DHYG 225   General and Oral Pathology* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program and DHYG 135 with a "C" or higher and DHYG 140 with a "C" or higher and DHYG 146 with a "C" or higher and DHYG 148 with a "C" or higher and BIOL 235 with a "C" or higher.

Corequisites: DHYG 221 and DHYG 232 and DHYG 234.

This course prepares the student dental hygienist to determine when to consult, treat or refer clients with various disease, infection or physiological conditions. Students learn to recognize the signs, causes and implications of common pathological conditions including inflammatory responses, immune disorders, genetic disorders, developmental disorders of tissues and cysts, oral tissue trauma and neoplasm of the oral cavity.