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Dental Hygiene Course Schedule

Find out about courses in dental hygiene available at The University of New Mexico Dental Medicine program in Albuquerque, NM. 

Schedule as of November 6, 2019

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. Dental Hygiene.

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CANCELLED
001
20035Lecture Staff 319
00267962

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Justine  E  Stambaugh - JStambaugh@salud.unm.edu31

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00120037

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Justine  E  Stambaugh - JStambaugh@salud.unm.edu253
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. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
60723Combined Lecture/Lab Staff 319
Fees: $ 200
00267963

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

T  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  131

Combined Lecture/Lab
Vicki  G  Pizanis - vickig@unm.edu31
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. Dental Hygiene. {Fall}

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
58246Lecture Staff 224

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

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00149900

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu31

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

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00158248

R  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  136

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

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00120068

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

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu32
Fees: $ 1000

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

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00163452

F  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  134

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00120083

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu32

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

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00120089

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

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu315
Fees: $ 200

This course includes the Etiology of prevalent oral diseases with a focus upon developing the education skills necessary to counsel dental hygiene patients. Dental and periodontal charting techniques are introduced. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00145426

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu21
Fees: $ 70

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. Dental Hygiene. {Fall}

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00267968

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu21
Fees: $ 70

In depth discussions focusing on current issues facing the dental hygiene discipline. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00266015

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Lecture
Christina    Calleros - CCalleros@salud.unm.edu311

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00168367

 Online  1

Online - Independent Study
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu15
Fees: $ 35
00266023

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Independent Study
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu318

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

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00266028

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu311

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. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00266030

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Practice Experience
Lindsey  M  Lee - lindseylee@salud.unm.edu311

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00120091

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu316
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00124665

 Online  1

Online - Independent Study
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu1 TO 67
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00120093

 Online  1

Online - Lecture/Practice Experience
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu410
Fees: $ 100

Topical research and new procedures that cannot be accommodated in the regular dental hygiene curriculum. Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00145650

 Online  1

Online - Independent Study
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu313
Fees: $ 100

Developing of research in regard to special areas in dental hygiene with emphasis on writing reports. Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00139966

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu313
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00145651

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu310
Fees: $ 100

Continuation of research, culminating in Master's Degree Thesis. The student is responsible for following procedures of the Office of Graduate Studies. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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00350176

 Online  1

Online - Thesis
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu1 TO 62
Fees: $ 100

Introduction to Dental Hygiene is a comprehensive overview of major topics and issues germane to the practice of dental hygiene. Topics selected in this course are intended to provide entering dental hygiene students with an understanding of the role of the dental hygienist in disease prevention, therapeutic services provided by dental hygienists and professional growth. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. Dental Hygiene. {Spring}

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00148703

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

Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu230

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

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00136311

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

Lecture
Staff 230

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00134181

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

Combined Lecture/Lab
Lindsey  M  Lee - lindseylee@salud.unm.edu230

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

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00134182

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

Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu230

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00134183

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

Lecture
Justine  E  Stambaugh - JStambaugh@salud.unm.edu330

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. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
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

Lecture
Justine  E  Stambaugh - JStambaugh@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 800

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

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00134185

M  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  261

Combined Lecture/Lab
Staff 228
Fees: $ 200

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

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00141095

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

Lecture
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu330

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00134186

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

Lecture/Practice Experience
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu230

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00137374

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

Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu228

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. Dental Hygiene.

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00134188

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

TR  1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Novitski Hall (Dental Program)  CLNC

Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu430
Fees: $ 1000

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

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00141580

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

Lecture
Vicki  G  Pizanis - vickig@unm.edu228

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

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134189

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

Lecture
Diana  B  Aboytes - DAboytes@salud.unm.edu330

In depth discussions focusing on current issues facing the dental hygiene discipline. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. Dental Hygiene.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134187

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Staff 330
Fees: $ 100

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. Dental Hygiene.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00152362

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Independent Study
Lindsey  M  Lee - lindseylee@salud.unm.edu325
00352361

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Independent Study
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu325

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. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00152359

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu325

Application of principles and objectives studied in 422. Students will plan and develop specific educational programs for schools, hospitals, nursing homes, mental retardation centers and other groups in the community. Prerequisite: 422. Restriction: admitted to B.S.D.H. Dental Hygiene.

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00134995

 Online  1

Online - Lecture/Practice Experience
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu130
Fees: $ 35

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. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00152360

 Online  1

Managed Online Programs - Practice Experience
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu325
00237264

 Online  1

Online - Practice Experience
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00148706

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Staff 330
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134191

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Demetra  D  Logothetis - DLogothetis@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134825

 Online  1

Online - Lecture/Practice Experience
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00147009

 Online  1

Online - Independent Study
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu1 TO 630
Fees: $ 100

This course is designed to provide a conceptual foundation of statistics related to basic, clinical and behavioral dental hygiene science. Prerequisite: 510. Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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00141094

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 100

Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00137112

 Online  1

Online - Lecture
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 100

Continuation of research, culminating in Master's Degree Thesis. The student is responsible for following procedures of the Office of Graduate Studies. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: admitted to M.S. Dental Hygiene.

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00137262

 Online  1

Online - Thesis
Christine  N  Nathe - CNathe@salud.unm.edu1 TO 630
Fees: $ 100