Apr 24, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

DAS 101 - Dental Science I


Course Description: This is an introductory course in dental morphology, occlusion, head and neck anatomy, oral embryology and histology.  This course also provides laboratory exercises in dental morphology and head and neck anatomy.
Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Dental Assisting program
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Utilize dental anatomical terms to identify head and neck structures.
  • Differentiate between normal and variation of normalcy in the appearance and development of oral and dental structures. 
  • Identify sites for application of topical anesthesia.
  • List the fundamental concepts in head and neck manipulation, occlusal record and orthodontic diagnosis.


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