The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members of your community. We will review topics in dental medicine including scope of the field, what to expect in function, and some of the many ways that dysfunction may present for different patients. This will include discussions of mouth, jaw, and tooth anatomy, pathology, and treatment. We will talk about differences between patients and the unique roles that different members of the dental field may play in treatment depending on the patient and condition. This course starts from basic concepts and proceeds to review trends in current research and technology. We offer scientific background, some skills for patient evaluation and interview, and some suggestions for further learning for those interested in or involved in dental education.
Introduction to Dental MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Week 1 - Introduction to Dental Medicine and Its Relations to Public Health
Week 2 - Form and Function of the Oral Cavity
Week 3 - Comprehensive Evaluation of Dental Patient Needs
Week 4 - Most Common Dental Diseases Affecting Teeth and Periodontium
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL MEDICINE
Excellent overview of the fundamentals of dentistry. This course gave me a great introduction into dental medicine and has helped me understand better the very basics from each module.
Really great introduction to the practice of dentistry. I would highly recommend to anyone considering applying to dental school as it'll allow you to see if dentistry is a good fit for you.
I loved the learning process. I loved the specialized information. You can literally binge-watch all the videos if you want. Seamless navigation. Would highly recommend.
It's an excellent course for beginners and someone who wants an insight into the US educational system. Some critical points are discussed in this course which is generally overlooked
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