DENH 2281

Preventive Concepts in Community Dental Health

Prereq: Acceptance into Dental Hygiene Program,

This course focuses on the principles of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the community oral health programs.  The dental hygiene student will be introduced to federal, state, and local public health.  Emphasis will be placed on epidemiology and prevention and control of oral health diseases.  Through the course lab, students will explore interprofessional community enrichment and alternative practice opportunities.  Lecture 1 hour; lab 2 hours

Credits: 2
Semesters: Spring

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