Dental Anatomy and Histology

The course consists of lectures and practical classes and will extend over the first year. Morphology of the teeth including ethnic variations, oral physiology; development, calcification and growth of the teeth, jaws and face before and after birth, theories of the mechanism of eruption, shedding of deciduous teeth, radiographic appearance of normal jaws and dental tissues, histology of oral tissues, histophysiology of functional changes in oral tissues and comparative dental anatomy.