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Course Code:
TR802
Title:
Dental Hygiene
College:
TCD
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
2 Years

 

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This course has academic, project based and clinical components, and is carried out in the Dental Hospital and Health Board units in Dublin. Emphasis is placed on small group interactive learning, community and health promotion projects, and clinical practice. Restricted course.



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The role of the dental hygienist is to improve oral and dental health for individuals as well as for groups in collaboration with and under the supervision of a registered dentist.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

435*#

Change from 2012: 

-10

History:

2012 - 445#
2011 - 460#*
2010 - 505#
2009 - #455*
2008 - #425*
2007 - 435
2006 - 415
2005 - 480
2004 - 520*
2003 - 400
2002 -
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