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Dental Hygiene

Biological and Health Sciences (650) 949-7538
There is a selective admission process to enroll in these classes. For an application, call (650) 949-7538.

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CRN # Section ID Class Type Time Days Instructor Location

D H 50 :: ORIENTATION TO DENTAL HYGIENE 1 Unit
Overview of dental hygiene as a career. Dental terminology, introduction to instrumentation skills, including: modified pen grasp, fulcrums, adaptation, insertion and activation of the explorer. The course will involve some online homework, observation in clinic, and instrumentation on typodonts. Introduces infectious diseases, control strategies, hazardous materials management and waste management in the dental environment. Strategies & skills for student success in the dental hygiene program. Introduction to evidence-based literature in dental hygiene. Intended for students in the Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate Degree Program; enrollment is limited to students accepted in the program.
1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: AHS 200 & D H 200L.
10784
TEXTS
D H -050.-01 Laboratory05:30 PM-09:10 PMWSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5302
  Lecture 03:00 PM-04:50 PMWSPRAGGE, PHYLLIS5113
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017. D H -050.-01: Classes meet Wednesdays -7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26/17.

D H 70R :: INDEPENDENT STUDY IN DENTAL HYGIENE 1 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 laboratory per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
10419
TEXTS
D H -070R-01 LectureTBATBASPRAGGE, PHYLLISTBA
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. 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, spraggephyllis@fhda.edu (650) 949-7467 for more information.

D H 200L :: INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL HYGIENE 1.5 Units
Introduction to the profession of dental hygiene. Emphasis on dental terminology, communication skills, legal and ethical aspects of dental hygiene practice and licensing requirements. An overview of dental hygiene clinical and lab technique including infection control and examination of the head and neck. This course is a prerequisite for the BS degree in Dental Hygiene and is intended for students in that program.
1.5 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (30 hours total per quarter.)
10787
TEXTS
• D H -200L-01Y LectureTBATBALEICHT, JENNIFERONLINE
  Laboratory TBASULEICHT, JENNIFER5302
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/04/2017. D H -200L-01Y: Offered as a 6 week hybrid course with 12 hours online and 12 hours mandatory on-campus labs, Sat., 7/22 9am-5pm with 30 min. lunch break & Sun., 7/23/17, 9am-1:30pm, no lunch. Room 5302. After registering, on the first day of the quarter you must login to our online class via etudes portal. LATE ADD - on the first day of classes, please email the instructor at leichtjennifer@foothill.edu.

D H 320A :: CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE I 3 Units
Continuation of dental hygiene clinical practice. Emphasis on assessing, planning, and implementing comprehensive dental hygiene care for diverse patient populations and management of patients with special needs in a clinical setting. Students apply knowledge, critical thinking, and clinical skills acquired in previous completed dental hygiene courses. Additional procedures include fluoride varnish application, placement of dental sealants and individualized oral hygiene instructions. Progress of development in clinical performance will be evaluated with each successive academic period including evaluation of periodontal probing with a passing grade of 75%. Intended for students in the Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate Degree Program; enrollment is limited to students accepted in the program.
9 hours clinic. (108 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in D H 62A.
Formerly: D H 62A
10785
TEXTS
D H -320A-01 LaboratoryTBATBACHAN, PATTI5312
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017.

D H 322 :: LOCAL ANESTHESIA 2.5 Units
The study of local anesthesia administration in dental procedures, including the pharmacology, anatomy, physiology, patient management and emergency procedures associated with local anesthetic procedures. Laboratory and clinical experience in administration techniques for local infiltration, field block and nerve block. Intended for students in the Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate Degree Program; enrollment is limited to students accepted in the program.
2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (42 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in D H 65.
Formerly: D H 65
10786
TEXTS
D H -322.-01 Lecture02:00 PM-04:50 PMWFSTAANA, ZENAIDA5302
  Laboratory 02:00 PM-04:20 PMTThYAMAMOTO, JUDY5302
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017.

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