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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1503070 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 口腔解剖学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practice on Oral Anatomy
Instructor KAKU MASATO
カク マサト
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds5-8:DEN Training Rm 2
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
【More Details】
Practice of tooth carving 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 2nd year
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(Abilities and Skills)
・Basic skills required for conducting experiments and presentations
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Rich humanity, understanding of professional responsibilities of a dentist, and general capabilities including basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for putting such responsibilities into practice 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Oral anatomy uncovers oral-maxillofacial anatomy and dental anatomy. This lecture focuses mainly on dental anatomy.
Human tooth is outlined with the objective of phylogeny as an introduction. The features of functionally-strucured teeth are described. Eventually, through tooth drawing and carving, you acquire differentiation of tooth. 
Class Schedule #1 upper central incisor
#2 upper canine
#3 upper first premolar
#4 lower first premolar
#5 upper first molar
#6 lower first molar
#7 lower primary first molar
#8 lower primary second molar 
Woelfel's Dental Anatomy: Its Relevance to Dentistry by Rickne C. Scheid and Gabriela Weiss DDS
Wheeler's Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion, 9e by Stanley J. Nelson DDS MS 
PC or AV used in
Handouts, images(PC) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
This lecture includes not only the audit but drawing and carving to understand the structure and function of teeth. Please have a firm understanding of tooth anatomy before the carving practice. 
Grading Method Judged by tooth carving 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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