DHG 235 : General and Oral Pathology

A study of the diseases of the human body, especially those of concern to the dentist and dental hygienist. Pathological conditions of the oral cavity are examined in detail, emphasizing the comparison of normal and abnormal conditions. Prerequisite: Open to DHG students only. Two lecture hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 2 credits Fall
1. Recognize and describe the wide variation of normal oral and head and neck anatomy. 2. Identify and properly describe lesions or abnormalities of the oral and maxillofacial region. 3. Identify and list the underlying processes and treatments of the more common lesions and diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region. 4. Integrate the relationship between general health and systemic disease with the effects on the oral cavity.





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