COURSE: 07-311 Periodontics I (1)
Periodontal anatomy. Physiology/etiology of periodontal diseases. Clinical, histopathogenesis of gingivitis/periodontitis. Role of genetics, tobacco use and systemic preventative/therapeutic procedures associated with diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and initial phase of periodontal therapy. Prerequisite: Dental Hygiene 07-302, 07-305, 07-312, 07-335, 07-345 with a grade of C or better (2 lecture hours).