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Dental & General Anatomy

Course Number: 31-508-304
Credits: 2
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Description: 31-508-304 DENTAL & GENERAL ANATOMY...prepares dental assistant students to apply fundamentals of general and dental anatomy to informed decision-making and to professional communication with colleagues and patients. (Corequisites: 10-508-101, Dental Health Safety; 31-508-307, Dental Asst Professionalism)
Total Credits: 2

Course Competencies

  1. Apply descriptive, anatomical, physiological, and directional terminology to the human body and its organization.
  2. Compare primary tissue types of the body
  3. Illustrate the relationship among body systems and functions
  4. Identify the anatomical components of the head and neck according to their structure and functions
  5. Characterize the structures of the oral cavity
  6. Classify the types of teeth
  7. Characterize tooth structure
  8. Characterize the supporting structure of the teeth
  9. Relate oral pathologies to dental health and treatment

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.