Oral Histology and Embryology

DENT 1019

Course description

Students learn about the normal development of the oral cavity and facial complex, including the influence diseases has on this process. Students explore the histological background of the development of bone, cartilage, teeth, oral mucosa, tongue, temporomandibular joint, periodontium, and salivary glands. This knowledge provides the foundation for further study of developmental disturbances and histological changes in oral diseases.



Course Hours



Post Secondary level DENT 1014 Dental and Orofacial Anatomy Minimum Grade of 50
or Post Secondary level DENT 1039 Dental Anatomy Minimum Grade of 50

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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