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|
|Special Admission Guidelines and admission to the Dental Hygiene Program|
|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.|