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Community Dental Health DHYG 2070

3 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): DHYG 1110
Co-requisite(s): None

Provides students with a broad understanding of the healthcare system and an objective view of the significant social, political, psychological and economic forces directing the system. Prepares students to promote oral health and prevent oral disease in a community, by meeting specific dental health needs of community groups. Topics include: epidemiology; community dental care assessment; community dental care provision; preventive counseling for groups; group oral health education; terminology; dental care systems; biostatistics; and concepts of dental research.

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