Dental Hygiene


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  • Curriculum

    Required courses and course descriptions are summarized below:

    Junior Year

    Fall Semester
    DH305 Dental Hygiene Instrumentation3
    DH306 Medical Terminology3
    DH309Dental Anatomy and Occlusion2
    DH313 Radiology I2
    DH315Oral Histology and Embryology2
    DH321Head and Neck Anatomy2
    DH332Scientific Foundations 3
     Total semester hours17
    Spring Semester
    DH312Primary Preventive Dentistry3
    DH316Pathophysiology3
    DH328Radiology II2
    DH318Dental Hygiene Principles and Practice I3
    DH331Periodontics I2
    DH317Medical Emergencies2
     Total semester hours15
    Summer Semester
    DH301Introduction to Research2
    DH326Dental Hygiene Principles and Practice II2
    DH327Patient Care I2
    DH337Anxiety and Pain Management1
    DH336Biomaterials in Dentistry2
     Total semester hours9

    Senior Year

    Fall Semester
    DH405Patient Care II3
    DH412Pharmacology3
    DH416Oral Pathology2
    DH418Dental Hygiene Principles and Practice III2
    DH431Periodontics II2
    DH435Community Dental Health I1
    DH438Oral Health Research I1
     Total semester hours14
    Spring Semester
    DH429Practice Management3
    DH432Dental Hygiene  Principles and Practice IV2
    DH433Patient Care III4
    DH437Community Dental Health II2
    DH439Oral Health Research II1
     Total semester hours12
    Total Required Hours 67