Curriculum

(Effective for Class entering Fall 2012)


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(1) First Semester (Fall)

Course #
Course
Hours
410 DH
Clinic Theory 1
3
418 DH
Clinic Theory I Lab
2
411 DH
Head and Neck Anatomy
3
413 DH
Dental Embryology, Histology & Anatomy
4
424 DH
Oral Radiology
3
 
TOTAL      
15

(2) Second Semester (Winter/Spring)

Course #
Course
Hours
426 DH
Clinic Theory 2
2
421 DH
Clinic Practice 2
4
425 DH
Oral Disease Prevention and Patient Education
2
427 DH
General and Oral Pathology
2
448 DH
Dental Materials
3
437 DH
Periodontology
3
 
TOTAL      
16

(3) SUMMER

Course #
Course
Hours
423 DH
Transitional Clinic
2
536 DH
Anxiety and Pain Control
4
 
TOTAL      
6

(4) Third Semester (Fall)

Course #
Course
Hours
434 DH
Dental Pharmacology
2
431 DH
Clinic Theory 3
2
430 DH
Clinic Practice 3
4
438 DH
Community Dental Health Theory
2
532 DH
Special Patient Care
3
 
TOTAL      
13

(5) Fourth Semester (Winter/Spring)

Course #
Course
Hours
538 DH
Community Dental Health Practicum
3
541 DH
Clinic Practice 4
4
542 DH
Ethics, Jurisprudence, & Practice Management
3
525 DH
Clinic Theory 4
2
 
TOTAL      
12

Students must successfully complete 62 credit hrs of curriculum to meet graduation requirements for the Dental Hygiene program.

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Department of Dental Hygiene

College of Dentistry
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875 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38163
901-448-6617
901-448-2528