College of Dentistry Courses
BIOCD
BIOCD 7194 Biochemistry 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A survey of biochemistry for students in the health-related professions covering the structure and function of biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates), metabolism, molecular genetics, membrane organization, transmembrane signaling, and additional topics of specific interest.
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BIOCD 7291 Dental Biochemistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: BIOC 8101 Discuss current knowledge of saliva, periodontal disease, dental caries and fluoride metabolism. Prepare students through intense dental biochemistry topics, for National Board examinations.
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BIOCD 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter. Topics of special nature or of unusual interest to the individual student.
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CELLD
CELLD 7195 Human Structure for Dental Students 5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Human Structure will emphasize anatomy and development of function. Early development and functions of all regions of the body will be studied. Lectures will be supported by on-line resources. Detailed dissections will be performed on the thorax, abdomen and specifically the head and neck. Organ anomalies will illustrate embryological concepts.
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CELLD 7215 Human Embryology For Dental Students 1.5 hrs.
Fundamentals of human embryology from development of the human fetus from conception to term. This course deals with general trends in early development and consists of a review of organ anomalies as a tool for understanding embryological concepts.
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CELLD 7315 Neuroanatomy for Dentistry 1.5 hrs.
This course will provide the students with knowledge of the anatomy and circuitry of neural connections in the spinal cord and brain stem.
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CELLD 7425 General Histology 2.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Major features of cells, tissues, and organs, with special attention to areas of concern to dentists.
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CELLD 7525 Oral Histology 2.5 hrs.
The detailed structure and development of the dental tissues and associated orofacial structures.
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CELLD 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.

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DH
DH 3111 Pediatric Dentistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Overview of physical, emotional and developmental aspects specific to the child. Applied techniques for the child dental hygiene patient.
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DH 3113 Pharmacology 3 hrs.
Prerequisities: None. A general introduction to the use of the drugs as therapeutic agents in the framework of a systemic survey of major drug categories; consideration of the factors affecting the intensity of drug action.
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DH 3121 Geriatric Dentistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. This course provides an overview of the increasing influences of the elderly population upon the future delivery of dental services. The scope of the course ranges from discussions of the systemic and oral manifestations of aging, polypharmacy, history and treatment planning, to specific protocols directed at caring for behavioral changes associated with Alzheimer's diseases, pseudodementias, nutritional deficiencies, postmenopausal osteoporosis, and other specific disease entities pertinent to the aging patient. The course is designed to be interdisciplinary with presentations given by experts in different specialty areas of geriatric medicine, dentistry and gerontology.
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DH 3242 General and Oral Histology 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Study of the microscopic structure of the tissues of the body and the oral cavity, with emphasis on the development of oral structures.
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DH 3271 Dental Morphology 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Introduction to the anatomy, functions and structure of the teeth with emphasis on tooth identification and dental terminology.
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DH 3312 Clinical Dental Hygiene I 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. This course emphasizes practical application of fundamental concepts and principles of patient care discussed in CDH Theory I. Emphasis is placed upon developmetn of skills and dexterity necessary for routine dental hygiene treatment. Also includes rotation through various clinics to acquaint the student with different aspects of clinical dentistry.
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DH 3313 Clinical Dental Hygiene Theory I 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Introduction to theory of the dental hygiene process of care and the practice of dental hygiene. Students will become acquainted with concepts necessary to provide competent dental hygiene care. Principles of basic instrumentation, prevention of disease transmission, patient assessement procedures, treatment interventions, and introduction to clinical protocol are included.
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DH 3322 Oral Diagnosis 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 3313 or Permission. Rationale for and methods of gathering data needed for diagnosis of oral conditions, including medical and dental history taking, examinations of the head, neck, and oral cavity and review of radiographs.
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DH 3323 Clinical Dental Hygiene II 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH3312 Students begin provision of DH care to patients with relatively uncomplicated needs. Students continue rotations that may include various COD clinics, institutional settings, and/or private offices. Rotation experiences include assisting, exposing and developing radiographs and observation of sterilization.
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DH 3342 Head and Neck Anatomy 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Introduction to basic terminology, location, description and physiology relative to head and neck anatomy. Designed to provide a working fundamental knowledge of principles of neurologic, vascular, osseous, and muscular sybsystems. Particular emphasis is placed on entities that by form and or function apply to the clinical practice of dental hygiene.
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DH 3411 Applied Dental Materials 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Laboratory course to provide experiences to prepare the student for the clinical applications of dental materials used in dental hygiene practice.
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DH 3421 Oral Radiography II 1 hrs.
Basic radiation physics, biological effects of radiation, exposure procedures, development procedures (darkroom technique) and radiation safety. Laboratory included.
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DH 3422 Clinical Dental Hygiene Theory II 2 hrs.
Prerequisite: DH 3313 Provides expansion of knowledge to provide dental hygiene treatment, including ultrasonic instrumentation, root planing, sealants, and dentinal hypersensitivity and implant maintenance. Students are introduced to self-assessment in the clinical environment, prosthetic appliance care and DH treatment of orthodontic patients. Presentation of DH case study that includes medical emergency is required.
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DH 3423 Oral Radiography I 3 hrs.
This course introduces the dental application of radiography including the nature of ioniing radiation and principles of x-ray production, biologic effects and radiation protection and safety. It introduces intraoral and extraoral radiographs and specific landmarks. The course prepares the student for preclinical and clinical radiography in the Spring semester.
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DH 3441 Dental Materials Science 1 hrs.
Methods and materials used in the replacement or restoration of teeth. Laboratory included.
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DH 3511 Health Education 1 hrs.

