NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Feb 03, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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DHYG 3230 - Clinical Seminar II

This course is a continuation of the Clinical Seminar Series.  Course content will focus on the review and enhancement of instrumentation skills; the essentials of instrument selection; the role of root planing in dental hygiene; the development and refinement of skills needed for treatment of more advanced periodontal cases, which includes the initiation of a periodontal case study; and the introduction and preparation for the use of state-of-the-art clinical technologies.

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of DHYG 3230 Clinic Seminar II , the student will:

  1. Correlate didactic material with clinical applications in patient care.
  2. Apply instrumentation techniques learned in previous clinical courses as well as new techniques used for advanced instrumentation.
  3. Produce intra-oral and digital camera images of diagnostic quality.
  4. Create treatment plan adaptations for patients who are challenged with mental disorders.
  5. Demonstrate ultrasonic and sonic scaler debridement techniques.
  6. Demonstrate the use of an air-powder polisher.
  7. Explore the different types of adjunct therapies available for treating advanced periodontal conditions.
  8. Demonstrate the application of minocycline gel.
  9. Compare the concepts of root planing and periodontal debridement.
  10. Develop competency in synthesizing advanced periodontal patient care through the review of case studies.
  11. Explore the use of dental endoscopy and laser therapy for periodontal procedures.
  12. Demonstrate screening techniques for HIV testing.

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