In this course students identify bones of the skull with emphasis on landmarks of the maxillae and mandible including openings, foramina and canals. Anatomy of the nose, nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses and the relationship of the maxillary teeth to maxillary sinus is described. The fundamentals of structures and functions of the tongue, salivary glands, orofacial musculature, and the temporomandibular joint are studied.
Students use radiographic images of various conditions and diseases to identify normal and abnormal anatomical structures for the purposes of treatment planning.
Course code: DEND 1202
Length: 80 hours
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of all Term 1 courses
CorequisitesDEND 1201; DENT 1203, DEND 1204
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