SRJC Course Outlines

1/26/2021 4:19:15 AMDH 85 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DH 85Title:  ADV PERIODONTAL CARE  
Full Title:  Advanced Periodontal Dental Hygiene Care
Last Reviewed:2/11/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Advanced principles of periodontology for the dental hygienist, including the role of the dental hygienist in identifying appropriate surgical modalities for treatment of periodontal diseases and providing post surgical specialized periodontal maintenance care.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DH 79 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71E


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Advanced principles of periodontology for the dental hygienist, including the role of the dental hygienist in identifying appropriate surgical modalities for treatment of periodontal diseases and providing post surgical specialized periodontal maintenance care.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DH 79 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71E
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2001Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe periodontal therapy based on expanded knowledge, including periodontal surgical modalities.
2.  Develop a comprehensive periodontal treatment plan using evidence-based decision making that demonstrates the ability to identify risk factors, rationale for treatment, utilization of new technologies and probable outcomes of periodontal therapy.
 

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Students will be able to:
1.   Describe the major systemic contributing risk factors for periodontitis.
2.   Define the term biologic equilibrium and discuss factors that can disrupt the balance between health and disease in the periodontium.
3.   Describe the clinical and radiographic features of chronic periodontitis and aggressive periodontitis.
4.   Discuss the correlation of periodontal infection as a risk factor to various diseases.
5.   Describe the principles and techniques of periodontal surgery.
6.   Describe surgical closure and post-operative care.
7.   Describe the management of periodontal emergencies.
8.   List and describe the indications, contraindications, and techniques for placement of dental implants.
9.   Describe the role of the dental hygienist in implant therapy.
10. Describe the impact of occlusion on the progression of periodontal destruction.
11. List three objectives of periodontal maintenance.
12. Describe developing technologies, drug therapies, and treatment used in periodontal care.

Topics and Scope
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I. Systemic Factors Associated with Periodontal Diseases
    A. Systemic risk factors for periodontitis
    B. Genetic risk factors for periodontitis
    C. Systemic medications with periodontal side effects
II. Etiologic Factors: Risk for Periodontitis
    A. Risk factors for periodontal disease
    B. Balance between periodontal health and disease
III. Classification of Periodontitis
    A. Chronic
    B. Aggressive
    C. Necrotizing periodontal diseases
IV. Periodontitis and Systemic Disease
    A. Periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic disease
    B. Systemic disease as a manifestation of periodontitis
    C. Developmental or acquired deformities and conditions
V. Periodontal Surgical Concepts for the Dental Hygienist
    A. Common types of periodontal surgery
    B. Biologic enhancement of surgical outcomes
    C. Periodontal dressing placement and management
    D. Management following periodontal surgery
VI. Dental Implants
    A. History of the use of implants in dentistry
    B. Implant restoration reconstruction, case selection, and prognosis
    C. Role of dental hygienist in implant therapy
VII. Periodontal Emergencies
    A. Abscesses of the periodontium
    B. Infected pulpitis and fractured roots, acute periodontal abscess, periocoronitis
    C. Treatment modalities  
VIII. Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders
    A. The role of occlusion in the etiology and progression of periodontal destruction
    B. Symptoms and treatment of TMJ dysfunction
IX. Maintenance for the Periodontal Patient
    A. Introduction to post-surgical periodontal maintenance
    B. Procedures and planning for periodontal maintenance
    C. Disease recurrence and patient compliance
X. Developing Technologies and Future Directions for Management of Periodontal Patients
    A. Dental lasers in periodontal care
    B. Local delivery mechanisms in periodontal care
    C. Disease risk assessment in periodontal care
    D. Genetic technology in periodontal care

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments (20-30 pages per week)
2. Quizzes (4 - 8), midterm, and final examination
3. Semester-long case study/research paper
    a. Document progress and nonsurgical treatment results of a clinical patient
    b. Outline a post surgical treatment plan including projected outcomes
    c. Present case study
4. Collaborative in-class case studies (4 - 9)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written case study/research paper, documentation of progress and treatment results of a clinical patient, outline post-surgical treatment plan and possible outcomes
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
In-class case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 60%
Quizzes, midterm and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist. 6th ed. Nield-Gehrig, J. S., and Willmann, D.E. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2018                                             
Instructor prepared materials

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