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DH 3513 Preventive Dentistry 3 hrs.
Historical development and current status of dental hygiene as the preventive auxiliary in dentistry; ethical responsibilities of the dental hygienist; individual and community methods of prevention as part of the specialties of dentistry; introduction to communication skills needed in working with patients.
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DH 3523 Dental Hygiene Research Methods 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. The basic priniciples of Research Methodology and Biostatistics as they apply to the practice of dental hygiene. Emphasis will be placed on critical evaluation of scientific literature, research design and scientific writing.
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DH 3960 Honors Readings 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program. Honors reading will consist of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours.
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DH 3970 Honors Seminar 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program. The projects covered in this course will vary. The content will deal with concepts not usually presented in regular coursework. Maximum credit six hours.
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DH 3980 Honors Research 1-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to Honors Program. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted honors candidate to work a special project in the student's field. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours.
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DH 3993 Honors Colloquium 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Admission to Honors Program. An interdepartmental course involving two or more instructors from different departments developed and approved by the honors program director and listed in each departmental honors program. Students are required to enroll in the colloquium under their major departmental number.
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Independent Study

DH 4144 Oral Pathology 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Physiology of disease in the human body, principles of recognition, and rationale for prevention. Emphasis on oral pathology and on clinical ramifications of systemic disease in the dental patient.
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DH 4331 Clinical Rotations I 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 3314 and DH 3324. Practical experiences in various clinical aspects of general and specialty dentistry. Includes assisting and observing dental students, residents and faculty providing dental care to patients. Students will provide dental hygiene services to patients in selected settings to observe the integration of clinical dental hygiene within the field of dentistry.
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DH 4332 Dental Hygiene Process of Care 2 hrs.
Prerequisite: DH 3422. This course is designed to begin preparing the learner for transition to practitioner. Includes theory and practice of advanced instrumentation techniques and care of patients with complex medical problems.
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DH 4336 Clinical Dental Hygiene III 6 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 4332. Continuation of supervised clinical practice, with emphasis on meeting the needs of patients with special needs and/or complex medical problems. Self-assessment is an integral part of the learning experience.
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DH 4341 Clinical Rotations II 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 4331 and DH 4338. A continuation of DH 4331 with emphasis on the clinical application of principles of patient evaluation, oral hygiene instruction, periodontal debridement and adjunct services within general and speciality dental practice experiences.
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DH 4401 Periodontics I 1 hrs.
Introduction to etiology and clinical description of periodontal diseases; therapeutic rationale and techniques from initial examination through presurgical reevaluation.
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DH 4411 Dental Hygiene Practice Management 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Study of the administrative roles and responsibilities needed for dental hygiene practice, including relevant business aspects of dentistry and the integral contributions of the dental hygienist to the oral healthcare team. Personal career development planning will also be considered, including job search considerations and strategies, and employment factors.
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DH 4413 Senior Capstone Seminar 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 3523 The critical evaluation of scientific literature and its incorporation into an independent study or a research project on some aspect of dentistry from which conclusions are written in a scholarly paper and presented orally.
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Independent Study

DH 4421 Ethics and Jurisprudence 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Basic tenets of the law as it applies to dentistry and dental hygiene. Study of professional ethics with the goal of promoting ethical dialogue, conduct and reasoning. Topics of discussion include defining the ethical organization, and the ADHA Code of Ethics, dealing with conflicting values, and responding to unethical behavior.
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DH 4442 Advanced Clinical Dental Hygiene 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 3314, DH 3324, DH 4332 Through seminar and lecture students explore clinical issues as they arise and learn advanced dental hygiene principles, and additional clinical functions performed by hygienists. The emphasis is to broaden the student's perspective of dental hygiene practice.
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DH 4446 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV 6 hrs.
Prequisites: DH 4336 Final semester of supervised clinical practice with an emphasis on transition to dental hygiene practice. Continuation of care for patients with complex medical problems, and additional clinical functions performed by dental hygienists.
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DH 4472 Pain Control for Dental Hygiene Care 2 hrs.
Pain control by the use of local anesthesia agents used in dentistry.
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DH 4501 Periodontics II 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 4401 or permission. Introduction to periodontal surgical procedures, including rationale and techniques in coordination with systemic and other dental health problems.
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DH 4541 Community Health Practicum 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. Implementation and evaluation of community dental health programs in selected community settings. Critical evaluation of scientific literature and its incorporation into an independent study or a research project on some aspect of dentistry from which conclusions are written in a scholarly paper and presented orally at a professional dental meeting.
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DH 4552 Community Health Issues 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Principles of community health including the social, cultural, political, psychological and economic factors that which influence the utilization and delivery of dental health services within the health care system. Includes the epidemiological patterns of oral diseases and community dental health program planning.
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DH 4601 Periodontics III 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: DH 4401 and DH 4501 or Permissions. Advanced periodontal therapy related to other clinical disciplines including orthodontics, endodontics, fixed and removable prosthodontics.
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DH 4950 Research in Dental Hygiene 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Research technique at the undergraduate level. Research topics which can be completed within the semester will be selected by students with faculty guidance.
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DH 4960 Directed Reading in Dental Hygiene 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Elective for students who wish to pursue library research on topics in dental hygiene.
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DH 4990 Special Studies in Dental Hygiene 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Elective for students who wish to devote time to delineating a special problem and solving that problem with guidance from a faculty member.
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DMS
DMS 7191 Introductory Principles of Materials Science 1 hrs.
Introduction to structures and properties of materials; behavior of ceramics, polymers and metals; fundamentals of composite and alloy structures; physical and chemical properties as related to structure.
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DMS 7291 Applied Dental Materials I 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: DMS 7191 (Introductory Principles of Materials Science) Composition, Manipulation and properties of dental bonding systems, cements, impression materials, finishing and polishing materials, tooth bleaching systems, and materials used in the dental casting procedure. Introduction to physical, chemical, and clinical properties of dental materials; terminology, dental uses, composition, laboratory and clinical manipulation, and current research.
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DMS 7391 Applied Dental Materials II 1 hrs.
Continuation of Applied Dental Materials I, with emphasis on impression materials, noble and non-noble alloys, porcelain, dental casting procedures, and overview of present uses of dental materials.
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DMS 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Elective.
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DSA
DSA 7191 Fundamentals of Dental Practice 1 hrs.

