This course provides an introduction to the didactic and clinical framework necessary to the practice of dental hygiene. The didactic component consists of learning units covering preventive dental hygiene theory. The primary emphasis of the clinical component is on learning the techniques of basic dental hygiene instrumentation. The student begins to integrate knowledge of theory and practice through simulated patient experiences on manikins and student partners.
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Oral Health Science (OHS)
3 hours of lecture, 6 hours of lab per week