DHP 113 - General and Oral Pathology

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: DHP 102, DHP 103, DHP 104, DHP 105, DHP 106, DHP 110/120, DHP 202; COREQUISITE: DHP 210, DHP 201)

This course will study the fundamentals of the disease process in the human body, underlining the oral cavity and surrounding areas, and analyzing the aspects of prevention, recognition, and treatment; including the causes of inflammation and healing, developmental disturbances; pathology of dental cavities, dental and oral abnormalities; and oral injuries. Premalignant lesions and their differences from common benign conditions are emphasized. (F)