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Preventive Dentistry

This subject discusses the disease process and how it influences the health of the oral cavity. The effects of hard and soft deposits, stains and oral habits are discussed. Students are introduced to the various oral physiotherapy aids available and the rationale for their use. The course focuses on issues surrounding preventive dentistry, oral hygiene strategies and client compliance.