FRESNO CITY COLLEGE
COURSE OUTLINE OF RECORD
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Prerequisite:Dental Hygiene 12
Corequisite:Dental Hygiene 5B
Description:Seminar format with discussion of various topics dealing with intermediate clinical
Entry Level Skills:Upon entering the course, the student should be able to:
Recognize and document recession, inflammation, bleeding points, furcas, tooth mobility exudate, and mucogingival defects on periodontal charts.
Demonstrate instrument sequencing strategies for light, intermediate, and difficult cases.
Discuss the relevance of recall in a patient’s treatment plan.
Identify various body stressors for the dental hygienist associated with positioning during dental hygiene treatment.
Employ instrument sharpening techniques for all dental hygiene instruments.
Requested Credit Classification (Applicant)
[ [x] Degree applicable[ ] Noncredit
[ ] Nondegree Applicable[x] Transfer Level
[ ] Course contains an international component.
[ ] Course contains American pluralism and identity content.
Expected Outcomes/Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Demonstrate intermediate level use of ultrasonic instrumentation techniques.
Employ clinical judgment to formulate patient treatment plans and subsequent therapy.
Analyze patient needs based on the medical history, dental history, radiographs, calculation of