DEH 1710  Biological Chemistry & Applied Nutrition credits: 2

This course presents the biochemical aspects of nutrition and an overview of organic chemistry as applied to the practice of dental hygiene. Included are basic principles of nutrition, knowledge of the principle nutrients in foods and their utilization by the body. Emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of nutritional counseling and the control of oral disease.

Prerequisite: BSC 2086 with a minimum grade of C and BSC 2086L with a minimum grade of C and DEH 1130 with a minimum grade of C