DHP 102 - Periodontology

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: DHP 104, DHP 105, DHP 110, DHP 202; COREQUISITE: DHP 120)

Emphasis on the study of normal and diseased periodontium, from client assessment, etiology and pathology to therapeutic treatment. This course provides fundamental information of periodontal anatomy, immunology and pathogenesis of the periodontal diseases, and an introduction to modern rational periodontal therapy, including preventive, nonsurgical, and surgical methods. (Sp)