OBIOL - Oral Biology

Offered By:
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Below are the courses available from the OBIOL subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

OBIOL 202A - Oral Biology I View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 8)(TWO TERM, 62 HOURS)

Basic microscopic anatomy pertinent to the main body systems and a more detailed treatment of the structure and development of oral tissues, with special reference to the teeth and their supporting structures. Clinical examples and a demonstration lab will be used to enhance the teaching of basic anatomy.


OBIOL 202B - Oral Biology I View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 8)(TWO TERM, 62 HOURS)

Basic microscopic anatomy pertinent to the main body systems and a more detailed treatment of the structure and development of oral tissues, with special reference to the teeth and their supporting structures. Clinical examples and a demonstration lab will be used to enhance the teaching of basic anatomy.


OBIOL 302 - Oral Biology II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 39 HOURS)

A multidisciplinary course that examines the unique physiology, biochemistry and nutrition of oral structures. Topics will include functions of the periodontal tissues, the termporomandibular joint, mastication, deglutition, speech, special reflexes involving cranial nerves, receptors of the stomatognathic system, and salivary glands and relevance of saliva to caries. Oral manifestations of metabolic disease, the physiology of pain, and the role of nutrition in the development of oral tissues and the maintenance of oral health will also be discussed.


OBIOL 305A - Pathology View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 42 HOURS)

Introduction to the principles of pathology with consideration of the more common diseases affecting the human body. Visual differentiation between normal and abnormal tissues; the physiological and pathological changes which affect the teeth, their supporting structures and the oral mucosa, including oral manifestations of selected systemic disturbances.


OBIOL 305B - Pathology View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 42 HOURS)

Introduction to the principles of pathology with consideration of the more common diseases affecting the human body. Visual differentiation between normal and abnormal tissues; the physiological and pathological changes which affect the teeth, their supporting structures and the oral mucosa, including oral manifestations of selected systemic disturbances.


OBIOL 500 - Oral Biology I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Functional anatomy of head and neck, development, structure, function and biochemistry of connective tissues associated with the jaws and cell biology. Course offered in alternate years.


Starting: 2021-09-01

OBIOL 500 - Oral Biology I

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

(Embryology/Anatomy): Provides foundation in embryology and anatomy relevant for craniofacial biology (development, form, function) with relevance to clinical practice. The course covers concepts of developmental biology, genetics, and anatomy of the craniofacial complex and introduces some advanced concepts.


OBIOL 501 - Oral Biology II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A continuation of Oral Biology I. Craniofacial development and selected topics in physiology. Course offered in alternate years.


Starting: 2021-09-01

OBIOL 501 - Oral Biology II

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

(Physiology and Cellular Mechanisms): This course reviews concepts relevant for oral physiology and discusses underlying cellular mechanism. Focus is on foundational knowledge with relevance to clinical practice. Current and advanced concepts will be discussed.


OBIOL 607 - Conference Seminars in Oral Biology I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-3S-0)

This course will include seminars and conferences on selected aspects of oral biology. Continuous evaluation of student preparation and participation throughout the course will be used for assessment. This is an optional course open to students outside the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry by consent of the Chair, Department of Dentistry.


OBIOL 608 - Conference Seminars in Oral Biology II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-3S-0)

This is a continuation of DENT 607.


OBIOL 609A - Connective Tissue Research View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-1S-0)

This course will critically survey recent research on connective tissues and will aim to provide students practice in communicating research data.


OBIOL 609B - Connective Tissue Research View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-1S-0)

This course will critically survey recent research on connective tissues and will aim to provide students practice in communicating research data.