Students will be able to:
∑ demonstrate the importance of good oral hygiene habits to patients
∑ recommend strategies to enable patients to provide better home care for themselves
∑ recognize difference in individual patient abilities to properly care for their teeth
∑ arrange the correct armamentarium for patient treatment during a specific procedure
∑ differentiate between esthetic and restorative treatment procedures
∑ demonstrate proper film placement techniques for intra and extra oral films
∑ prepare the dental treatment room for patient care
∑ apply proper seating and greeting techniques for each patient
∑ distinguish between normal and pathological abnormalities of the oral structures
∑ perform extraoral tissue examinations
∑ translate dental terminology to laymanís term for patient discussion
∑ demonstrate the ability to obtain patientís current nutritional habits
∑ advise the patient on proper nutritional needs and the dental benefits of a healthy diet
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For questions regarding plans and/or reports, contact Martha McCaslin.