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Dental Hygiene

Biological and Health Sciences (650) 949-7538
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24 Courses/Sections found for Fall 2014     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

D H 52AORAL BIOLOGY I3 Units
Discussion of the anatomy and identification of the teeth, the eruption sequence, normal occlusion, and classification of occlusion. Anatomy of the skull, arteries, veins, and lymphatics, musculature and nervous structures of the head and neck. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
20121 D H -052A-01 Lecture01:30 PM-03:20 PMMMIYASAKI, CARA5210
  Laboratory 03:30 PM-05:20 PMMMIYASAKI, CARA5210

D H 53ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES IN THE DENTAL HYGIENE PROCESS4 Units
The first in a 3 course series in dental hygiene theory and practice. Focus on the principles of assessment techniques as the first phase of the dental hygiene process of care. The rationale for collection of assessment data, and associated clinical procedures will be discussed. Introduces infectious diseases important to dentistry, hazardous materials management, and waste management, and rules of regulatory agencies (OSHA, CDC and ADA). Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
20122 D H -053.-01 Lecture01:30 PM-05:20 PMTSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5302

D H 54PRE-CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE4 Units
The first in a seven-course series in dental hygiene clinical practices. Integrates the scientific and clinical principles underlying the practice of dental hygiene. Clinical procedures and techniques for patient assessment, including prevention of disease transmission, health history, extra-intraoral examination, gingival evaluation and periodontal examination are taught in a pre-clinical setting. Students will work on typodonts and classmates. The course requires evaluation of clinical performance through demonstration of skill acquisition and level of competency. Field experiences reinforce and amplify the knowledge and skills needed to perform dental hygiene procedures in the clinical setting. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
1 hour lecture, 12 hours laboratory. (156 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene Program.
20123 D H -054.-01 Laboratory08:30 AM-12:30 PMTBETTENCOURT, EVELYN5312
  Laboratory 08:30 AM-12:30 PMFDRAPER, CATHERINE5312
  Lecture 12:00 PM-12:50 PMThSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5302
  Laboratory 01:00 PM-04:50 PMThSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5312

D H 55BFUNDAMENTALS OF PATHOLOGY II2 Units
Pathology of the head, neck, and oral structures. Developmental conditions caries, diseases of bacterial and viral origin, neoplasms of the oral cavity. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 55A.
20124 D H -055B-01 Lecture02:30 PM-04:20 PMWWALKER, MARISA5302

D H 57BPERIODONTICS II2 Units
Fundamental principles of periodontology, including normal periodontium, etiology and classification of periodontal disease; relationship of dental deposits to periodontal diseases. Development of periodontal pocket and abscess. Process of bone loss. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequsite: D H 57A.
20125 D H -057B-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTLIRAG, ZENAIDA5302

D H 59SURVEY OF DENTISTRY1 Unit
Introduction to dental procedures in the specialty office with emphasis on dental auxilary duties and collaboration with dental specialties for comprehensive patient/client care. Legal scope of practice for the dental hygienist and appropriate referral protocol is emphasized. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
20376• D H -059.-01W LectureTBATBALEICHT, JENNIFERONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBALEICHT, JENNIFERONLINE
D H -059.-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

D H 60AINTRODUCTION TO DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY I2 Units
Introduction to dental radiology for students enrolled in the dental hygiene program. Component parts, functions, operations of the dental x-ray unit and radiation safety is emphasized. Relationships between anatomical and radiographic landmarks are analyzed. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
20126 D H -060A-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMMWYAMAMOTO, JUDY5501

D H 60CDENTAL RADIOGRAPHY III.5 Unit
Radiology course for second year dental hygiene students. Emphasis on correlating oral diseases to radiologic findings. Includes distal-oblique projections and application of the S.L.O.B. rule. Introduction to digital panoramic radiology. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
1 hour lecture-laboratory. (12 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 60B.
20127 D H -060C-01 Lecture-Laboratory08:00 AM-08:50 AMThYAMAMOTO, JUDY5302

D H 62BCLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE II6 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 62A.
20927 D H -062B-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMWCHAN, PATTI5302
  Laboratory TBAMTWThWALKER, MARISA5312

D H 63CCOMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH I3 Units
Introduction to community dental health problems and disparities that exist in health care. The science of epidemiology, research and writing skills, and biostatistics. An analysis of current dental health issues and initial development of a community dental health program. Evaluation of scientific literature will be developed. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.
2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lecture-laboratory. (42 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program.
20377 D H -063C-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTCHAN, PATTI5302
  Lecture-Laboratory 01:00 PM-02:15 PMFCHAN, PATTICLINIC

D H 66SOFT TISSUE CURETTAGE1 Unit
Training for the dental hygiene student or dental hygienist in performing soft tissue curettage.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: D H 65.
20128 D H -066.-01 Lecture01:30 PM-02:20 PMWKORNEGAY, CATHERINE5302

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.)
21806 D H -071R-01 LectureTBATBASPRAGGE, PHYLLISTBA
D H -071R-01: Students need to complete an independent contract with the instructor the first week of the quarter. Please contact the director, Phyllis Spragge, for more information.

D H 75ACLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE THEORY I1.5 Units
Discussion and demonstration of supplemental dental hygiene functions: digital intraoral photography, dental hygiene instrumentation, ultrasonic and microultrasonic scaling techniques. Supportive course to reinforce and amplify the knowledge and skills needed to perform dental hygiene procedures in the clinical setting for D H 62B. 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.
20129 D H -075A-01 Lecture01:30 PM-02:20 PMMCHAN, PATTI5302
  Laboratory 02:30 PM-05:20 PMMCHAN, PATTI5312

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.)
20130 D H -200L-51 Lecture-Laboratory06:00 PM-07:50 PMTLEICHT, JENNIFER5302
20131 D H -200L-52Y LectureTBATBALEICHT, JENNIFER5302
  Laboratory TBATBALEICHT, JENNIFERONLINE
D H -200L-52Y: Offered via Internet with mandatory on-campus lab Sat 11/8/14, 9am-3pm & Sun 11/9/14 9am-1pm, with 1/2 hour lunch break each day. 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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