Oral Biology
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                                                        CORE COURSE OF ORAL BIOLOGY

 

TOPIC

HOURS

Introduction to Oral Biology

Introduction to  Functions of Oral Cavity

3

2

Dentition/Tooth in situ

Tooth Morphology/Chronology 

3

2

Incisors 

Canines

3

2

Premolars

Molars

3

2

Deciduous Dentition

Clinical relevance/Forensic odontology

2

 

Development Tooth  I Crown

Development Tooth II Root

3

2

Development /Structure Enamel  I

Development /Structure Enamel  Il

3

2

Development /Structure Dentine  I

Development /Structure Dentine  II

3

2

Dental Pulp 

Dentine Pulp Complex

3

2

Chemical composition of dental tissues

C PO4 Metabolism

Collagen and mineralization

3

2

 

Development and Structure of Attachment tissues 

Cementum/ Alveolar bone

3

2

Periodontal  ligament

Attachment tissue changes /function, eruption/orthodontic

3

2

Practical dental histology

Erupion and (shedding of deciduas  teeth)

3

2

 

Saliva

Integuments of teeth/plaque, calculus,staining

3

2

Fluorosis

Patho-physiology of dental caries

3

 

Oral Mucosa/Gingivae

Mastication/swallowing 

3

2

Innervations of oro-facial region

Sensations arising from oral cavity/pain and taste

3

Revision

Visit Dental School 

 

 

 

TOPIC

 

HOURS

Development of facial region

Development Jaws – skull/occlusion

3

2

Imaging/Dental radiology

Cephalometry

3

2

Biology of aging

Stress in Dental Practice

3

2

Effect of Diet/Hormones 

Comparative dental anatomy/ Hominid evolution

3

2

Revision

Oral examiantion

3

2

Visit to the museum

3

2

Revision/ practical dental histology

Tooth molphology/chronology

3

2

Revision anatomy/histology and embryology

Osteology of skull/mandible, hyoid

Anatomy of oral cavity/salivary glands

Masticatory apapratus 

3

2

3

2