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DHYG 119 Tooth Morphology

2 credits
Students are introduced to different aspects of the primary and secondary human dentition. 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.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Define anatomical terminology of the dentition
  • Discuss the arrangement of teeth
  • Describe general features of teeth
  • Describe contact areas of teeth
  • Discuss specific crown and root characteristics
  • Describe deciduous teeth
  • Define occlusion terminology, ideal occlusion, open bite, overbite, overjet
  • Identify and describe specific teeth
  • Describe occlusal classifications