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Human Dentition

  • Course Code :
    HPT 111
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

• To promote advanced knowledge about dental anatomy and physiology. • To provide expanded knowledge about human dentition. • To serve as a basis for understanding the clinical course such as Pedodontics, Orthodontics, Operative dentistry, Endodontics as well as prothodontics and crown and bridges.

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Human Dentition

Dental nomenclature. Development and chronology of all teeth. Morphology of anterior teeth and premolars.

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Human Dentition

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the different parts of the oral cavity.
2- Describe macro and micro anatomy of the teeth.
3- Select the appropriate tooth identification system needed in any dental practice.
4- Define the anatomical landmarks of the crowns of teeth.
5- Draw and describe the morphological feature of different type of teeth and their pulp cavities.
6- Identify both deciduous and permanent teeth and memorize the chronology
7- Describe the anatomical changes induced in the mandible by age.
8- State the significance of physiologic tooth form in protecting the peridontium .
9- Describe the different curves to which the arrangement of teeth conform to
10- Describe the relation of maxillary and mandibular teeth in normal centric occlusion as well as during different mandibular movements

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Differentiate between the deciduous and permanent human teeth.
2- Predict the approximate age of a human being according to the condition of his teeth.
3- Distinguish any abnormalities in human teeth as well as in their occluding relations.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Draw the morphology of different types of human teeth
2- Create the normal shape and size of different permanent human teeth by carving.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Introduction about the oral cavity and Teeth
2- The dentition of human being
3- Tooth anatomy
4- Line and point angles
5- Tooth identification systems
6- Anatomical landmarks of the crowns.
7- Life history of human tooth
8- Surface anatomy of permanent anterior teeth.
9- Surface anatomy of premolar
10- Geometric outlines of the crowns and their significance

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction about the oral cavity and 5 Introduction Introduction
Surface anatomy of lower first premolar 5 Surface anatomy of lower first premolar Surface anatomy of lower first premolar
Surface anatomy of lower second premolar 5 Surface anatomy of lower second premolar Surface anatomy of lower second premolar
Introduction 5 Introduction Introduction
Surface anatomy of upper central incisor 5 Surface anatomy of upper central incisor Surface anatomy of upper central incisor
Surface anatomy of upper lateral incisor 5 Surface anatomy of upper lateral incisor Surface anatomy of upper lateral incisor
Surface anatomy of lower central and lateral incisors 5 Surface anatomy of lower central and lateral incis Surface anatomy of lower central and lateral incis
Surface anatomy of upper canine 5 Surface anatomy of upper canine Surface anatomy of upper canine
Surface anatomy of lower canine 5 Surface anatomy of lower canine Surface anatomy of lower canine
Surface anatomy of upper first premolar 5 Surface anatomy of upper first premolar Surface anatomy of upper first premolar
Surface anatomy of upper second premolar 5 Surface anatomy of upper second premolar Surface anatomy of upper second premolar

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Human Dentition

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Small group sessions.
Small group teaching
Computer projections
Videotapes
Lecture using power point, slides and overhead.
Report back session
Lectures with discussions

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Human Dentition

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Human Dentition

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy MaryBath-Balogh Elsevier

Course notes :

All lectures are available for students from the faculty as a soft copy.

Recommended books :

• New models for different types of teeth , skills & mandibles ( at different ages ) • Data show with camera • Videotaps & CD-ROM containing topics & presentations in dental anatomy & physiology

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