An introduction to the structure and function of tissues in the oral region. Principles of microbiology, immunology and pathology with emphasis on their relevance to the practice of dental technology.
|Paper title||Oral Health Sciences for Dental Technology|
|Teaching period||First Semester (19 February 2018 - 22 June 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,000.38|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,699.38|
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- Teaching staff
- Dr N Heng
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Cell Biology, General Anatomy and Physiology
Patton, K.T. and Thibodeau, G.A. (2013). Anatomy & Physiology. 8th edition. Mosby/Elsevier.
Thibodeau, G.A. and Patton, K.T. (2007). Anatomy & Physiology. 6th edition. Mosby/Elsevier.
Fehrenbach, M.J. and Herring, S.W. Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck. 4th edition (2011) or 3rd edition (2007). Saunders/Elsevier. (Highly recommended)
Bath-Balogh, M. and Fehrenbach, M.J. (2011). Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, 3rd edition. Elsevier/Saunders. (Highly recommended)
Nanci, A. (editor) (2008). Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure and Function, 7th edition. Mosby/Elsevier. (Recommended)
Kardos, T. and Kieser, J. (2006) Clinical Oral Biology. 3rd edition. Hughes Lithographics, Dunedin.
Note: For the microbiology and immunology module, there are many general microbiology/immunology text books available in the University libraries - all will be suitable for this paper.
- Learning Outcomes
- The objective of this paper is to provide participants of the programme with a background in oral biological sciences as a basis for practising contemporary dental technology in New Zealand.