dental anatomy


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den·tal a·nat·o·my

1. that branch of gross anatomy concerned with the morphology of teeth, their location, position, and relationships;
2. a course in anatomy specifically designed to meet the needs of the curriculum of a school of dentistry.
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den·tal a·nat·o·my

(den'tăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
That branch of gross anatomy concerned with the morphology of teeth and their location, position, and relationships.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

den·tal a·nat·o·my

(den'tăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
1. Branch of gross anatomy concerned with the morphology of teeth, their location, position, and relationships.
2. Anatomy course specifically designed to meet the needs of the curriculum of a school of dentistry.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The aim of the present study was to investigate whether there is a correlation between the practical grades of first-year dental students' Dental Anatomy course and their practical performance during their clinical course in Operative Dentistry in fourth and fifth years.
16 Jullian WB, Rickne CS (2003) Dental anatomy: its relevance to dentistry 5th edn.
Didactic subjects covered during the AFOHC include: Scope and Goals in Therapies, Infection Control, Dental Administration, Dental Anatomy, Dental Cariology and Fluoride, Periodontal Diseases, Oral Pathology, Dental Radiology, Hand Instrumentation, Patient Education, Patient Assessment, Dental Implant Maintenance, Ultrasonics and Polishing, Patient Management and Patient Care.
of Iowa) wrote this account nearly 35 years ago to provide graduate students and residents in oral health sciences more information about the lining of the mouth than was available in textbooks of histology or dental anatomy. It is still being used, so they decided they should at least update it.
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As assistant professor in the CCC dental hygiene program, Michelle Florencki teaches dental radiology and dental anatomy to the students in their first term.
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