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DENT5200: Applied Oral Biology

Basic oral/dental histology and biology will be covered. Topics include embryology including tooth development, histology of oral mucosa, salivary glands and bone.

Code DENT5200
Academic unit Department of Medical Sciences
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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DENT6000 and DENT5201 and DENT5202
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify and describe the position, special features, relations, blood supply, nerve supply, lymphatic drainage, embryogenesis and surface markings of the major and minor salivary glands, oro-facial muscles, temporomandibular joint, and oro-facial nerves
  • LO2. identify and describe the general and specialised features and embryogenesis of the oral mucosa and supporting oro-facial tissues
  • LO3. identify and describe the general and specialised features and embryogenesis of the teeth
  • LO4. identify and describe the general and specialised features and embryogenesis of the paranasal sinuses and nose.

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