DH 2220: Microbology, Immunology, and Oral Health

Encounters with microorganisms are part of everyday life for humans, both as pathogenic and non-pathogenic entities. During this microbiology course students will learn characteristics of microbial life for bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. An emphasis will be places on microorganisms that are commonly found in the oral cavity. An introduction to the human immune system and its function in regulating infections will be presented. Students will gain an understanding of both commensal microbiota and pathogenic microorganisms, and how their impact on human health. Additionally, students will begin to convey scientific data and research results to non-scientists as a basis for discussing disease prevention, infection management, and treatment plans in a clinical setting. prereq: dental hygiene student

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A- Average (3.744)Most Common: A (50%)

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