|Student Learning Outcomes -|
- state the different periods of human embryology
- describe the differences between enamel and dentin
|Description - |
|The embryologic development of the structures and tissues of the head, neck, teeth and oral cavity; histology of the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. Anatomy of the tooth crown, root and pulp; development and structural defects involving the oral cavity and the teeth. The normal periodontal tissues, oral mucous membranes, and salivary glands. Intended for students in the dental hygiene program.|
|Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
Dental Hygiene Process of Care
Infection & Hazard Control
- describe a cell and its components.
- describe the components and function of the four basic tissues of the body.
- list the developmental stages of the human from fertilization to birth.
- discuss the mechanism involved in the development of the face and oral cavity.
- describe the types of facial and oral developmental anomalies.
- explain the stages of tooth development, and describe the characteristic activities of each stage.
- identify the microscopic components of:
- Identify the histologic components of:
- periodontal ligament
- alveolar bone
- oral mucous membranes (mucosa)
- salivary glands
Ethical & Legal Principles
- assess the value of infection and hazard control in oral histology and embryology
- assess the value of the dental hygienist in oral histology and embryology.
- demonstrate professionalism and enthusiasm in completing all assignments.
- assess the value of cultural diversity in oral histology and embryology
Foothill College Dental Hygiene Program Competencies
Our graduates must be competent:
- In assessing the oral health needs of diverse populations and providing comprehensive dental hygiene care for persons of all ages/stages of life
- In health education strategies for the prevention of disease & the promotion of health for individual clients and the community
- In infection & hazard control procedures to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases.
- In the ethical & legal principles underlying the practice of dental hygiene.
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
- Multi-media lecture room
- Microscopes, microscopic slides of embryologic and dental development and oral histology.
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Cells and components.
- Cell Membrane
- Basic Tissues of the body.
- Connective Tissue
- Muscle Tissue
- Nerve Tissue
- The processes and stages of early embryologic and fetal development.
- Trilaminar Disc
- The formation and organization of the structures of the head, neck and oral cavity.
- Branchial Arches
- Mandibular Process
- Maxilllary Processes
- Frontal Process
- Globular Process
- Lateral Palatine Processes
- Facial and oral anomalies.
- Cleft Lips
- Cleft Palates
- Combined Cleft Lip and Cleft Palates
- Other Facial Clefts
- The processes and stages of tooth development.
- Bud Stage
- Cap Stage
- Bell Stage
- Microscopic features of enamel, dentin, cementum, and pulp.
- Enamel Rods
- Enamel Lamellae
- Enamel Tufts
- Dentin Tubules
- Tomes Granular Layer
- Acellular Cementum
- Cellular Cementum
- Pulpal Zones
- Zone of Weil
- Pulp Stones
- The development and histology of the gingiva, epithelial attachment, periodontal ligament, alveolar bone, and oral mucous membranes.
- Gingival Layers
- Attached Gingiva
- Free Gingiva
- Junctional Epithelium
- Fibers of the Periodontal Ligament
- Rests of Mallassez
- Alveloar Bone Proper
- Cribiform Plate
- Lamina Dura
- Masicatory Mucosa
- Lining Mucosa
- Specialized Mucosa
- Salivary Glands
- Tongue Papillae
|Methods of Evaluation - |
- Histology notebook.
- Weekly quizzes.
- Final examination and lab assignments.
|Representative Text(s) - |
|Frehenbach & Bath-Balogh, Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, 3rd edition, Elsevier Saunders, St. Louis, MO, 2011. |
|Disciplines - |
|Dental Technology |
|Method of Instruction - |
|Lecture, Discussion, Oral presentations, Laboratory, Demonstration. |
|Lab Content - |
|Not applicable. |
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
|Weekly reading assignments from chapters in the textbook as well as writing assignments of review questions at the end of each chapter. |