Feb 20, 2019  
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DHY 3102 - MORPHOLOGY AND OCCLUSION

[2 Credits]
This course is designed to develop the student’s ability to understand and identify the form and function of teeth individually and collectively. It is a lecture and laboratory detailed study of the anatomy of teeth. Topics in this course include anatomical and embryonic differences, developmental disturbances, root structure anomalies and the physiology of mandibular movement as well as an introduction to occlusion. Students gain laboratory exposure by drawing, labeling and identifying specific characteristics on each tooth as well as identifying individual teeth using natural specimens.