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Dental hygiene philosophy of care is based on the concept of prevention in all aspects of oral care. Behavioral habits such as smoking, bruxism, infantile swallowing, high sugar intake and dietary concerns, are discussed with emphasis on their cure and/or control. Consumer fluoride produces are evaluated along with a myriad of home care items. Patient assessments for childhood dental trauma including abuse are reviewed. Prerequisites: DH 100, DH 101, DH 102, DH 103, DH 104, DH 105, and DH 106. Corequisites: DH 202, DH 209, and DH 211

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