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DEH 1206 Nutrition & Oral Health

An introduction to biochemistry and basic fundamentals of the science of nutrition, the role of nutrition in oral health and disease, nutrition standards and guidelines, nutrition and oral structures, nutrition through the life cycle, dietary analysis and nutritional counseling.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Relate the basic concepts of nutritional science to human physiology and general health.
  • Describe the relationship between nutrition and oral disease.
  • Describe the role of nutrient standards and guidelines for diet adequacy and health promotion.
  • Describe the nutrient needs in the development, growth and maintenance of oral structures.
  • Relate the role of nutrition for health promotion through the life cycle.
  • Describe basic principles of dietary analysis and nutritional counseling as part of comprehensive dental hygiene care.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Dental Health Sciences
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 123
Faculty: Moore
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Restricted to DEH Majors
Open Seats: 3
Meets: M from 11:00AM to 12:40PM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 3
Meets: M from
11:00AM to 12:40PM
Section: 101