- Course Number:
- DH 113
- Course Title:
- Dental Anatomy
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Course DescriptionIntroduces the study of anatomical characteristics of all permanent and deciduous teeth and their surrounding tissues. Prerequisites/concurrent: DH 113L.
Addendum to Course Description
Students will have an introduction to common dental procedures, occlusion and GV Black Classifications
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
Identify all human teeth as they appear in the mouth by recognizing their characteristic anatomical features and functions.
Course Activities and Design
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Complete a series of weekly quizzes on all anatomic features of the human dentition.
Complete a comprehensive final exam
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Dental anatomy nomenclature and usage
Root and crown anatomy
Embrasures and contact points, relation to disease.
Anatomic changes due to age
Developmental pits and grooves
Accurate recording, documentation
Common restorative procedures
Contours and relationships
Tooth eruption and exfoliation
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
1. Identify all primary and permanent teeth by their anatomic features, age and disease changes.
3. Describe the unique anatomic features for all teeth in the human dentition.
4. Identify occlusion problems and record their presence on the dental record.
5. Describe anatomic considerations demonstrated in common clinical dental restorative procedures.