Orthodontics For The Dental Hygienist | St. Clair College
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Course Credit

This course focuses on the role of the dental hygienist in the recognition of malocclusion, client preparation for orthodontic therapy, and the maintenance of the client's oral and periodontal health during and after orthodontic treatment. Fixed and removable orthodontic appliances will be reviewed. Regulatory responsibilities and the orthodontic practice environment will also be studied. Students will gain practical lab experience with associated clinical skills such as placement and removal of brackets, bands, and placement of archwires.