Introduction to Dental Medicine

About this course: The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members of your community. We will review topics in dental medicine including scope of the field, what to expect in function, and some of the many ways that dysfunction may present for different patients. This will include discussions of mouth, jaw, and tooth anatomy, pathology, and treatment. We will talk about differences between patients and the unique roles that different members of the dental field may play in treatment depending on the patient and condition. This course starts from basic concepts and proceeds to review trends in current research and technology. We offer scientific background, some skills for patient evaluation and interview, and some suggestions for further learning for those interested in or involved in dental education.

Who is this class for: This course is designed to be beneficial to all; it is recommended for health professionals, researchers, members of dental and medical support teams, and patients. The material is meant to be accessible but broad to help anyone interested understand more fully the ways in which the oral cavity functions and what effect that has on the rest of the body.

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Certificate in Introduction to Dental Medicine

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Philadelphia , United States

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