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Head and Neck Anatomy DHYG 1020

2 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Focuses on anatomy of the head and neck. Emphasis is placed on those structures directly affected by the practice of dentistry. Topics include: terminology; anatomic landmarks; osteology of the skull; temporomandibular joint; muscles of mastication; muscles of facial expression; nervous system; blood supply of the head and neck; lymphatic system and immunology; endocrine and exocrine glands of the head and neck; nasal and paranasal sinuses; fascial spaces and the spread of dental infections; and anatomy concerning local anesthesia.


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