This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in dentistry. This module explores basic guidelines for examining a dental patient.
This module has been internally reviewed by a cross-disciplinary committee within University of Ghana prior to releasing as an Open Educational Resource.
Authors: Prof. E. A. Nyarko, Dr. Sandra Hewlett, Dr. Merley Newman-Nartey, Prof. Josephine Sackeyfio, Prof. Grace Parkins, Prof. Richard M. K. Adanu, Mr. Chris Andrew Yebuah.
Institution: University of Ghana
After completion of this tutorial, you should be able to:
- Identify all the extraoral and intraoral structures of interest.
- Identify the steps to be carried out in the examination of the dental patient.
- Perform a complete dental examination.
- Have a list of different diagnosis for your patient.
Examination of the Dental Patient
University of Ghana