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Dental Assistant Guide

Anatomy & Physiology

Anatomy and physiology teach you how the body works.  For a dental student, this understanding helps with how, when and why treatments and procedures are used and how they may affect the body. The library has a number of different resources from books to short videos to help you better understand the human body.  Below you will find some resources to get you started.  

Dental Anatomy eBooks

Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase

The Scientific and Medical Art (SMART) Imagebase is a great way to learn more about human anatomy and physiology. The collection includes images, video, and animations that showcase different parts of the body. 

You will be able to find videos and images relevant to your program by searching the term dentistry. 


Anatomy & Physiology eBooks

illustrated atlas of human anatomy
illustrated atlas of human physiology