WN13: Oral Cavity (video download)
Here, in a half-hour video program, Dr. Moran demonstrates the histology of the major components of the oral cavity in a lucid, entertaining manner. The microscopic anatomy of the teeth, gingiva, tongue, and salivary glands is related to their function in receiving, masticating, and enzymatically reacting with food that enters the oral cavity the first stage of the digestive system and digestive process. The histology of amnioblasts, which form enamel, and the odontoblasts which secrete dentin are shown. A favorite with beginning dental students.