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||New Course (First Version)
|Discipline and Nbr:
ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION||
Oral Health Education
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||35.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||2.00|| ||Contact Total||35.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 70.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00||
This course is designed to introduce oral hygiene care education theory and practice. The primary focus will be on educational techniques that can be utilized to assist individuals and groups in becoming integrally involved as well as making informed decisions with regard to oral health promotion and disease prevention. Personal mechanical removal of bacterial plaque through use of toothbrushes and oral physiotherapy aids is emphasized.
Course Completion of DH 70 and Course Completion of DH 71A ( or DH 71) and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71B
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
This course is designed to introduce oral hygiene care education, theory and practice. The primary focus will be on educational techniques that can be utilized to assist individuals and groups in becoming integrally involved, as well as making informed decisions with regard to oral health promotion and disease prevention. Personal mechanical removal of bacterial plaque through use of toothbrushes and oral physiotherapy aids is emphasized.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 70 and Course Completion of DH 71A ( or DH 71) and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71B
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1998||Inactive:||
A. Describe ways in which a client's beliefs, attitudes and
values can affect his or her oral health behavior.
B. Demonstrate techniques for planning, implementation and
evaluating client's oral health education programs in selected
case studies. This includes:
1. assessment of client's oral health needs
2. setting of appropriate goals and objectives
3. selection of appropriate preventive measures
4. selection of appropriate client education materials, and methods
and strategies for communication.
5. implementation of oral health care program
6. documentation of client/hygienist interaction to
facilitate evaluation of client performance at future
C. Describe the oral disease process by identifying the
factors involved in the etiology of dental caries and
inflammatory periodontal disease and the ways in which these
D. Describe the role of fluoride in the prevention of dental
caries by listing the principal methods of receiving fluoride
protection and at least one advantage and one disadvantage of
each method relative to other available methods.
E. Discuss the role of diet and nutrition in the prevention of
dental caries and periodontal disease.
F. Conduct a complete diet counseling experience for a client
using the procedures and strategies discussed in class and in
G. Discuss how the dental hygiene care provider can assist
clients with disease prevention and oral health promotion at
various life span stages.
H. Explain the Bass, Stillman's and Charters' manual
toothbrushing techniques, and advantages and disadvantages of each
I. Explain the advantages of various power toothbrushes and
indications for their use.
J. Discuss appropriate use and indications of interdental
plaque control devices.
K. Describe the methods for evaluation of personal mechanical
oral hygiene practices.
Topics and Scope
A. Health Beliefs, Attitudes, and Values
B. Principles of Learning and Motivation
C. Interviewing and Assessing Clients' Needs
1. Creating an Environment for Client Education
2. Individualizing Client Education (life span stages)
D. Client Education Methods and Materials
1. Chairside Instructional Techniques and AV Materials
2. Personal Mechanical Oral Hygiene Practices
a. manual toothbrushes - types, techniques and indications
b. power toothbrushes - types, techniques and indications
c. interdental plaque control devices - types, techniques and
E. Diet Counseling Methods
1. Maslow's Hierarchy
2. Transactional Analysis
3. Learning Ladder
F. Etiology and Prevention of Dental Caries
1. Early theories
2. Current Concepts
G. Fluoride and Dental Caries
1. Histology of Enamel
2. History of Fluorides
3. Mechanism of Fluoride Uptake
H. Systemic Fluorides and Multiple Fluoride Therapy
1. Topical fluoride
2. Fluoride rinses, Dentifrice's, etc.
I. Diet, Nutrition, and Dental Caries
1. What Food Factors Promote Dental Caries?
2. What is an Adequate Diet?
3. Functions of Foods, Food Habits and Vitamins
Preparation of a Presentation Manual
Preparation of a Dietary Analysis
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
5 - 35%
|Written homework, Reading reports||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
5 - 40%
|Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, Skills||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
5 - 25%
|Class performances, Field work, Performance exams||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
10 - 80%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Fill in||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 40%
|Professionalism: Criteria used to evaluate on file.||
Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice. Darby, M. and Walsh, M.,
Primary Preventive Dentistry, 3rd Edition, Norwalk, Ct: Applegate
and Lange, 1991.
Dental Health Education Theory and Practice. DeBiase, C., Philadelphia,
PA: Lea & Febiger, 1991.