Jan 21, 2022  
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DAE 161 - Biomedical Dental Science

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Biosciences as they relate to the oral cavity. Impacts of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, oral pathology, and nutrition on dental health.

Corequisite(s): DAE 159 , DAE 160 , DAE 162 , DAE 162LB , DAE 163 , DAE 163LC , DAE 164 , DAE 164LB , DAE 165 , DAE 165LC  
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to manage infection hazard control protocol consistent with published professional guidelines.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of biomedical dental science.
  3. Define and explain state and federal dental laws and regulations.

Outline:
  1. Anatomy and Physiology
    1. Systems of the body
    2. Related systems as applied to dental health
    3. Head and neck anatomy
    4. Oral anatomy
    5. Oral cavity
  2. Microbiology, Infection Control, and Oral Pathology
    1. Microbiology
      1. Types of microorganisms
      2. Transmission of diseases
      3. Methods of sterilization and effects on bacterial and viral growth
      4. Prevention of disease
      5. Sterilization
      6. Barrier protection
    2. Infection Control
      1. Infection control guidelines/OSHA
      2. Bloodborne pathogen exposure
      3. Protective barrier techniques
      4. Personal protective barrier
      5. Treatment room cleaning and disinfection
    3. Oral Pathology
      1. Review of histology
      2. Injury and repair
      3. Inflammation
      4. Repair
      5. Tissue changes
      6. Neoplasia
      7. Inflammatory disease of the oral cavity
      8. Miscellaneous disorders
  3. Nutrition
    1. Social and environmental nutrition
    2. Proteins, carbohydrates, and fats
    3. Social diet
    4. Physical body chemistry
    5. Physiological and psychological stress


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2017/18



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