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Sinclair College

DEH 2602 Clinical Dental Hygiene III

A continuation of the dental hygiene process of care, advanced instrumentation and procedures, dietary assessment and counseling, tobacco education and cessation, emerging trends and special topics, professional philosophy and life-long learning.

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

Prereqs: DEH 2508 


  • Describe the components of effective tobacco education and cessation strategies.
  • Relate emerging trends in the process of dental hygiene care to evidence-based literature and research.
  • Develop a written philosophy congruent with the ethical standards of the dental hygiene profession.
  • List the indications and rationale for the incorporation of advanced instrumentation techniques and procedures in the dental hygiene process of care.
  • Describe the process of dietary assessment, analysis, and counseling in comprehensive dental hygiene care.
  • Demonstrate communication skills with individual of diverse backgrounds in the dental hygiene process of care.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1