DEN 212 - Community Dentistry I
This course will provide the student with knowledge regarding the foundation of community dentistry and its role in society. Students will explore the primary fields involved in assessing and improving the public's dental health, including epidemiology and biostatistics. In addition, students will gain experience in evaluating scholarly dental literature. One class hour.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all previous semesters DEN courses with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1.Compare public health and dental public health.
2.Compare dental public health and private dental care.
3.Describe specific learning theory models related to a target population.
4.Describe dental indices.
5.Describe community dental health program planning.
6.Describe current epidemiologic concepts.
7.Describe current biostatistical concepts.
8.Analyze published dental literature.
Course Offered Fall only