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DHY 101 DENTAL HEAD AND NECK ANATOMY (Core Course)

DHY 101        DENTAL HEAD AND NECK ANATOMY (Core Course)        (3 Credits)

This course examines the basic structures of the oral cavity, the nomenclature, structure and morphology of the teeth, and function of the teeth. Demonstrations and lecture sessions emphasize the clinical appearance of the anatomical features of the teeth, and the relationship of the teeth to adjacent teeth, opposing teeth, immediately surrounding tissues, and approximating tissues. This course also deals with the structure and function of the cross structures of the head and neck. Discussions emphasize important anatomical concepts.

Prerequisite: Formal acceptance into the program.