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DSA 7291 Cariology and Fluorides 1 hrs.
Presents basic concepts underlying the etiology of dental caries and those factors that can be altered to inhibit or decrease the level of disease. There is special emphasis on the use of fluoride to prevent the carious process.
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DSA 7392 Phenomenology of Individual Behavior 2 hrs.
A profile of the development of man dealing with emotions, mental mechanisms, personality theory, growth and development, and learning, and integrating these factors into practical issues for the dentist-patient interface.
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DSA 7491 Research Methods 1 hrs.
Introduction to epidemiology. Includes association of variables, hypothesis formation, survey design and problems in clinical trials, in addition to basic demographic concepts, nature, and composition of rates and their use. Also included are the theory of measurements and distributions, testing of significance of differences, etc.
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DSA 7592 Communications Interviewing 2 hrs.
Introduction to techniques of communication and information gathering in relation to patient, assistant and supervisor, using the model of transactional analysis.
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DSA 7791 Introduction to Ethics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Introduction to Ethics provides first year dental students with foundational concepts of ethics and professionalism. Topics covered include the history of dentistry, legal and regulatory issues, and the core values of the ADA Code of Ethics.
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DSA 7891 Community Dentistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Community Dentistry introduces first year dental students to concepts of community health, health disparities, and oral health care delivery systems. Student activities include lectures, assigned readings, developing a community oral health profile, and developing a presentation targeting a specific oral health issue.
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DSA 7991 Evidence-based Dentistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Evidence-based Dentistry introduces first year dental students to the process of accessing and analyzing sources of scientific information and how to apply those in clinical practice. Student activities include lectures, assigned readings, reviewing journal articles, and developing and presenting a brief research protocol.
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DSA 8105 Clinical Record Keeping and Patient Management I 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed the academic, preclinical, and clinic orientation sessions for dental years 1 and 2 and must be a student in good standing promoted to the third year. Ongoing assessment of the clinical protocol and practice and patient management based on the guidelines and directives issued by the clinical teaching departments and the director of clinics. It involves an assessment of the daily implementation and adherence to the guidelines of the "Protocol for Clinic Practice Manual."
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DSA 8291 Introduction to Practice Management 1 hrs.
Fundamentals of administering a dental practice, including selection of location, financing, office machines, records, bookkeeping system, fee determination, cost accounting, tax obligations and relations with other professionals.
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DSA 8305 Clinical Record Keeping And Patient Management II 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: Students must have successfully complete the Fall and Spring semesters of the third year. Ongoing assessment of the clinical protocol and practice and patient management based on the guidelines and directives issued by the clinical teaching departments and the director of clinics. It involves an assessment of the daily implementation and adherence to the guidelines of the "Protocol for Clinical Practice Manual."
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Independent Study

DSA 8491 Geriatric Dentistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Overview of the increasing influences of the elderly population upon the future delivery of dental services. Discussion of systemic and oral manifestations of aging, polypharmacy, history, treatment planning, specific protocols directed at caring for behavioral changes associated with Alzheimer's diseases, pseudodementias, nutritional deficiencies, postmenopausal osteoporosis, and other specific disease entities pertinent to the aging patient. Designed to be interdisciplinary with presentations given by experts in different specialty areas of geriatric medicine, dentistry, gerontology, and student participation/experience at off-site care facility.
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DSA 8592 Advanced Practice Management 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: DSA 8291 Introduction to Practice Management. Overview of the organization, financing, and regulations of the private dental care delivery system. Description of government programs providing dental care; introduction to Native American culture as it impacts on health status; description of the oral health status of Native Americans and public programs designed to meet their needs. Practical presentation and discussion on how to organize and conduct a dental practice.
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DSA 8691 Psychological Basis For Dental Practice 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Utilizing principles of psychodynamics to understand and motivate patients while minimizing patient fear and anxiety through effective communication and integrating psychology and dentistry to employ sound management principles in a dental practice.
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DSA 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.

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DSA 9105 Clinical Record Keeping and Patient Management III 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed the third year and be promoted to the fourth year. Ongoing assessment of the clinical protocol and practice and patient management based on the guidelines and directives issued by the clinical teaching departments and the director of clinics. It involves an assessment of the daily implementation and adherence to the guidelines of the "Protocol for Clinic Practice Manual."
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Independent Study

DSA 9291 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Dentistry 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Review of principles of practice administration and ethical/legal obligations of the dentist, including issues of 3rd party government and/or private payors, OSHA requirements, and Code of Ethics.
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DSA 9325 Senior Externship I 2.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: Completion of third year requirements. This course is designed to provide extramural training and education in off-site clinics, and service delivery experience for all dental students to better prepare them for the practice of dentistry. The externship program will provide students with the opportunity to acquire an appreciation of the patient as an individual and an understanding of the community of which the patient belongs.
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DSA 9505 Clinical Record Keeping and Patient Management IV 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed the third year Fall semester. Ongoing assessment of the clinical protocol and practice and patient management based on the guidelines and directives issued by the clinical teaching departments and the director of clinics. It involves an assessment of the daily implementation and adherence to the guidelines of the "Protocol for Clinic Practice Manual."
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DSA 9692 Externship II 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: Completion of Preceptorship I and all third year requiements. This course provides extramural training in off-site locations such as hospitals, private practices, Indian health hospitals, community health centers, etc. in practice management and patient management. It also includes treatment planning and clinical therapy of special population groups. Provides training in community and professional relations.
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Internship

ENDO
ENDO 7125 Endodontics I 0-2.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Yearlong course: Enrollment with zero hours in fall term and 2.5 credit hours in spring term. Introduction to endodontics, including surgical and non-surgical techniques and the relations of endodontic therapy to pathology, physiology, histology and microbiology.
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ENDO 8191 Endodontics II 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Endodontics I. The students must know why treatment is accomplished in the manner learned in the sophomore year. They must know the clinical variables in diagnosis, treatment planning, emergencies, pain, evaluation of the treated case and know the histology and microbiology of the endodontium as it relates to total health care. The object of this course is to supplement the student's clinical experiences with biological data.
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ENDO 8291 Clinical Endodontics I 0-1 hrs.
Prerequisites: ENDO 7125 Yearlong Course Diagnosing and treating pulpally involved teeth so patients will have a pain free experience and predictable postoperative course. Clinical experience in providing endodontic care including treatment planning, diagnostic work-ups, treatment, post retained and other closures. A minimum of 14 canals must be treated prior to graduation.
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ENDO 8305 Clinical Endodontics II 0.5 hrs.
Clinical experience in providing endodontic care including treatment planning, diagnostic work-ups, treatment, post retained and other closures.
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Clinical

