Jan 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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DA 115 - Dental Anatomy

3 Credit(s)

Must be enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program. This course covers the study of head & neck anatomy with emphasis on oral structures, individual teeth and tooth surfaces using the universal numbering system.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. List, both orally and in writing, the distinguishing characteristics of the human dentition
2. Compare and contrast the anatomical landmarks of the primary and permanent teeth
3. Define dental anatomy terminology
4. Utilize the universal numbering system to identify dentition
5. Describe in writing the symptoms and treatment for TMJ disorder
6. Describe in writing the taste sensations of the tongue
7. Show an awareness of the differences of the maxillary and mandibular teeth and their location in the mouth
8. Name the bones and major muscles and nerves of the head and neck
9. Define the terms used with smokeless tobacco and describe the effects of smokeless tobacco on the oral cavity



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