This course will provide learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge of dental specialties, the impact of periodontal conditions and pharmacological agents on oral and systemic health and the role of the dental hygienist in inter-professional collaboration. Application of knowledge will relate to provision of dental hygiene care and appropriate and timely referral to the community to promote and advocate for health and well-being of clients.
This course is part of the full time Dental Hygiene Diploma program.
Course code: DHYG 4344
Length: 105 hours
PrerequisitesTerm 2 Courses in Dental Hygiene Program or Term 5 Courses in Dental Hygiene Access for Certified Dental Assistants Program
CorequisitesTerm 3 courses in Dental Hygiene Program
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.