May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DH 211 - General and Oral Pathology

This course is designed to provide information on developmental disturbances, disease and their microbiological origin and/or manifestations associated with various diseases and disorders. Topics include cause of disease, process of inflammation and repair, autoimmune diseases, characteristics of neoplasms, nature of diseases and anomalies of the teeth, oral cavity, and supporting tissues. Common pathology, such as dental caries, neoplasias, oral lesions, benign and malignant conditions, oral cancer, temporomandibular disorders and various cysts and tumors, will be identified and discussed. Emphasis will be placed on clinical recognition of pathological conditions as well as contributing factors. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 semester credit hrs. Contact Hours: 45 Prerequisites: DH 119 Orofacial Structures , DH 141 Oral Histology and Embryology , DH 219 Introduction to Patient Care , and DH 250 Principles of Dental Radiography . Corequisites: None.