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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Dental Orientation & Anatomy

2. Course Prefix & Number:
DENT 1106

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course will focus on correct pronunciation, spelling and the meaning of terms used in the dental vocabulary. The terminology presented in this course will be utilized by the student throughout the Dental Assisting program.  This course will focus on identifying structures of the head and neck and describe their functions to include the skull, face, mandible, hard palate, muscles of mastication, sinuses, oral cavity, salivary glands, nerves and blood supply.  This course will focus on the development of the tissues and organs found in the oral cavity, the structural components of the hard and soft tissues and the detailed anatomy of the adult and primary dentition.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

DENT 1106 - Dental Orientation & Anatomy

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

DENT 1106 - Dental Orientation & Anatomy

There are no corequisites for this course.