DEH 2702C - Community Dental Health
(3 Credit Hours)
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of or concurrent enrollment in and SYG 2000 .
Corequisites: DEH 2804C . This course introduces the student to public health and the responsibilities of the dental hygienist in the promotion of oral health education in the community. Content will include basic concepts of education and community dental health, history and trends in public health, principles of communication, dental epidemiology and indices, needs assessment, biostatistics, literature review, community organizations, and the dental care delivery system. Also the planning, implementation and evaluation of dental health programs and community service projects will be included. (Spring)
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