ENDO 8405 Clinical Endodontics III 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: Clinical Endodontics II Clinical experience in providing endodontic care including treatment planning, diagnostic work-ups, treatment, post retained & other closures.
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ENDO 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Special topics
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ENDO 9191 Endodontics III 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Endodontics I and II. Exposes the students to more advanced concepts of endodontics. Know the indications and contraindications and methodology required to accomplish: apexification/apexogenesis, endodontic surgery, reimplantation and root resection. In addition, learn about other commonly used treatment methods and be able to compare each with the method they are utilizing in the program. Able to recognize difficult treat situations and use referral whenever the case difficulty indicates.
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ENDO 9205 Clinical Endodontics III 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9002 and 9003.
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ENDO 9215 Clinical Endodontics II 0-1.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: ENDO 7125; ENDO 8191; and ENDO 8291 Yearlong Course Continuation of Clinical Endodontics I
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ENDO 9305 Clinical Endodontics V 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of ENDO 8205, 8305, and 8405.
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ENDO 9925 Introduction to Teaching Preclinical Endodontics 0.5-2.5 hrs.
Second semester senior student who has demonstrated excellence in endodontics. Experience in teaching second year students basic endodontic techniques. By invitation only.
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ENDO 9991 Nickel-Titanium Rotary Instrumentation 1 hrs.
Lecture/laboratory course intended to introduce students who have a solid foundation in the principles of hand root canal therapy, to automate nickel-titanium (Ni-Ti) root canal intrumentation. An understanding of N-Ti metallurgy, advanced endodontice principles, and how various instrument systems differ in philosophy and technique are required.
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FPRO
FPRO 7125 Fixed Prosthodontics I 2.5 hrs.
Fundamentals of cast gold restorations, including preparation of teeth, impressions, casts and dies, wax patterns, investing, and casting.
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FPRO 7293 Fixed Prosthodontics II 3 hrs.
A continuation of FPRO 8301, including tooth preparations, fabrication of posterior mandibular bridge, partial fabrication of maxillary anterior bridge, fabrication of dowel core, atypical preparations on extracted teeth and treatment planning.
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FPRO 8125 Fixed Prosthodontics III 2.5 hrs.
A continuation of FPRO 8302, including design of pontics, fabrication of maxillary posterior bridge and design and fabrication of porcelain fused to metal crowns.
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FPRO 8215 Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics I 0-1.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Application of knowledge and skills gained from previous prerequisite courses to patients, including diagnosis and treatment planning and the development of skill in fabricating precision cast restorations that will function in a biologic environment. Year long course
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FPRO 8315 Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics II 1.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9302 (summer year 3).
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FPRO 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Topics of special nature or of unusual interest to the individual student. May be repeated with change of subject matter.
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FPRO 9192 Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics III 2 hrs.
A continuation of 9312.
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FPRO 9293 Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics IV 3 hrs.
A continuation of 9313.
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FPRO 9991 Diagnosis/Restoration of Complex Restorative Cases 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Course considers the evaluation of complex restorative cases from a comprehensive perspective. Emphasis will be placed on thorough diagnosis and technical excellence. The diagnosis, equilibration, and diagnostic wax-up of mounted study casts will be presented along with concepts of preparation design, tissue management, impression technique and provisional restoration fabrication. This will include an in-depth analysis of considerations for an optimum occlusion, considerations for evaluating vertical dimension of occlusion and various restorative sequences utilized to segment treatment in a complex restorative case. Mounted casts of two patients with severe wear (one horizontal, one vertical) will be evaluated, diagnosed and diagnostically waxed. This hands-on exercise will provide better insight to proper restorative sequence for complex restorative cases.
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FPRO 9993 Introduction to Teaching of Fixed Prosthodontics 3 hrs.
Under the supervision of the regular course director, the student will assist second year students in fixed prosthodontics preclinical techniques course and will prepare one teaching aid (model, slide series, etc.) for a 30 minute lecture and will participate in the evaluation of daily work and practical exam.
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IMPL
IMPL 8192 Oral Implantology I 2 hrs.
Same didactic course with laboratory addition to provide the students a hands on experience with the fixed and removable implant supported prostheses.
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IMPL 9105 Oral Implantology II 0-1 hrs.
Oral Implantology II is an introductory clinical course designed to provide hands on training in dental implantology to the dental students. This course will be an overview in patient care, implant maintenance, implant prostheses fabrication and modification. Year-long course: enrollment with no hours fall term: enrollment with hours spring term.
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MID
MID 7135 Microbiology and Immunology for Dental Students 3.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Fundamentals of microbiology and immunology related to dentistry. The laboratory component incorporates small group discussion and problem-based learning around relevant case-based scenarios. Both basic science and clinical faculty are involved in teaching.
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MID 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Special Studies
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OCCL
OCCL 7125 Dental Morphology 2.5 hrs.
Introduction to the anatomy and functions of the teeth and jaws. Specific objectives are tooth identification, dental terminology and the techniques of reproducing tooth form by carving in dental waxes.
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OCCL 7225 Articulation and Occlusion 2.5 hrs.
Essential factors of dental occlusion, mandibular movements, and their simulation by use of the articulator.
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OCCL 7305 Clinical Occlusion I 0.5 hrs.
Occlusal evaluation, development of a plan of treatment and providing necessary treatment for each new patient.
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OCCL 8105 Clinical Occlusion II 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 8406.
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OCCL 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Special Topics
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OCCL 9105 Clinical Occlusion III 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9401.
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OD
OD 7191 Oral Radiology 1 hrs.
Fundamentals of radiation physics, biological effect of x- radiation, radiation safety, radiographic quality and intraoral and extraoral radiographic techniques correlated with laboratory-clinic sessions emphasizing the long-cone parallelling techniques.
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OD 7292 Radiographic Interpretation and Technique 2 hrs.
Correlated with laboratory-clinic sessions emphasizing the long-cone parallelling techniques. Introduction to interpretation of radiographs,starting with the normal, followed by pathologic conditions including numbers and shapes of teeth, dental caries, periodontal disease, radiolucent adn radiopaque lesions of the jaws, plus radiography of the soft tissues. Students will practice various intraoral and extraoral radiography techniques on models.
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OD 7392 Oral Diagnosis 2 hrs.
Fundamentals of oral diagnosis including history taking, clinical examination, radiographic examination, supplemental diagnostic aids, diagnosis, and treatment planning.
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OD 7405 Preventive Clinical Adult 0.5 hrs.
Application of principles and techniques learned in preceding clinical courses to the first assigned adult non-dental student patient, including history, plaque control, complete examination diagnostic informaton, prophylaxis, articulated casts, diagnosis and tentative treatment plan.
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OD 7505 Alchohol and Drug Education 0.5 hrs.
Based on the lifestyle risk reduction model of prevention, the course is designed to reduce risk of any type of alcohol, drug related problem at any point in life.
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OD 7615 Patient Contact 1.5 hrs.
Orientation to patient care in the clinics through practicing and evaluating the following procedures on patients: prevention, examination/diagnosis, treatment planning, simple restorative therapy and simple periodontic therapy.
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Clinical

