Mar 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

DEHY 242 - Periodontics

2 CR
This course examines the etiology, systemic contributing factors, and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. Particular attention is given to differential diagnosis, treatment planning, and the roles of the dental hygienist in treating periodontal diseases. Students continue with their understanding of non-surgical periodontal therapies and the use of specific chemotherapeutic and anti-microbial agents. Students also study osseous defects, dental implants, and periodontal maintenance therapies. Successful completion of this course is mandatory for continuing in the program.

Requisites: Take DEHY 121  and DEHY 143  with at least a grade of C.

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Dental Hygiene Program required.