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DENT-152 - Preventive Dentistry

Elaborates on the causes and treatments of dental caries and periodontal disease with emphasis on diet, nutrition, and proper home care; stresses the role of preventive dentistry through fluoridation, caries etiology tests, and plaque control techniques; includes information on dental public health and school-based dental health programs.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Assisting Program.
(PCS 1.2, 2 credit hours: 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Dental Programs
Department
Dental Assisting
Credits
2
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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