orh1oha oral health science a



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to dental anatomy, including the human deciduous and permanent dentitions, tooth histology and the tooth nomenclatures used in clinical practice. The anatomy of the oral cavity will also be covered: the oral mucosa, the salivary glands, the temporomandibular joint and the periodontal structures. Basic anatomy of the head and neck will also be introduced: the nerve supply, the blood supply, osteology of the skull and the muscles which move the jaw and the face. There will a series of lectures on basic embryology of the orofacial region, including how teeth form.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Co-requisites ORH1CPA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAnatomy of orofacial structuresRecommendedBrand Isselhard7TH EDN, MOSBY
ReadingsOral histology: development and structureRecommendedTen Cate AR7TH EDN, MOSBY

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