OD 7791 Patient Contact Diagnosis 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: OD 7405 An extention of OD 7615 to provide additional experience in the examination, diagnosis, and planning of treatment for clinic patients.
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Clinical

OD 7891 Radiographic Interpretation Seminars 0-1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Passing of OD 7191 and OD 7292 Radiographic interpretation is the ability to read radiographic images of patients. It is a process of determining diagnostic quality of the images, recognition of normal radiographic anatomy, and abnormalities, which is significant in the assembly of a treatment plan. Student activities include assigned readings, interpretation with faculty and exams. (Yearlong course)
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OD 8105 Treatment Planning I 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Fundamentals of treatment planning including summarizing findings and diagnoses, establishing ideal and alternative treatment plans, and proper sequencing and coordination of care.
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OD 8115 Clinical Oral Diagnosis I 1.5 hrs.
The application of diagnostic techniques and the management of dental emergencies including the completion of various radiographic surveys, the examination of a large number of patients with a wide variety of conditions and the diagnosis and treatment of patients with dental emergencies.
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Clinical

OD 8215 Clinical Oral Diagnosis II 1.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9501, with increasing experience dealing with more complex diagnostic problems.
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Clinical

OD 8292 Oral Medicine and Therapeutics 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: OD 7191, OD 7392, OP 7235, PHARMD 7194 This course presents dental management of patients whose complex medical histories may alter the delivery of dental therapy. The course will reinforce diagnostic and treatment planning skills acquired in previous Oral Diagnosis and Radiology courses and integrate information from Oral Pathology, Systemic Pathology and Pharmacology.
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Lecture

OD 8315 Clinical Oral Diagnosis III 1.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9501 and 9502.
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Clinical

OD 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.

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Lecture

OD 9192 Correlation Seminar 2 hrs.
Correlation of basic sciences to clinical decision making through case presentation, by students, to class and faculty consultants.
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Discussion

OD 9315 Clinical Oral Diagnosis IV 1.5 hrs.
A continuation of Oral Diagnosis 9503, with greater independence and improved clinical judgment expected.
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Clinical

OD 9491 Clinical Oral Diagnosis V 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9506. Complete independence and sound clinical judgment are expected.
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Clinical

OD 9591 Comprehensive Dentistry I 1-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: DSIV standing This course is clinically based and involves one or more of the following disciplines: Community Denistry, Endodontics, Fixed Prosthodontics, Implantology, Operative Denistry, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Periodontics, or Removable Prosthodontics. It will allow students to obtain additional clinical experience in disciplines where competency has not been achieved.
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Clinical

OD 9610 Comprehensive Dentistry II 1-10 hrs.
Prerequisites: DSIV standing This course is clinically based and involves one of more of the following disciplines: Community Dentistry, Endodontics, Fixed Prosthodontics, Implantology, Operative Dentistry, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Surgery, Orthondontics, Pedodontics, Periodontics, or Removable Prosthodontics. It will allow students to obtain additional clinical experience in disciplines where competency has not been achieved.
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Clinical

OP
OP 7192 General Pathology for Dental Students 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Fundamentals of general pathology, with a focus on pathological mechanisms as foundational knowledge for subsequent courses in systemic and oral pathology. Additional areas covered include environmental and nutritional diseases, genetic disorders, infectious diseases, and diseases of infancy and childhood.
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Lecture

OP 7235 Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 3.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. Systematic approach to disease, focusing on the oral cavity and related oral systems.
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Lecture
Laboratory

OP 7293 Systemic Pathology for Dental Students 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Systemic approach to diseases focusing on the following organ systems: cardiovascular, renal, endocrine, respiratory, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, hematologic, genetic, and nervous system diseases. Abnormalities or hemostasis, and disorders of the immune system are also covered.
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Lecture

OP 8990 Special Studies 8-23 hrs.

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Lecture

OPDT
OPDT 7192 Operative Dentistry I - Preclinical Theory 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: DMS 7191 & OCCL 7125 The theory of cavity preparation, instrumentation, principles of operative dentistry techniques, and the selection, manipulation, and utilization of various restorative materials.
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Lecture

OPDT 7292 Preclinical Operative Dentistry II 0-2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Yearlong course: Enrollment with zero hours in summer term and 2.0 credit hours in fall term. Advanced didactic and laboratory instruction in operative dentistry, including new dental materials, complex restorations, alternative uses of materials, plus principles and techniques concerning direct filling gold.
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Lecture
Laboratory

OPDT 7293 Operative Dentistry I Laboratory Course 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: Dental Materials-DMS 7191 & Dental Morphology-OCCL 7125 Simulation laboratory course that allows the application of theory of cavity preparation, instrumentation, principles of operative dentistry techniques; and the selection, manipulation, and utilization of various restorative materials which are concurrently taught in the Operative Dentistry I Preclinical Theory Course.
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Laboratory

OPDT 7391 Operative Clinic I 1 hrs.
Application of principles and procedures learned in 8451 and 8452 to clinic patients, e.g., simple operative procedures on patients for whom the student must make an appropriate diagnosis, develop a plan of treatment, and subsequently carry out the treatment.
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Clinical

OPDT 8193 Operative Dentistry Clinic II 0-3 hrs.
Prerequisites: OPDT 7192, OPDT 7293, OPDT 7292, OPDT 7391 (Preclinical Operative I and II, Clinical Operative I) Yearlong course A continuation of Operative Clinic I (OPDT 7391) with the management of increasingly complex cases and the expectation of increasing competency.
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Clinical

