Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Dental Anatomy

Dental Anatomy
Main language of instruction: Spanish

Other languages of instruction: Catalan, English,

Teaching staff

Dra. Maite Salagaray Garcia



Detailed knowledge of the anatomical structure and the role of thedentition of the human being is fundamental for the future dentist to able to successfully perform preventive and curative treatments.

The dental treatment is aimed at both restoring alterations of the dentition and their optimal form and function. Healthy dentition, both in form and function, is the model to imitate when performing procedures as diverse as prostheses, fillings, root canals or orthodontic treatments, and it is only by knowing the exact internal and external morphology of all the teeth that we can perform dental treatments with success.

 This course is essential for each and every one of the clinical disciplines that students will follow in the master.


  • Know the morphology and function of the stomatognathic apparatus including appropriate contents in specific Embryology, Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Know the morphology and function of the structures that make up the human dentition and the dental support structures
  • Recognize in the diagnostic tests by the image of the head and neck, the anatomical structures and identify possible morphological and functional alterations
  • Know the morphology and function of the stomatognathic apparatus, including appropriate contents of specific embryology, anatomy, histology and physiology
  • Know how to share information with other healthcare professionals and work as a team
  • Understand the importance of maintaining and using records with patient information for further analysis, preserving the confidentiality of the data.
  • Understand the basic biomedical sciences on which dentistry is based to ensure proper oral assistance
  • Know the scientific method and have a critical capacity to assess established knowledge and novel information. Being able to formulate hypotheses, collect and critically assess information for problem solving, following the scientific method