Restorative Dentistry students and faculty at New York City College of Technology attended Dental Histology and Embriology lectures presented by Prof. Maria-Elena Bilello from the college's Dental Hygiene Department. The two lectures took place during RESD 1110 Tooth Morphology laboratory sessions and were arranged by Prof. Renata Budny, MBA, CDT, MDT.
Prof. Bilello shared her vast knowledge on topics of development of oral cavity including the development of mandible, maxilla, palate, and alveolar bone; and development of teeth with emphasis on development of enamel, dentin, root (cementum, pulp), and periodontal ligament. The lecture also covered the eruption of teeth.
The Restorative Dentistry students displayed great interest in the topics presented and asked many questions. The faculty and the students from the Department of Restorative Dentistry thanked Prof. Bilello for sharing her time and expertise to guide the future leaders of the dental laboratory technology profession.