Dental Hygiene II Theory
2 Credit Hours

This course provides the continuing instruction and application of client education and clinical techniques. Dental Hygiene II is a continuation of clinical practices providing further instruction and application of patient education and oral prophylaxis techniques. Emphasis is placed on continued client assessment proficiency, instrumentation and radiographic skills with total over-all care of clients with simple to moderate patient classifications. Topics include mechanical scalers, air-polishing techniques, chemotherapeutics, endodontic pulp testing, sutures, intra-oral photography utilization. Pain control techniques are also covered including local anesthesia administration and nitrous oxide-oxygen inhalation analgesia.