This course presents the development and microscopic anatomy of the cells, tissues and organs of the oral cavity. Building on the concepts of general histology and embryology, the nature of disease is addressed with respect to etiology, mechanism of disease formation and the body's response to injury. The clinical presentation of basic disease processes that affect the oral cavity and the clinical and histological recognition of oral neoplasia are emphasized.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|DHG - 100 Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene I, DHG 111 - Dental Anatomy, and DHG - 155 Dental Radiology|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|DHG 158 - Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene II and DHG 161 - Periodontics I. May be taken prior or during course.|