DHG 111 Dental Anatomy

Credits: 2.00

This course is designed to familiarize the dental hygiene student with all phases of dental anatomy. Topics of study include gross anatomy, nomenclature, eruption sequence, morphology and physiology of the oral structures with emphasis on the primary and permanent dentitions, occlusion, an overview of the temporomandibular joint, and anomalies of the oral structures. The coronal structure and root morphology for individual teeth will be addressed and related to direct patient care procedures. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of Special Admission Guidelines and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program CO-REQUISITE(S): DHG 100 - Preventive Oral Health Services I DHG 101 - Introduction to Preventive Oral Health Services

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Last Updated: 03/01/2016