Theoretical- Practical Course for Dental Hygienists
One of the main skills of the dental hygienist is to perform a good mechanical scaling and root planing treatment. In most courses, participants learn these techniques working on a phantom head.
Taking the course at the Faculty of Dentistry at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya allows students to use the University Dentistry Clinic facilities and practice with real patients.
- To learn all the causal, diagnostic, prognostic concepts and treatment plan in the periodontal phase I.
- To learn how to implement scaling and root planing with different curettes and instruments.
Competences to be acquired by students
- To give the hygienist a complete picture regarding handling the periodontal patient and acquiring practical abilities for daily clinical work.
- To learn non-surgical treatment, clinical protocols and the equipment used.
Who is it aimed at
This course is aimed at dental hygienists with an interest in periodontics.
- Dr. José Nart
- Dr. Neus Carrió
Prerequisites & admissions
To be a Dental Hygienist