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.
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|Paper title||Oral Health Sciences for Dental Technology|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (20 February 2023 - 24 June 2023) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )||$1,099.50|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
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Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Nick Heng
Cell Biology, General Anatomy and Physiology
Patton KT & Thibodeau GA . Anatomy & Physiology (10th Edition or later), Elsevier.
Fehrenbach, M.J. and Herring, S.W. Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck. (5th edition or later ). Saunders/Elsevier. (Highly recommended)
PFehrenbach, M.J. and Popowics, T. Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, (5th edition or later). Elsevier/Saunders. (Highly recommended)
Nanci, A. (editor) . Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure and Function, (9th edition or later). Mosby/Elsevier. (Recommended)
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.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will gain a background in oral biological sciences as a basis for practising contemporary dental technology in New Zealand.