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.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|MAT 011 - Beginning Algebra or MAT 011B - Beginning Algebra with Review of Arithmetic|
|ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II|
|REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|DHG 100 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene I and DHG 155 - Dental Radiology. May be taken prior or during course.|