OPDT 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Topics of special nature or of unusual interest to the individual student.
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Clinical

OPDT 9191 Operative Clinic V 1 hrs.
A continuation of the Operative Clinical Program with increasing competency; performance with decreasing supervision, assuming more independence in patient management; independent clinical judgment is encouraged and evaluated more stringently.
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Clinical

OPDT 9291 Operative Clinic VI 1 hrs.
A completion of operative treatment on all patients; emphasis on process of treatment rather than final product; required participation in simulated state board examinations.
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Clinical

OPDT 9905 Preparation for WREB Dental Examination 0.5 hrs.
Orientation to the successful completion of the Western Regional Examining Board (WREB) Cinical Licensing Examination.
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Lecture

OPDT 9915 Advanced Operative Dentistry 1.5 hrs.
Designed to develop a high degree of skill and confidence in treating difficult operative situations.
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Lecture

OPDT 9992 Introduction to Teaching of Preclinical Operative Dentistry 2 hrs.
Experience in teaching first year dental students operative dentistry.
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Lecture

ORTH
ORTH 5502 Principles And Practice Of Orthodontics 2 hrs.
Trace the history of orthodontics, its early development as an art and science. The basic problems associated with the establishment of orthodontic diagnosis, various theories of etiology of malocclusion, early treatment vs. late treatment, various treatment mechanics and their critical evaluation.
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Discussion

ORTH 5522 Developmental And Educational Psychology In Orthodontics 2 hrs.
The study and application of pertinent concepts and principles in developmental and educational psychology, concentrating in behavior modification, stage theory, cognitive theory and contemporary approaches to patient care as observed from infancy through adolescence in particular but with a "life span" orientation for all aged patients seeking orthodontic care.
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Lecture

ORTH 5531 Orthodontic Techniques 1 hrs.
Comprehensive laboratory skills in wire bending, soldering, model trimming and manipulation of self-curing resins will be demonstrated. The student will perform various exercises to acquire the required skills.
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Lecture

ORTH 5532 Orthodontic Mgt Of Patients W/Cleft Lip/Palate/Other Anomalies 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Deals with diagnosis and treatment of patients with cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial anomalies. These anomalies have a strong impact on the development of teeth, dental occlusion and harmony in the craniofacial complex. The course will relate to the management of these various problems and the multidisciplinary approach required to achieve optimum esthetic and functional results. This course is given over a year period of time, but the student receives credit for it in the second semester of the course. Year long course.
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Clinical

ORTH 5541 Materials Science For The Dental Specialties 1 hrs.
Properties and structures of various cements, metals and alloys used in clinical orthodontics.
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Lecture

ORTH 5551 Advanced Orthdodontic Techniques 1 hrs.
The more advanced techniques of patient banding and treatment of malocclusion will be demonstrated. The student will perform these skills utilizing a typodont in preparation for treatment of patients.
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Clinical

ORTH 5561 Articulation And Occlusion 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Provides a basic understanding and philosophy in the subject of occlusion and the physiology of the stomatognathic system. It includes the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders.
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Lecture

ORTH 5581 Roentgenographic Cephalometry 1 hrs.
Principles of cephalometric roentgenography. Method of tracing and analyzing the radiographs, calculation and estimation of errors in this radiographic technique. Cephalometric analyses will be discussed.
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Lecture

ORTH 5701 Craniofacial Growth 1 hrs.
The mechanisms, principles and regulations of human craniofacial complex and the factors influencing physical growth and development. Methods for evaluating dental, skeletal and other determinants of physiologic age will be integrated with the assessment of growth changes from serial cephalometric radiographs.
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Lecture

ORTH 5711 Community Research Methods 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The course presents methodological issues important to clinical research of importance are formulation of a research question, methods of analyzing the data, data collection, and submission of a protocol for research. Also to be covered are statistical methods of analyzing for various data to include parametric and non-parametric methods of analysis, frequency data, simple linear regression and correlation. The course is offered during the first years of graduate study for the orthodontic graduate students. We require this course be offered prior to the student's enrollment in ORTH 5980 since it provides fundamental principles of research. One credit hour over 16 weeks is adequate for this.
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Discussion

ORTH 5731 Preventive Periodontics 1 hrs.
Factors affecting periodontal health with special emphasis on the role of malocclusions will be studied. Development of occlusal disharmonies and periodontal health. The periodontal pathology in hyper and hypoocclusion and methods of promoting oral hygiene and oral health will be discussed. The course will include discussion of orthodontic appliances, adjunctive to periodontal treatment.
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Discussion

ORTH 5732 Biomechanics & The Biology of Tooth Movement 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Histological and biophysical aspects of orthodontics. Biological mechanical and engineering principles applicable to orthodontic appliances will be discussed.
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Lecture

ORTH 5741 Advanced Studies In Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine 1 hrs.
Complex multidisciplinary problems in oral diagnosis, role of general factors in relation to dental disease and interaction between the different dental specialties will be discussed. The role of dental radiography in diagnosis and treatment of orthodontic problems with emphasis on radiation hygiene will be discussed.
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Lecture

ORTH 5761 Etiology, Genetics And Care Of The Exceptional Patient 1 hrs.
The orthodontist's role in caring for the handicapped child. The course covers assessment of the value of the team approach in caring for handicapped children and recognition of the genetic, medical, dental and psychosocial problems of families with handicapped children.
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Lecture

ORTH 5771 Graduate Practice Administration 1 hrs.
Organization of practice, recruitment and selection of auxiliary personnel, orientation and training auxiliary personnel. Planning and decision making concerning a practice and organization and/or planning facility design in selection of equipment.
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Lecture

ORTH 5801 Advanced Oral Histology And Pathology 1 hrs.
The objective of this course is to build on the preexisting base of knowledge in the area of pathology, oral pathology and histology. The course will be directed at preparing the student for both clinical application of pathologic data and the use of pathologic data as a research tool. Both preexisting study sets and daily accessioned material in the oral pathology lab will be used in the teaching program.
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Lecture

