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DHY 121 - Oral Histology and Embryology


Last Date of Approval: 04-02-2021

2 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 30 hours
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This course covers the normal growth and development of the face and oral structures. This course includes the descriptions of the processes which occur at the cellular level in the growth and development along with the normal microscopic anatomy of oral structures. This course is only offered to students who are accepted into the dental hygiene program. This course will help students develop knowledge of dental anatomy and growth and use these skills to critically think as they evaluate dental hygiene patients. 

Corequisites: DHY 114, DHY 174, DHY 163 
Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): Comprehensive Final

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify normal growth and development of the face and oral structures.
  2. Describe the processes which occur at the cellular level in the growth and development of oral structures.
  3. Identify diseased tissue at the microscopic level.
  4. Integrate the knowledge of the head and neck, oral cavity and the developmental aspects of these regions into clinical practice.
  5. Integrate prenatal development of the head, neck and oral cavity and the developmental disturbances related to these structures.
  6. Integrate the knowledge of a background of a cell to the histology of the tissues and oral mucosa of the area associated with the head and neck and the pathology that may occur.



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