Advanced Clinic Practice

In DHPR 5506, the student will practice independently and intra-professionally with Dental Assisting and first year Dental Hygiene students to provide care and services within the Dental Hygiene scope of practice. Students will practice the application of dental hygiene process concepts, knowledge, skills and judgement in client care. Students will demonstrate appropriate selection of local anaesthetic agents and practice injection techniques in mock scenarios. Students will be also be introduced to orthodontic procedures. Students will continue to apply the dental hygiene process in a variety of client experiences based on age and difficulty.