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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Week 1 - Introduction to Dental Medicine and Its Relations to Public Health

8 videos (Total 52 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture 1: Goals of the Course (2min)2m
Lecture 2: Oral Health Related to General Health: Oral Cavity Tissue (9min)8m
Lecture 3: Modern Scope of Dental Medicine (2min)2m
Lecture 4: Educational Opportunities in Dental Medicine (7min)7m
Lecture 5: Public Health Impact of Dental Medicine (5min)5m
Lecture 6: Dental Public Health (10min)10m
Lecture 7: Advances in Dentistry (10min)10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 quiz10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Week 2 - Form and Function of the Oral Cavity

4 videos (Total 40 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Lecture 2: Oral Structures and Functions (11min)11m
Lecture 3: Periodontium and Periodontal Disease (7min)6m
Lecture 4: Basic Tooth Structure: Occlusion (12min)12m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 quiz8m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Week 3 - Comprehensive Evaluation of Dental Patient Needs

8 videos (Total 64 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture 2: Dental Local Anesthesia (4min)4m
Lecture 3: Comprehensive Patient Evaluation (14min)14m
Demo 1: Physical Examination: Introduction (3min)3m
Demo 2: Physical Examination: Extraoral Examination: Head, Neck and Face (4min)4m
Demo 3: Physical Examination: Extraoral Examination: Cranial Nerve (10min)9m
Demo 4: Physical Examination: Extraoral Examination: TMJ (5min)5m
Demo 5: Physical Examination: Intraoral Examination (9min)8m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz8m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Week 4 - Most Common Dental Diseases Affecting Teeth and Periodontium

4 videos (Total 38 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Lecture 2: Periodontal Diseases: Part 1 (7min)6m
Lecture 3: Periodontal Diseases: Part 2 (11min)10m
Lecture 4: Periodontal Diseases: Contributing Factors (9min)8m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 quiz8m
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Top reviews from Introduction to Dental Medicine

By GGFeb 11th 2017

THE COURSE WAS AWESOME.IT HAS ALL THE NECCESSARY INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR A DENTIST TO REVIEW ALL WHAT HAS BEEN TAUGHT AT DENTAL SCHOOL LEVEL.I THOROUGHLY ENJOYED MY TIME WHILE PURSUING THIS COURSE.

By BGJul 3rd 2017

As a future dental student, this course taught me the basics and really gave me a broad insight into dentistry. I am very eager to learn everything taught here and more in dental school! Thank you!

Instructors

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Dr. Uri Hangorsky

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/ Director PASS
School of Dental Medicine
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Dr. Thomas P. Sollecito

Professor and Chairman of Oral Medicine
School of Dental Medicine
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Dr. Eric Stoopler

Associate Professor of Oral Medicine
School of Dental Medicine

About University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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