DLA 1200 Dental Science I

This 8 week course will familiarize students with the foundations of anatomical terminology and the basic dental structures, nomenclature, structures of the oral cavity, information about the tooth and its surrounding structures, tooth identification systems, and an in depth study of the different types of teeth, the description, surfaces, and additonal details needed to identify the tooth inside or outside of the oral cavity. Students will study embryology and histology, occlusion, as well as form and and function of the permanent and primary dentitions. Prerequisite: This course is part of a Limited Admissions Program; registration in this course requires admission to the program.