Apr 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

DHY 104 - Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology


Course Description:  

This course introduces the concepts of both the gross anatomy and microanatomy of the teeth and surrounding oral tissues.  The primary focus of the course includes the structure and function of the tissues that compose the teeth, their supporting structures and the oral cavity and the embryological processes involved in the development of these structures.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIO 231 and BIO 232.
Note(s): Open to Dental Hygiene degree students only

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Define dental terminology related to the oral cavity and teeth.
  • Explain cells and basic tissue components.
  • Identify the embryonic development of the face and oral cavity.
  • Relate the eruption and morphology of the primary and permanent human dentition into the dental hygiene process of care.

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