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Dental Hygiene
DHYG 50A Dental Hygiene Orientation I .50 Units
Orientation to the dental hygiene program to include information regarding scheduling, course requirements, financial aid considerations, program policies and procedures as well as core competencies. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the dental hygiene program.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 50B Dental Hygiene Orientation II .50 Units
Orientation for second year dental hygiene students focusing on patient management and scheduling as well as policies and procedures for treating periodonatlly involved patients. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 71B. (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 50C Dental Hygiene Orientation III .50 Units
Orientation for second year dental hygiene students. Topics include program requirements, HESI Exam in preparation for the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam, patient scheduling, Western Regional Board Exam, program policies and procedures and clinical competencies. Prerequisite: DHYG 81A
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 51 General and Oral Pathology 4.00 Units
Oral pathology and dysfunctions of systems of the body which directly affect the oral cavity. Significance of oral and general pathology in relationship to treatment by the dental hygienist. Corequisite: Current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene Program.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 52A Periodontics 2.00 Units
Normal periodontium and the deviations from health, with emphasis on the hygienist's responsibility in examination, data collection and recognition of disease. Dental Hygiene therapy for periodontal disease prevention, active case management and maintenance programs. Contribution factors to disease process and case management. Decision-making for patient referral to the periodontal specialist. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 51 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 52B Advanced Periodontics 1.00 Unit
Continuation of 52A. Research-based comprehensive periodontal therapy. Focus on systemic diseases and their relationship to periodontal disease and adjunct periodontal treatment modalities through the use of evidence-based research and case studies. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 52A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 54 Pharmacology 2.00 Units
Sources, dosages, therapeutic action, and side effects of drugs used in dentistry and dental hygiene. Includes legal and ethical aspects of drug usage. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 57.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 55A Dental Materials 1.50 Units
General and specialty practice materials and techniques. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 69A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 56A Community Dental Health I 1.00 Unit
Individual and community oral health problems, relative to personal, family, and public health needs. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 80A. Strongly recommended: COMM 1, or COMM 10, or COMM 30.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 56B Community Dental Health II 1.00 Unit
Continuation of Dental Hygiene 56A. Individual and community oral health problems, with emphasis on the dental hygienist as a resource person. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 56A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 57 Expanded Functions for DH 2.00 Units
Dental hygiene advanced clinical functions including clinical practice in administration of local anesthetics, topical anesthetic agents, nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia and soft tissue curettage. Corequisites: Dental Hygiene 54 and 81A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 58 Dental Office Practice 1.00 Unit
Dental office practices based on sound dental economics, legal and ethical framework of the State Dental Practice Act, and patient needs and services. Opportunities in the dental hygiene profession. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 81B.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 60 Dental Anatomy and Morphology 1.50 Units
Development, eruption, and structures of the intraoral cavity and extra oral structures; structures of the teeth, tooth numbering systems, occlusion and anomalies. Identification of teeth and oral structure. Prerequisite: Admission into the Dental Hygiene Program. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 60L, 69A and Dental Hygiene 71A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 60S Dental Anatomy and Morphology .50 Units
Supplement instruction on the development, eruption, and structures of the intra oral cavity and extraoral structures: structures of the teeth, tooth numbering systems, occlusion and anomalies. Identification of teeth and oral structure. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 60.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
Co-Requisites: DHYG 60
 
DHYG 61 Head and Neck Anatomy 2.00 Units
Anatomy of the head, neck and oral cavity, structure and function of the oral cavity and adjacent structures. Emphasis on clinical recognition of normal structures, the anatomical relationships between structures, their vascular supply and the regional osteology. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 61L, 69A and Dental Hygiene 71A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 61S Head and Neck Anat Ind Study .50 Units
Supplement instruction on the embryology of the head, neck and oral cavity, structure and function of the oral cavity and adjacent structures. Emphasis on recognition of normal structures, the anatomical relationships between structures and regional osteology. Corequisite: concurrent enrollment in Dental Hygiene 61.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
Co-Requisites: DHYG 61
 
