Jun 19, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

DHY 153 - Periodontology


Course Description:  

This course introduces the concepts of Periodontology. The primary focus of the course is on etiology, epidemiology, classification, diagnosis, pathogenesis, and therapies related to periodontal disease.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of DHY 100, DHY 104, and BIO 235, all with a C or better; completion of DHY 101
Note(s): Open to Dental Hygiene degree students only

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess a patient’s risk factors, risk indicators, and contributory factors for periodontal disease.
  • Summarize etiology, role of the host response, and the pathogenesis of periodontal disease.
  • Diagnosis a patient’s periodontal condition based on health history, clinical features, and microbiological.
  • Create dental hygiene treatment plan for a patient with periodontal disease.
  • Predict expected outcomes, contraindications and risks associated with surgical and non-surgical periodontal treatment options using evidence based principles.

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