DES 1840L Preventive Dentistry Lab

This course teaches the clinical application of preventive dentistry. The dental auxiliary's role in patient care is introduced. Emphasis is placed on skills required to develop biofilm control programs to meet individual patient needs. Topics and areas for skill development include toothbrushing methods, supplementary aids for oral physiotherapy, disclosing agents, oral indices, fluorides, care of removable appliances, risk assessment, early disease detection, interceptive and preventative strategies, and care plans. 

1 credit

Corequisites

DES 1840