DENT 51 Applied Dental Science I (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Dental terminology, anatomy and physiology, mechanisms for transmitting disease and controlling/decreasing resistance to infection; oral embryology, histology, pathology, morphology. Preliminary oral examination; charting conditions - hard/soft tissues; taking/recording vital signs, cavity detector, etc. Sterilization/disinfection, infection control procedures and infectious disease process. Lab fee is required.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Define and interpret the general terms related to dental anatomy and physiology, oral embryology, histology, and tooth morphology.
- Outcome 2: Integrate the knowledge of dental anatomy into clinical practices.
- Outcome 3: Demonstrate various methods and techniques of sterilization/disinfection, and apply infection control and safety guidelines in the dental setting.