This course expands upon the student’s existing knowledge of current concepts in periodontology including etiology; associated risk factors; periodontal medicine; assessment; treatment planning; implementation and evaluation of contemporary treatment modalities; and maintenance therapy. The interrelationship of periodontal treatment with other dental specialties is discussed along with an investigation of the periodontal literature. Emphasis is on the dental hygienist’s role in periodontal therapy.
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Dental Hygiene (DHY)
3 hours of online instruction per week