Course : Head, Neck, & Dental Anatomy
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- Fall 2019
- Centennial Hall,
- Jill Young
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
Through lectures, individual and group discussion, reading assignments, and lab exercises, the students should be able to:
- Name the embryonic structures that form the face and approximate age of formation.
- Identify the main embryonic structures that are involved in the formation of the upper lip and the nose.
- Name the embryonic structures that are involved in the formation of the maxilla, mandible and tongue.
- Describe the microscopic and histologic features of the developing tooth (enamel, dentin and cementum).
- Describe the microscopic anatomy and function of the oral mucosa.
- Describe the microscopic anatomy and function of the major and minor salivary glands.
- Relate the anatomy, histology and function of the gingiva to the development of periodontal disease.
- Describe the histologic features and function of the temporomandibular joint.
- Identify by name the two dental arches, the permanent teeth, the deciduous teeth, and anterior and posterior teeth.
- Describe the order in which the teeth are positioned in the dental arch, the function of each type of tooth, and the eruption sequence of deciduous and permanent teeth.
- Identify the areas of the oral cavity, the boundaries of the oral vestibule, and the boundaries of the oral cavity proper.
- Describe each structure of the oral cavity as to location, color, size, and/or shape.
- Differentiate between, and describe the location of major and minor salivary glands, and classify each according to its secretion.
- Identify the duct for each major salivary gland.
- Discuss the components and function of the lymphatic system, and identify and correctly palpate the lymph nodes in the head and neck regions.
- Identify the divisions of the tooth, the surfaces of the tooth, tissues of the tooth, and tissues of the periodontium.
- Describe each tooth tissue and those of the surrounding structures as to location, composition, and function.
- Define the terms: active and passive eruption, proliferation, supernumerary, and anomaly. 20. Describe proximal contact areas, interproximal spaces and embrasures, and give their importance to the function and integrity of the masticatory system.
- Define Curve of Spee, Curve of Wilson, Angle's classification of occlusion and the associated types of facial profiles.
- List and explain deviations of individual tooth positioning.
- Define functional occlusion, and differentiate between functional and parafunctional contacts.
- List the types of trauma from occlusion and correctly identify the effects of occlusal trauma.
- Identify the names and eruption dates of the deciduous teeth.
- Using extracted teeth, identify the maxillary and mandibular incisors, canines, premolars, and molars, and describe the location and contour of each.
- Using human skulls and diagrams, correctly identify the location of the cranial and facial bones, and the anatomical landmarks of each.
- Using human skulls and diagrams, correctly locate and identify the anatomical landmarks on the mandible and maxilla including specified foramina and canals.
- Locate and describe the components of the TMJ.
- Describe the origin, insertion, and function of the muscles of mastication, the muscles of facial expression, the suprahyoid and infrahyoid muscles.
- Correctly identify each muscle of the head and neck.
- Describe the location and function of the muscles of the tongue, soft palate, and pharynx.
- List and describe the papillae of the tongue, and identify the function of each.
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