Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Dec 17, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 115 Head and Neck Anatomy

2 credits


In this course students are introduced to structures of the head and neck and the oral cavity. The course focuses on the healthy, normal end of the health/ disease continuum and provides a foundation for further dental science study.

Prerequisites: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program.

Corequisites: DHYG 111  DHYG 112 , DHYG 113 , DHYG 114 , DHYG 116 , DHYG 118 , DHYG 119 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcome(s)
 

 

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Define anatomical terms related to the planes of the human body
  • List and describe the blood vessels that supply the head and neck
  • List and describe the action, origin, and insertion of muscles of the head and neck
  • List and describe the nerves of the head and neck
  • Describe lymphatic drainage of the head and neck
  • Describe the anatomy and function of the oral mucosa, salivary glands, and the nasal cavity
  • Explain breath odor, including biochemical concepts
  • List and describe the bones of the head and neck
  • Describe intra-oral soft tissue structures