Course Content and Outcome Guide for DH 113L
- Course Number:
- DH 113L
- Course Title:
- Dental Anatomy (Lab)
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Addendum to Course DescriptionLab exercises will include dental drawings and dental waxing of a chosen tooth. Students will have an introduction to common dental procedures, occlusion and G.V. Black classifications.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Complete 12 assessments of all anatomic features of the human dentition.
- Chart amalgam, gold, and composite restorations and dental caries of Class I-V and coronal fractures in 10 charting sessions.
- Identify and chart occlusion abnormalities in 3 charting sessions.
- Draw selected views of incisors, canines, premolars, and molars.
- Complete 10 assessments on the application of dental morphology in clinical dental restorative practice.
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
- Root morphology
- Tooth eruption and exfoliation
- Identify all primary and permanent teeth by their anatomic features, age and disease changes.
- Correctly record in a dental record all disease signs and restorations seen in the human dentition.
- Draw selected views of teeth that are easily recognized by their contours and anatomic features.
- Describe the unique anatomic features for all teeth in the human dentition.
- Identify occlusion problems and record their presence on the dental record.
- Describe anatomic considerations demonstrated in common clinical dental restorative procedures.