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Sinclair College

DEH 2402 Clinical Dental Hygiene I

Foundations of periodontics with emphasis on periodontal disease progression and classification, etiology of periodontal diseases including gingival disease and periodontitis, assessment for clinical decision making, nonsurgical periodontal therapy.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Dental Health Sciences
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: DEH 1302 


  • Describe the system used to classify periodontal diseases.
  • Describe the progression of periodontal disease from a histological and clinical perspective.
  • Describe the etiology of periodontal diseases.
  • Compare and contrast gingival disease and periodontitis.
  • Explain the assessment process in determining periodontal health status and clinical decision making.
  • Describe the implementation of non-surgical periodontal therapy in the dental hygiene process of care.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1