ORAL BIOLOGY [BIOL 251]

Oral Biology is a one-year course and offers instruction in the principles of oral anatomy and embryology, oral histology, and oral physiology.

The purpose of Oral Biology course in a dental program is to build up the basic knowledge about normal oral structures and apply it in future during clinical courses and practice.  This course offers the students detailed information on oral tissues such as its physical and chemical composition, development, anatomy and its histology. In addition, the students will have a fair idea about the physiologic process involved in tooth eruption and shedding.