clinical Preventive Oral Health Services I (Cr3) (0:9)
Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of dental hygiene therapies for the client with gingivitis and early periodontal disease; continued development of competency in client assessments and instrumentation. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 103, 104, 106 and CPR certification; Coreq.- DENH 109, 152, and 153. Additional course fees: $65.00.

DENH 152 Preventive Oral Health Services I (Cr2) (2:0)
Foundational knowledge and skills for instrument sharpening, preventing gingivitis and dental caries; non-surgical periodontal therapies; recognizing and managing medical emergencies in the dental office; ethical issues affecting the practice of dental hygiene and dentistry. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 103 and 104; and Coreq. - DENH 150 and 153.

DENH 153 Periodontology (Cr2) (2:0)
The role of periodontal pathogens in relation to systemic diseases and the initiation and progression of gingival and periodontal diseases as they relate to: clinical signs, radiographic signs, microbiologic activity, risk factors, host immune response and pathogenesis and inflammatory response; dental hygiene therapies for gingivitis and early periodontitis. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 103 and 104; Coreq. - DENH 150 and 152.

DENH 154 Oral Health Care for Medically Complex Clients and Clients with Special Needs (Cr1) (1:0)
Develop skills to competently assess, treatment plan and manage clients who present medically complex health histories and/or special needs. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 103 and 104; Coreq. - DENH 150, 152 and 155.

DENH 155 General and Oral Pathology (Cr2) (2:0)
General principles of pathology; the specific etiology and treatment of oral manifestations of local and systemic pathological conditions; emphasis on the histological, clinical, and radiographical appearance of pathological conditions of the oral cavity; application to client assessment during clinical dental hygiene. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 105 and 106.

DENH 205 Nutrition for the Dental Health Care Provider (Cr2) (2:0)
Application of principles of basic nutrition to everyday life with an emphasis on the relationship between nutrition and health and disease; emphasis on the role nutrition plans in oral health; student skills to enable them to recognize nutritionally related dental disease and to provide dietary counseling for the prevention of further progression of the disease. Formerly DENH 145. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - CHEM 135.

DENH 206 Local Anesthesia (Cr2) (1.6:0.4)
Study of the anatomical, pharmacological and emergency considerations associated with the administration of local anesthesia in dentistry. Lab experiences prepare dental hygiene students to administer effective and safe infiltration and conduction anesthesia. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq.- DENH 150, 152 and 212; Coreq. - DENH 210.

DENH 210 Clinical Preventive Oral Health Services II (Cr4) (0:12)
Continued development of competency in clinical dental hygience; emphasis on the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of dental hygiene therapies for the client with early-moderate chronic periodontal disease; introduction of new skills: impression taking, study models, ultrasonic scaling, tobacco cessation, tooth whitening and intraoral camera imaging. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 109, 150, 152, 153, 155 and 212; Coreq. - DENH 211. Additional Course fees: $277.00.

DENH 211 Preventive Oral Health Services II (Cr3) (2:3)
Foundational knowledge and skills for impression taking, study models, tooth whitening, intraoral camera imaging, ultrasonic scaling, tobacco cessation counseling; legal and progessional issues affecting the practice of dental hygiene and dentistry; reading the dental literature. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 152 and 153; Coreq. - DENH 210.

DENH 212 Pharmacology (Cr2) (2:0)
A study of properties, actions, reactions, and dosages of drugs. Special emphasis will be placed on drug therapy common to the practice of dental hygiene. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 150.

DENH 220 Community Dental Health I (Cr1) (1:0)
Fundamentals of dental public health and oral epidemiology; introduction to school-based programs, dental health education and teaching methodologies; geriatric dentistry; students are required to participate in community-based dentral health activities. Restricted to Dental students.

DENH 240 Community Dental Health II (Cr1) (1:0)
Biostatistics, dental epidemiology and the role of government and dental hygienists in community dental health; application of fundamentals of scientific research methodology and biostatistics to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a community based dental education program; students continue to participate in community based dental health programs as outlined in DENH 220. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 220.

DENH 250 Clinical Preventive Oral Health Services III (Cr4) (0:12)
Continued practice toward entry-level competency in clinical dental hygiene for a variety of clients; emphasis on providing comprehensive dental hygiene care for periodontally involved clients. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 205, 210, 211. Additional course fees: $30.00.

DENH 251 Preventive Oral Health Services III (Cr2) (2:0)
Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of therapies indicated for moderate to advanced periodontal disease; dental implants; amalgam finishing and polishing; ergonomics; lasers; discussion of professional issues and responsibilities of the dental hygienist. Restricted to Dental students. Prereq. - DENH 211 and Coreq; - DENH 250. Course numbers ending with G are Writing Intensive (WI).

DENH 291 Special Studies in Dental Hygiene (Cr1)
See statement on Special Studies. Offered on demand. Restricted to Dental students.

DENH 292 Special Studies in Dental Hygiene (Cr2)
See statement on Special Studies. Offered on demand. Restricted to Dental students.

DENH 293 Special Studies in Dental Hygiene (Cr3)
See statement on Special Studies. Offered on demand. Restricted to Dental

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