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Dental Hygiene

Biological and Health Sciences (650) 949-7538
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25 Courses/Sections found for Winter 2015     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

D H 52BORAL BIOLOGY II3 Units
The embryologic development of the structures and tissues of the head, neck, teeth and oral cavity; histology of the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. Anatomy of the tooth crown, root and pulp; development and structural defects involving the oral cavity and the teeth. The normal periodontal tissues, oral mucous membranes, and salivary glands. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 52A.
30067 D H -052B-01 Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMHOROWITZ, KENNETH6708
  Lecture-Laboratory 03:00 PM-04:50 PMMHOROWITZ, KENNETH6708

D H 60BDENTAL RADIOGRAPHY II1 Unit
Introduction to the radiology laboratory intended for the first year student enrolled in the dental hygiene program. Emphasis on dental x-ray techniques, film development and mounting. Radiation safety protection is practiced for all laboratory procedures. All films will be viewed for self-critique and instructor evaluation. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 60A.
30068 D H -060B-01 Laboratory01:00 PM-03:50 PMFYAMAMOTO, JUDY5304

D H 60DDENTAL RADIOGRAPHY IV.5 Unit
Radiology course intended for second year students enrolled in the dental hygiene program. Emphasis on the understanding of radiographic interpretation of periodontal and dental diseases. Continued application of digital radiography with use of sensors and scanners. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
1 hour lecture-laboratory. (12 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 60C.
30069 D H -060D-01 Lecture-Laboratory09:00 AM-09:50 AMTYAMAMOTO, JUDY5113

D H 61ACLINICAL TECHNIQUE6 Units
Continuation of dental hygiene clinical practice and instrumentation techniques including: periodontal examination, scaling and root planing, sharpening. Adjunctive dental hygiene procedures taught include: fluorides, selective coronal polishing. Clinical activities utilize typodonts and student partners. The course requires evaluation of clinical performance through demonstration. Supportive labs and observation to reinforce and amplify the knowledge and skills needed to perform dental hygiene procedures in the clinical setting for D H 61A. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
3 hours lecture, 12 hours laboratory. (180 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: D H 52A and 54.
30070 D H -061A-01 Laboratory08:30 AM-12:20 PMFDRAPER, CATHERINE5312
  Lecture 09:00 AM-11:50 AMThSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5113
  Laboratory 08:30 AM-12:20 PMTSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5312
  Laboratory 01:00 PM-04:50 PMThSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5312

D H 62CCLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE III6 Units
Continuation of clinical dental hygiene practice providing comprehensive dental hygiene care in a clinic setting on patients. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
1 hour lecture, 30 hours clinic. (372 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 62B.
30511√ D H -062C-01 LaboratoryTBAFBETTENCOURT, EVELYNCLINIC
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMMCHAN, PATTI5301
  Laboratory TBAMTWThHOROWITZ, KENNETH5312

D H 63DCOMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH II3 Units
Continuation of D H 63C. Emphasis on the steps to developing community dental health programs, including health promotion programs. Local, state, and federal departments of public health services, types of fluoridation, and school-based dental health programs and screenings. Evidence-based decision making will be applied to the dental public health setting. This course is intended for students enrolled in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lecture-laboratory. (42 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 63C.
30073 D H -063D-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTCHAN, PATTI5113
  Lecture-Laboratory 01:00 PM-02:15 PMFCHAN, PATTICLINIC

D H 67NITROUS OXIDE/OXYGEN ANALGESIA1 Unit
The study of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia used in the dental practice. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the mechanism of sedation, risks and benefits associated with nitrous oxide sedation, how to administer and properly document the use of nitrous oxide. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture-laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
30074 D H -067.-01 Lecture-Laboratory01:30 PM-03:20 PMWWALKER, MARISA5302

D H 70RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN DENTAL HYGIENE1 Unit
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Dental Hygiene beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
3 hours per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
30873 D H -070R-01 LectureTBATBASPRAGGE, PHYLLISTBA
D H -070R-01: To enroll, students MUST complete an Independent Contract with the instructor the first week of the quarter. Please contact the director, Phyllis Spragge, for more information.

D H 71OFFICE EMERGENCY PROCEDURES2 Units
This course is a study of common medical emergencies that may occur during delivery of dental care. Emphasis is placed on methods to prevent emergencies from occurring and procedures to manage emergency situations. Ethical and legal aspects in assisting during emergencies are also discussed. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
30075 D H -071.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMWMIYASAKI, CARA8402

D H 71RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN DENTAL HYGIENE2 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Dental Hygiene beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
6 hours per week. (72 hours total per quarter.)
31989 D H -071R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA

D H 72DENTAL MATERIALS3 Units
Properties of dental materials, characteristics and manipulation of dental materials and the equipment used in the manipulation of these materials with an emphasis on dental hygiene care. Course also covers caries risk assessment, hazardous waste management and MSDS. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
30077 D H -072.-01 Lecture12:30 PM-02:20 PMWMIYASAKI, CARA5301
  Laboratory 02:30 PM-05:20 PMWMURPHY, KATHLEEN5301

D H 72RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN DENTAL HYGIENE3 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Dental Hygiene beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
9 hours per week. (108 hours total per quarter.)
31996 D H -072R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA

D H 73DENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION2 Units
Fundamentals of patient education to include: communication theory, development of client/clinician relationships, mechanical plaque removal techniques, antimicrobial therapies, nutritional counseling for dental hygiene, smoking cessation counseling, patient motivation with particular attention to psychological, social, and economic, cultural & life stage factors. Emphasis on prevention of dental diseases through effective patient education. Preventive dental products will be reviewed and analyzed. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
Advisory: PSYC 1.
30078 D H -073.-01 Lecture01:30 PM-03:20 PMTSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5113

D H 73RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN DENTAL HYGIENE4 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Dental Hygiene beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
12 hours per week. (144 hours total per quarter.)
32015 D H -073R-01 LectureTBATBASPRAGGE, PHYLLISTBA

D H 75BCLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE THEORY II1.5 Units
Discussion and demonstration of supplemental dental hygiene functions, advanced instrumentation techniques, chemotherapeutics, advanced local anesthesia techniques, air polishing, implants in dentistry, orthodontic therapy and new technology in dental hygiene. Supportive course to reinforce and amplify the knowledge and skills needed to perform dental hygiene procedures in the clinical setting for D H 62C. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
30079 D H -075B-01 Lecture01:30 PM-02:20 PMMCHAN, PATTI5301
  Laboratory 02:30 PM-05:20 PMMCHAN, PATTI5301

D H 200LINTRODUCTION TO DENTAL HYGIENE1 Unit
Introduction to the profession of dental hygiene. Emphasis on dental terminology, communication skills, licensure requirements and clinical and lab techniques related to dental hygiene clinical practice. Discussion of the requirements for the dental hygiene program. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture-laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
30080• D H -200L-52Y LectureTBATBALEICHT, JENNIFERONLINE
D H -200L-52Y: Offered via Internet with mandatory on-campus lab Sat 3/7/15, 9am-3pm & Sun 3/8/14/15, 9am-1pm, with 1/2 hour lunch break each day. Room 5302. Room 5302. After registering, you MUST refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Must request LATE ADD through www.foothill.edu/fga/

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