- Course Number:
- DH 113
- Course Title:
- Dental Anatomy
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Studies anatomical characteristics of all permanent and deciduous teeth and their surrounding tissues.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Complete a series of weekly quizzes on all anatomic features of the human dentition.
Complete a comprehensive final exam
Complete an assignment on occlusion
Draw selected views of permanent and deciduous incisors, canines, premolars, and molars.
Complete an anatomical wax- up of two selected teeth
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.
2. Draw selected views of teeth that are easily recognized by their contours and anatomic features.
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.