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Dentistry & Human Life

An introductory lecture on dentistry as a science and life culture. Have fun learning about the history, story, and science of dentistry that are closely related to our lives.

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Dentistry & Human Life
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Dentistry & Human Life

An introductory lecture on dentistry as a science and life culture. Have fun learning about the history, story, and science of dentistry that are closely related to our lives.

Dentistry & Human Life
8 weeks
1–2 hours per week
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule
Free
Optional upgrade available
This course is archived

About this course

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The course “Dentistry and Human Life” is composed of 8 introductory lectures on dentistry. The Dentistry is the discipline of convergence applications, often summarized as art and science. In this course, you can learn basic but diverse perspectives of dentistry as a science and life cultures. All these lectures are for non-majors, so they are not limited to scientific contents, but they are composed of easy contents related to our real daily life. In this course, we will cover the following topics with several interesting stories that are not widely known about dentistry.

l Dental humanities: Interesting stories about our teeth and jaw structures

l History of dentistry : When and where it begins

l For dental health : Toothbrush and toothpastes

l Basic anatomic structures for understanding dentistry

l Dental pains and its proper treatment for recovering function

l Orthodontics and orthognathic surgery for better esthetics

l Other various specialties of dentistry

l Future of the dentistry

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  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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l Definition of dentistry

l Brief history of dentistry

l Toothbrush and toothpaste

l Dental anatomy and notation

l Function and type of tooth

l Dental Caries

l Conservative dentistry

l Endodontics

l Malocclusion

l Orthodontics

l Orthognathic surgery

l Cleft lip and palate

l Periodontal diseases

l Periodontal treatement

l Dental implants

l Endodontics

l Pediatric dentistry

l Tooth whitening

l Prosthodontics

l Digital dentistry

l Impacted tooth

l Other fields of dentistry

l Future of dentistry

1w: Introduction - Dentistry, the Historical Perspective and Human Life

2w: Dental Anatomy

3w: Toothache

4w: Orthdontics and orthognathic surgery

5w: Periodontology and dental implants

6w: Endodontics, pedodontics, and tooth whitening

7w: Prosthodontics

8w: Impacted tooth, tooth regeneration and other fields

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