Academic Calendar 2021-22 
    
    Apr 18, 2024  
Academic Calendar 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 161 - Principles of Microbiology for Dental Hygiene


Credits: 3 Total Hours: 45
Restricted to students in Dental Hygiene (subject to space availability and instructor approval; non-DHYG students may be permitted to register)
Students will be introduced to microbiology with an emphasis on human oral health. Students will discuss biofilms in relation to health and disease. Students will learn about diseases of microbial origin that concern dental hygienists in order to illustrate the principles of pathogenesis, host-parasite interaction and modes of transmission. The relationship between microorganisms and infection control in a dental environment will be stressed.

 

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