DANT 222 Dental Anatomy and Occlusion

Cr: 3 (2 Lec., 2 Pract.) Prerequisite DANT 221

The course aims to familiarize students with the general anatomical characteristics of the human oral dentition. Emphasis is placed on the prevention of periodontal disease and dental caries based on external crown form and function of occluding tooth surfaces. The course also provides understanding of the basic principles of occlusion. The course comprises practical sessions; student is provided the opportunity to develop his/her manual skills by carving in wax maxillary and mandibular molars.