DHY 116: Dental Anatomy, Histology and Embryology

Credits 2
Theory Credit

This course is designed to cover an intense study of the structure and function of the cells and tissues that comprise dentition.  Crown and root morphology receive in-depth study.  Emphasis is placed on the embryologic development of dentition.  Gross anatomy and histological considerations provide the foundation for the understanding of dental and oral disease.  Upon completion, the student will be able to identify and discuss the anatomical structure of dentition, the embryological development of dentition and the function, structure and composition of the cells and tissues comprising dentition. 


Admission to Dental Hygiene Program