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DENT 160 Periodontology I

Credits: 3 (45 Lecture Hours)

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Dental Hygiene Program

An introduction to the science and management of periodontal diseases. Emphasis on the etiology and classification of the disease, along with an overview of the anatomy and histology of periodontal structures and dental accretions. The dental hygienist’s role in the recognition, prevention, and therapeutic procedures of the disease will be explored. This course will correlate theory with clinical activities in DENT 151.