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DNHY1112 – Dental Hygiene Practice I pdf

Credits: 3 (0/3/0)
Description: This course provides an introduction to dental hygiene with emphasis on the practice of preventive dentistry, care and use of equipment, sterilization techniques and an introduction to instrumentation.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Apply infection control techniques in a clinical setting.
  2. Demonstrate sterilization and disinfection techniques.
  3. Demonstrate patient and operator positioning.
  4. Demonstrate instrument grasps.
  5. Demonstrate uses of the dental mirror.
  6. Demonstrate caries detection.
  7. Demonstrate preparing and recording personal, medical and dental histories.
  8. Demonstrate taking and recording vital signs.
  9. Demonstrate intraoral and extraoral exam.
  10. Demonstrate periodontal probe use.
  11. Demonstrate soft tissue exam/gingival description.
  12. Demonstrate Gracey curette instrument activation.
  13. Demonstrate calculus detection.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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