Aug 11, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 255 - Introduction to Dentistry

1 hour

An introduction to the field of dentistry covering basic dental terminology, dental nomenclature, and tooth morphology. Guest lecturers from various dental specialties share perspectives on dentistry as a career as well as giving an overview of the scope of treatment in the specialty. Factors necessary for good personal dental health are emphasized. Laboratory experiences introduce the student to dental waxing procedures as well as to practice manual dexterity carving skills. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).