Head & Neck Anatomy Refresher Course

Reinforce your knowledge

  • On-demand

  • Education method: Self-Study
  • Course type: Self-study, on-demand
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Sponsor(s): None
  • Conflict of interest: None 
  • Course provider: DentalToaster Study Club
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For the everyday RDH

Why this course?

The Head and Neck Anatomy Refresher Course is a comprehensive course designed to provide a detailed exploration of the anatomical regions and landmarks, bones, muscles, blood vessels, nerves, glands, lymphatic system, and the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) of the craniofacial region.

This course will refresh and reinforce your concepts of head and neck anatomy, specifically the anatomical structures in the craniofacial region and how they contribute to dental hygiene.  
Dear Toasties,

We designed this course with the everyday RDH in mind. We carefully review the most important topics that are relevant to you.

If you need to go back to basics, take this head and neck anatomy refresher course!
  • Course description

    This course will refresh and reinforce your concept of the head and neck anatomy, including the bones, muscles, blood vessels, nerves, glands, lymphatic system, and the temporomandibular joint with a special focus on structures related to the oral cavity. This knowledge will prove invaluable for dental dental hygienists as they provide oral care.
  •  Objectives

    • Know the anatomical regions of the head and neck, and identify key landmarks 
    • Study the bones comprising the cranium, face, and neck, with an emphasis on the features, functions, and articulations of these bones as pertaining to oral health
    • Explore the various muscles responsible for facial expressions, mastication, swallowing, and speech
    • Gain insights into the vascular and neural pathways, to comprehend pain referral patterns, and understand  and the potential implications for dental procedures.
    • Learn about the lymphatic drainage of the head and neck and its role in immunity and disease spread
    • Explore the anatomy, function, and potential disorders of the TMJ, and understand its relevance to dental health

Claire Jeong, RDH, MS

Claire is an entrepreneur, author, educator, researcher, and speaker. She is the founder of many education companies, including StudentRDH, DentalToaster and ProfessorRDH.

Her obsession with the brain and its power came from her mother’s influence, who has a PhD in Artificial intelligence from the 80s, and scanned her own daughter's brain to understand how to program the computer brain.

Claire is the 2019 Ontario Memory Champion. That means she can memorize decks of cards, hundreds of numbers and names, and random words within minutes. She used her own method, called WakeUp Memory™ system, to become the champion.

Thousands of students, teachers, and professionals use the system to learn effectively. 
To her audience’s testimony: “Learning is now addictive.”

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