DEN 129 - Periodontics I
This course begins with a brief review of normal periodontal anatomy and physiology. Classification of periodontal diseases will be discussed with emphasis on plaque induced periodontal diseases. Examination, clinical characteristics, risk factors, and management of patients with these types of periodontal diseases is included. One class hour.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all previous semesters DEN courses with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the periodontium in health.
2. Describe the periodontium in disease.
3. Define the diseases affecting the periodontium.
4. Describe the risk factors for periodontal disease.
Course Offered Spring only