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Course : Histology

Course Number
DNHY 3022
Section Number
Fall 2022
Centennial Hall, 103A
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time
Tuesday, December 06, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Given reading assignments, lecture, class discussions and homework assignments, upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

1. Integrate the study of the embryonic & fetal periods of prenatal development into orofacial development and the clinical considerations due to developmental disturbances associated with these structures.

2. Integrate the study of facial and neck developments into understanding the observed orofacial structures and the clinical considerations due to developmental disturbances of these structures.

3. Integrate the study of palatal development into understanding the present structure and the clinical considerations due to developmental disturbances involved in palatal development.

4. Integrate the study of tooth/root development and eruption into understanding the present tooth anatomy and the clinical considerations due to developmental disturbances.

5. Integrate the study of basic histology of the epithelium and connective tissues into understanding the clinical considerations of the orofacial region.

Dental Hygiene Program Grading Scale

92 - 100 = A

83 - 91 = B

75 - 82 = C

65 - 74 = D

(D Constitutes Failure of course & student cannot matriculate into the 4th and final semester of the Dental Hygiene curriculum)

Attendance is critical in order to achieve the maximum benefits of this course. Reviewing notes and the reading assignments without active participation in the course's clinical activities will not permit the student to adequately meet course objectives. Therefore, MORE THAN 2 ABSENCES FOR ANY REASON WILL RESULT IN THE FINAL COURSE GRADE BEING LOWERED ONE FULL LETTER GRADE. In cases of extreme illness and/or hospitalization, individual decisions may be made.

Two (2) late arrivals will be the equivalent of 1 absence.

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