Dental Hygiene Program (DH)

List of Clinical Services Available to Patients from DH Students:

  • Assess medical/dental histories
  • Vital signs
  • Extra/intra-oral examination
  • Periodontal & dental examination
  • Indices
  • Radiographs
  • Dental hygiene diagnosis
  • Dental hygiene treatment plan
  • Practicing proper infection control
  • Periodontal debridement and scaling
  • Rootplaning
  • Pain management/Local anesthesia
  • Application of chemotherapeutic agents
  • Fluoride therapy
  • Application of pits and fissure sealants
  • Coronal polishing
  • Care of oral prosthesis
  • Care and maintenance of restorations
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Smoking cessation strategies and or referral
  • Reevaluation of oral and periodontal health status (Recare)
  • Referral