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DHE 213CA - Advanced Periodontal Services Clinical - A

1 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 3 lab periods

This is the clinical lab part A portion of DHE 213 . Application of Dental Hygiene skills on advanced periodontal patients. Includes periodontal exam and initial phase, treatment plan, periodontal classifications, plaque control, scaling and root planning indications and limitations, sonic and ultrasonic therapy in periodontal services, hand and powered instrumentation, and implant maintenance. Also includes occlusal evaluation and adjustment, assessment, reevaluation of treatment and maintenance, periodontal healing, antimicrobials and antibiotics, surgical procedures, and nonsurgical periodontal therapy.

Prerequisite(s): DHE 208 , DHE 208LC , DHE 209 , DHE 212 , DHE 250 ,and DHE 250LC .
Corequisite(s):  DHE 213 , DHE 213CB , DHE 216 , DHE 255 , DHE 255LC  
Information: Students must be admitted to the PCC Dental Hygiene program and obtain consent of the Dental Hygiene department before enrolling in this course.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the use of lasers in dentistry, safety precautions, steps in applying lasers for bacterial reduction.
  2. Demonstrate the use of emerging dental technology at the level of competency.
  3. Evaluate the components of the periodontal examination and explain how they serve as diagnostic aids for determination of the initial phase of therapy.
  4. Integrate, synthesize, and evaluate an individualized dental hygiene treatment plan for the periodontal patient.
  5. Summarize the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) periodontal classifications.
  6. Explain oral conditions indicative of the need for scaling and root planning and outline the purpose of the initial phase of therapy.
  7. Demonstrate appropriate instrumentation techniques on patients with periodontal disease.
  8. Create an individualized dental hygiene care plan and maintenance program for the periodontal patient
  9. Evaluate possible outcomes after periodontal treatment.
  10. Describe the physiological process of the reattachment of periodontal tissues as well as the formation of new fiber attachment.
  11. Explain the purpose and oral conditions associated with gingival curettage, flap surgeries, gingivectomies, mucogingival surgeries, regenerative procedures and implant surgeries.

  1. Periodontal Exam and Initial Phase
  2. Treatment Plan
  3. Periodontal Classifications
  4. Plaque Control for the Periodontal Patient
  5. Scaling and Root Planning Indications and Limitations
  6. Sonic and Ultrasonic Therapy in Periodontal Services
  7. Hand and Powered Instrumentation
  8. Implant Maintenance
  9. Occlusal Evaluation and Adjustment
  10. Reevaluation of Treatment and Maintenance
  11. Periodontal Healing – Reattachment/New Attachment
  12. Antimicrobials, Antibiotics, and Soft Tissue Dental Lasers in Periodontal Therapy
    1. Use of lasers
    2. Safety procedures
    3. Steps for bacterial reduction
  13. Surgical Procedures
    1. Gingival curettage
    2. Gingivectomies
    3. Flap surgeries
    4. Mucogingival surgeries
    5. Regenative surgical procedures
    6. Implant surgery
  14. Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/19

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