DHY 118: Anatomy, Embryology, and Histology of the Head and Neck

Credits 2
Theory Credit

This course is designed to study the composition, structure and function of the cells and tissues of the body with emphasis on the head, neck and oral cavity.  Embryological development of these structures is traced.  Gross anatomy and histologic considerations provide the foundation for understanding of dental and oral disease.  Upon completion, the student will be able to discuss the embryologic development, the anatomical structures, and the cells and tissues comprising anatomic structures in the head, neck, and oral cavity.  


Admission to Dental Hygiene Program