DHYG 69A Oral Health Care Education 2.00 Units
Educational techniques and technical skills used to assist individuals and groups in becoming integrally involved in their dental/oral health care. Information and application of information related to oral health care, oral health promotion and disease prevention. Corequisite: Current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene Program.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 69B Treatment/Evaluation Dent Hyg 1.00 Unit
Continued development of the principles of assessment in dental hygiene care. Prevention, non-surgical periodontal therapy and maintenance through application of the Dental Hygiene process, including assessment, planning, goal setting, implementing and evaluation used in providing dental hygiene care. Emphasis on evaluation of dental hygiene care as an essential component of the dental hygiene process. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 69A and 71A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 75.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 71A Pre-Clinical Dental Hygiene 4.00 Units
Laboratory and clinical experiences in patient assessment, dental hygiene care planning, goal setting and implementation of instrumentation techniques for providing prevention oriented dental care and non-surgical periodontal therapy. Emphasis on post-treatment evaluation. Application of theory to the treatment of clinical patients. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 60, 69A and 71L.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 71B Clinical Dental Hygiene 4.00 Units
Continuation of laboratory and clinical experiences in patient assessment with emphasis on dental hygiene care planning, goal setting and implementation of instrumentation techniques for providing prevention- oriented dental care and non-surgical periodontal therapy. Introduction to the technical skills and procedures used in the clinical practice of dental hygiene. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 71A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 69B and 75.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 71S Pre-Clin Dental Hyg Ind Study 1.00 Unit
Supplemental instruction in the use of dental hygiene instruments. Emphasis on instrumentation techniques including the use of fulcrum options, modified pen grasp, direct and indirect vision. Corequisite Dental Hygiene 71A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
Co-Requisites: DHYG 71A
 
DHYG 73 Educational Theories DHYG Care 1.50 Units
Basics of research processes associated with clinical dental hygiene practice. Teaching, learning, and research processes. Application of principles for patient education. Identification of effective environments for teaching and learning. Prerequisites: Dental Hygiene 69A and 71A. Corequisites: Dental Hygiene 69B and 71B.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 74A Dental Radiography I 3.00 Units
Introduction to principles of radiography, x-radiation protection, operation of x-ray equipment, infection control procedures and hazardous waste maintenance. Practice in film exposure, processing, mounting and interpretation. Prerequisite: current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 74B Dental Radiography II 1.50 Units
Continuation of clinical experience in exposing films, group and individualized criticism of mounted films; principles of Panographic radiology; special patient needs; occlusal and pedodontic surveys; emphasis on radiographic interpretative skills. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 74A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 75 Medical Emergencies 1.00 Unit
Prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies that occur in the dental setting. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 69B and Dental Hygiene 71B.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 80A Patient Management 1.00 Unit
Dental Hygiene therapy with emphasis on the child patient and periodontal patients, education in prevention and control of dental disease, and case documentation. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 71B. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 56A and Dental Hygiene 81A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 80B Advanced Clinical Topics 1.00 Unit
Development of skills and knowledge in dental hygiene therapy and disease control with emphasis on comprehensive patient care. This course includes guest speakers on various topics and preparation for the work industry. Prerequisite: DHYG 80A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Corequisite: DHYG 81B and DHYG 82B and DHYG 83
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 81A Clinical Practice I 5.00 Units
Continuation of clinical experience in performing dental hygiene therapy with emphasis on the young child and periodontal patient; patient education in prevention and control of dental disease, emergency procedures. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 69B and Dental Hygiene 71B (both completed with a grade of C or higher). Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 56A, 57, 80A and 83.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
Co-Requisites: DHYG 80A
 
DHYG 81B Clinical Practice II/DHYG 5.00 Units
Continuation of clinical experience with a variety of clinical cases of adults and children to include a broad spectrum of clinical applications. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 81A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Corequisites: Dental Hygiene 58, 80B, 82B, 83.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 82A Clinical Exper Seminar I/DHYG 1.00 Unit
Discussion and analysis of case-based clinical situations. Case studies addressing client care, protocol and advanced clinical techniques. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 80A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 82B Clinical Exper Seminar II/DHYG 2.00 Units
Discussion and analysis of complex case-based clinical situations. Ethical, legal decision making, occupational standards and incident reporting in the clinical setting. Review of materials pertaining to the National Dental Hygiene Board and the Clinical Hygiene Board exams. Corequisite: Dental Hygiene 58 and 80B.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
DHYG 83 Patients with Special Needs 1.00 Unit
Dental Hygiene therapy with emphasis on the management of patients with special needs. Prerequisite: DHYG 80A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Corequisites: DHYG 80B and DHYG 81B
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 

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