ADED248C: Dental Hygiene Science - Oral Pathology

Allied Dental Education
Credits 2 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 2
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Oral pathology includes the study of diseases affecting the oral cavity, manifestations of inflammation, degenerative changes, neoplastic disease, and anomalies. Oral pathology prepares the student to detect deviations from normal in the assessment of a client’s systemic and oral health status and to make appropriate decisions regarding referral and treatment when needed.


Students are required to pass prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Exceptions apply; please consult your department chair.