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Current Course Offerings for Dental Hygiene

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Schedule as of May 23, 2017

Anatomy of head and neck with emphasis on oral structures and their function. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. {Spring}

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00236311

F  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  134

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu2 Section Full

A didactic and laboratory course in basic dental anatomy. Included is the study of the permanent and primary dentitions: form and function, and tooth identification. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134181

M  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Lindsey  M  Lee - lindseylee@salud.unm.edu2 Section Full

Study of cells, tissues, organ systems and embrology with emphasis on the oral structure. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134182

F  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu2 Section Full

Theories and clinical performance of specific dental hygiene treatment concerns as well as biomedical/dental concerns are emphasized. Content includes nutritional counseling, intraoral photography, periodontal debridement and microscopic evaluation of plaque samples. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134183

T  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full

This course refines assessment and instrumentation skills. Emphasis is focused upon developing case management skills relative to periodontal debridement, dietary counseling, desensitization, phase contrast microscopy, subgingival irrigation and other related preventive skills. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134184

W  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

WF  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $ 800

A survey of materials used in dentistry and dental hygiene and dental laboratory procedures. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134185

M  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  261

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Lindsey  M  Lee - lindseylee@salud.unm.edu2 Section Full
Fees: $ 200

Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist: Basic principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00141095

T  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full

A didactic course with topics covered to include medically and physically compromised patients, management of the geriatric population and hospital dentistry. Assigned rotations with affiliated health care facilities are a part of 440. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134186

F  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Candace  L  Owen - clhsu91@unm.edu2 Section Full

This course is designed to emphasize treatment of medically compromised patients. Guest speakers representing various dental specialties are also included. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00237374

M  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  261

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu2 Section Full

Clinical course which helps the student develop time management skills necessary for private practice and provides an environment necessary to further develop the student's periodontal skills through routine periodontal treatment and periodontal surgery. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00134188

TR  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

TR  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu4 Section Full
Fees: $ 1000

Introduction to dental hygiene professional ethics, professional association, principles, laws, regulations and office management. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00241580

M  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  261

Lecture
Vicki  G  Pizanis - vpizanis@salud.unm.edu2 Section Full

Didactically covers basic biological principles and the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. {Fall}

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00134189

M  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full

Provides the student with the opportunity to achieve educational and clinical skills and in depth knowledge in various dental care delivery systems. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00221313

   

Practice Experience
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu1 TO 68
Fees: $ 600

Provides student with the theoretical basis to perform clinical dental hygiene. Topics covered include: intra- and extraoral examination procedures, periodontal tissue characteristics, occlusion and basic dental hygiene instrumentation. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00120035

T  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu39

Dental Hygiene 302 provides the student with hands-on experiences in a clinical setting. Students practice dental hygiene evaluative and instrumentation skills learned in 301. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00120037

WF  9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  249

Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu258
Fees: $ 800

Didactic, laboratory and clinical course which includes basic concepts for radiation physics, radiation biology and protection, exposure techniques, film processing and mounting, quality assurance and radiographic appearance of normal and some abnormal anatomic landmarks. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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CANCELLED
007
58243Combined Lecture/Lab Staff 32
Fees: $ 200
CANCELLED
008
58245Combined Lecture/Lab Staff 316
Fees: $ 200
00960722

M  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  

R  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  

Combined Lecture/Lab
Vicki  G  Pizanis - vpizanis@salud.unm.edu37
Fees: $ 200
01060723

M  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  

W  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  

Combined Lecture/Lab
Vicki  G  Pizanis - vpizanis@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full
Waitlist: 6
Fees: $ 200

An introduction to emergency situations in the dental office with emphasis on taking and recording health/dental history and procedures required to prevent occurrence of an emergency situation. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. {Fall}

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00258246

F  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Lecture
Candace  L  Owen - clhsu91@unm.edu27

Pathology of the head and neck and the major diseases that affect the oral cavity. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. {Spring}

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00149900

M  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Lecture
Lindsey  M  Lee - lindseylee@salud.unm.edu36

Advanced clinical concepts and procedures. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00258248

R  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  

Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu29

Students refine dental hygiene skills while learning new techniques. Emphasis is placed upon the quality of care the student renders. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00220068

T  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

TR  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu311
Fees: $ 1000

Topical research and new procedures that cannot be accommodated in the regular dental hygiene curriculum. Hours arranged. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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CANCELLED
001
20078Independent Study Staff 1 TO 325

Developing of research in regard to special areas in dental hygiene with emphasis on writing reports. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00358249

M  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  

Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu39

Study of the dental care delivery system in the world today and a global perspective of the science of oral disease prevention. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00120083

W  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu312

Instruction and clinical practice in the administration of local anesthetic agents and other pain control treatment modalities. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H.

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00120089

M  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

Combined Lecture/Lab
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu325
Fees: $ 200