ORTH 5940 Clinical Practice 1-14 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The clinical practice utilizes approximately 50% of the graduate orthodontics curriculum time. The student is assigned about 40 patients presenting a variety of malocclusion. Each patient receives a diagnostic work-up and a complete analysis of the problem in a faculty/student conference. The student is encouraged to utilize a range of diagnostic procedures and develop a treatment plan.
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Clinical

ORTH 5950 Research Methods In Dentistry 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Introduction to research principles and practices on a designed research problem.
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Independent Study

ORTH 5960 Directed Readings In Dentistry 1-4 hrs.
May be repeated with change in subject matter; maximum credit four hours. Discussion and reports on assigned readings relative to different divisions in orthodontics.
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Discussion

ORTH 5970 Research Methods in Dentistry 1-2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The course presents methodological issues important to clinical research of importance are formulation of a research question, methods of analyzing the data, data collection, and submission of a protocol for research. Also to be covered are statistical methods of analysis for various data to include parametric and non-parametric methods of analysis, frequency data, simple linear regression and correlation. May be repeated; Maximum credit eight hours.
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Discussion

ORTH 5980 Research For Master's Thesis 1-2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None The student completes an original individual research project which must be defended successfully as a requirement for the master's degree. It will encompass a critical review of literature, statement of the problem, methods and materials, results and conclusions. May be repeated; Maximum credit eleven hours.
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Independent Study

ORTH 5990 Special Studies In Dentistry 1-4 hrs.
Prerequisites: Appropriate basic courses in orthodontics, permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit eight hours. Qualified students may work independently on topics of special interest. Individualized discussions, guided readings and laboratory included. May be repeated; Maximum credit eight hours.
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Independent Study

ORTH 7191 Dentofacial Growth & Development 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Introduction to dentofacial growth and development; development of the dentitions and speech; dentofacial development of patients with cleft lip/cleft palate and introduction to management of patients with cleft lip/cleft palate; introduction to orthodontic cephalometrics; comparisons of dental and chronologic age and maturity indicators.
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Lecture

ORTH 7225 Developmental Dentistry Orthodontics 2.5 hrs.
Fundamentals of fabrication of orthodontic appliances, including the various manipulative components plus application of appliances to typodonts for comprehension.
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Lecture
Laboratory

ORTH 7391 Orthodontic Diagnosis 1 hrs.
Principles in collection of diagnostic information including dental and health history, clinical and radiographic examinations, orthodontic study models, photographs, and cephalometric and cast evaluations. Analysis of this data base and preparation of a treatment plan using the proper procedures and protocol.
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Lecture
Laboratory

ORTH 8191 Orthodontics Lectures I 1 hrs.
Basics of etiologic factors, diagnosis and prevention/interception of malocclusions with special attention to primary and mixed dentition periods.
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Lecture

ORTH 8291 Clinical Orthodontics I 1 hrs.
Applying diagnostic, preventive, and treatment principles to patients in coordination with clinical course in pediatric dentistry.
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Clinical

ORTH 8391 Orthodontics Lectures II 1 hrs.
Principles of Orthodontic practice, e.g., biomechanics, anchorage, tissue response, appliance fabrication, and application of appliances to clinical situations.
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Lecture

ORTH 8491 Clinical Orthodontics II 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9652 supervision of the developing dentition, observation of developmental changes, and implementation of preventive and interceptive procedures.
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Clinical

ORTH 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.

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Lecture

ORTH 9105 Clinical Orthodontics IV 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9652, 9654, and 9655, with greater independence expected plus improved clinical judgment; opportunities to review results of treatment.
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Clinical

ORTH 9205 Clinical Orthodontics V 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9652, 9654, 9655, and 9657. Complete independence and sound clinical judgement are expected; case report based on student's experience with a patient.
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Clinical

ORTH 9305 Clinical Orthodontics III 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisite: None A continuation of ORTH 8291 and ORTH 8491. Increasing experience in the diagnosis and treatment of simple orthodontic problems with special attention to adult patients requiring preprosthetic therapy.
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Clinical

OS
OS 7192 Comprehensive Control of Pain and Anxiety 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Introduction to the drugs/agents and techniques used in the control of patients' pain and anxiety. Includes local or regional anesthesia, conscious sedation with inhalation techniques and intravenous delivery. Pharmacological, physiological, psychological and anatomical considerations related to pain and anxiety control are reviewed.
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Lecture

OS 7291 Exodontia 1 hrs.
Introduction to Oral Surgery, starting with charting vital signs, examinations, evaluations of patients, basic instrumentation for the removal of teeth and roots, principles of flap design and sectioning of teeth, methods of instrument and operative field sterilization, introduction to minor alveoplasty techniques, management of infections, apical resection and cyst enucleation.
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Lecture

OS 8191 Oral Surgery I 1 hrs.
Classification of dentoalveolar infections and the physiology of heat and its use in acute infections; influence of systematic medical conditions on dental and oral surgical patient care; postoperative complication of extractions and oral surgery and complications of radiation; clinical use of anesthetic agents, antibiotics, and analgesics.
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Lecture

OS 8205 Clinical Oral Surgery I 0.5 hrs.
Clinical application of basic instrumentation in extraction of teeth, removal of roots, and preparation of mouths for dentures, clinical use of local anesthetics and nitrous oxide analgesia.
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Clinical

OS 8291 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: None Discussion of office set up, medical emergency kits, staff training, and preparedness drills. Review of the patients medical history, completion of a physical exam for dentistry, determination of the patients ability to tolerate the dental treatment and determination of treatment modifications are necessary. Discussion of causes, predisposing factors, symptoms, physiology, treatment, and sequel of medical emergencies possible in the dental office.
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Lecture

OS 8391 Oral Surgery II 1 hrs.
Overview of the specialty of Oral Surgery and its sophisticated procedures; when and why to refer patients.
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Lecture

OS 8405 Clinical Oral Surgery II 0.5 hrs.
Diagnosis and treatment of wide spectrum of dental emergencies, assist in the administration of intravenous and inhalation anesthetics and in the removal of impacted teeth.
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Clinical

OS 8591 Hospital Clerkship 1 hrs.
Observing and assisting in Oklahoma teaching hospitals to become familiar with hospital protocol and procedures and the management of medically compromised patients.
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Internship

OS 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.

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Lecture

OS 9205 Clinical Oral Surgery III 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9604: management of more complex Oral Surgical problems with increasing independence; rotation through a busy hospital oral surgery clinic diagnosing and treating ambulatory patients with infections, tumors, salivary gland and tempero-mandibular joint diseases; includes hospital rounds, night calls, physical examinations and evaluation for surgery.
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Clinical

PEDO
PEDO 7192 Basic Pediatric Dentistry 2 hrs.
Introduction to basic restorative and preventive techniques on children. Includes lecture, preclinic technique, and clinical exposure to children.
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Lecture
Laboratory

PEDO 8191 Applied Pediatric Dentistry I 1 hrs.
Detailed instruction in restorative procedures, pulpal therapy, child management, trauma and diagnosis.
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Lecture

PEDO 8291 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I 1 hrs.
The application of the knowledge and skills gained in Pedodontics 8752 to patients, including examination diagnosis treatment planning, preventive procedures, full range restorative services, arch-length maintenance and recall. Competency is expected to increase as the student progresses through this and subsequent courses.
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Clinical

PEDO 8391 Applied Pediatric Dentistry II 1 hrs.
Physiologic effects, indications, and dosages of drugs used for young patients to modify behavior and to manage oral infections; the etiology of periodontal disease in children; complex treatment planning for children.
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Lecture

PEDO 8491 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9751.
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Clinical

PEDO 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.

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Lecture

PEDO 8996 Child Abuse & Neglect Program 6 hrs.
This is an eight month program composed of two didactic courses and one clinical practicum. The program provides training in administration, advocacy, clinical practice, prevention, and research in the field of child abuse. Year long course; enrollment with no hours fall term; enrollment with credit hours spring term.
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Lecture

PEDO 9105 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry III 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None A continuation of PEDO 8491.
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Clinical

PEDO 9191 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry IV 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9764. Increased independence and improved clinical judgment expected.
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Clinical

PEDO 9205 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry V 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9766. Complete independence and sound clinical judgment expected.
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Clinical

PEDO 9915 Practice Teaching in Pedodontic Lab 1.5 hrs.
Practice teaching pedodontics second year students preclinical laboratory instruction. Under the instruction of the regular course director, the students will assist the second year students in the pedodontics preclinical laboratory.
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Lecture

PEDO 9991 Practice Teaching In Pedodontic Clinic 1 hrs.
Introduction to the teaching of clinical pedodontics.
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Lecture

PEDO 9992 Mini-Residency in Pediatric Dentistry 2 hrs.
Two senior students selected by the department will spend 6 hours per week seing a variety of children. The appointment book will be arranged to simulate a private pediatric dental practice.
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Clinical

PERI
PERI 5011 Advanced Periodontics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Enrolled in Periodontic Graduate Program PERI 5011 presents the basic themes of management and treatment of advanced periodontal diseases. Different aspects of periodontal therapy will be discussed and presented, including treatment planning, surgical and non-surgical treatment modalities, evaluation of therapeutic outcomes as well as interactions with other dental and medical specialities.
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Lecture

PERI 5012 Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics 2 hrs.
A clinically oriented course in pharmacology with emphasis on those drugs most commonly used in dentistry. The clinical aspects, mechanisms, interactions and contraindication of drugs taken by the dental patient are stressed.
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Lecture

PERI 5101 Introduction to Periodontal Graduate Clinic 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Enrolled in Graduate Periodontics PERI 5101 will introduce our residents to the Periodontal Graduate Clinic Guidelines for infection control, patient safety and confidentiality requirements, patient examination, diagnosis, basic instrumentation skills and appropriately completing the electronic charts with patient data. This course will also add introduction to the OUHSC Library resources for proper evidence based approach to daily clinical approach.
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Lecture
Clinical

PERI 5141 Literature Review I 1-3 hrs.
Student will be required to read, abstract and discuss assigned literature related to periodotics in a seminar format. An in-depth discussion will be directed at the basic historical literature in periodontics. An oral examination of the pertinent literature will be required of each student. May be repeated in fall semester with a change of subject matter; maximum credit 3 hours.
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Discussion

PERI 5151 Literature Review II 1-3 hrs.
Student will be required to discuss literature related to the management of periodontal disease. An in-depth discussion will be directed at the basic, historical literature in periodontics. An oral examination of the pertinent literature will be required of each student. May be repeated in spring semester with a change of subject matter. Credit 3 hours.
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Lecture

PERI 5171 Peridontics/Prosthodontics Seminar 1-3 hrs.
A series of seminars with presentation and discussion of treatment planning cases by the graduate periodontic students. Cases requiring combined therapy will be the focus of these seminars. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
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Lecture

PERI 5241 Restorative/Periodontic Lecture Seminar 1 hrs.
Review and update of selected topics in restorative dentistry as they relate to and provide a basis for comprehensive treatment of patients with periodontal disease.
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Lecture

PERI 5251 Periodontal/Prosthodontic Literature Review I 1 hrs.
Seminars on literature pertaining to basic knowledge in prosthodontic restorative care for the advanced periodontal patient. Selected articles in the general areas of diagnosis and treatment planning for both fixed and removable restorations, temporomandibular joint, mandibular movements and occlusion will be covered.
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Lecture

PERI 5301 Practice Management 1 hrs.
This course will consider the management of an efficient, professional periodontal office. The content will consider office management including the personnel, bookkeeping and financial aspects of a practice. Will also stress the importance of patient flow and recall system.
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Discussion
Clinical

PERI 5311 Teaching Methodology 1 hrs.
Course content will focus on the skills of effective classroom presentations, communication skills, visual and resource materials, methods of classroom and clinical evaluation, and mediated instruction in clinical teaching. Methods of instruction will include lecture, discussion, microteaching and individualized coaching. Evaluation will be demonstration of progress in the application of teaching skills.
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Lecture

PERI 5322 Research Methodology In Dentistry 2 hrs.
Introduction to basic concepts in research design, problem definition, definition of variables, and measurement concepts. Emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of fundamental statistical principles that are commonly used in dental literature.
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Lecture
Discussion

PERI 5331 Intra-Oral Photography 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Enrolled in Graduate Periodontics PERI 5331 presents the initial rationale, technical skills and proper equipment for intraoral digital photography in Periodontics/Dentistry. This course covers initial and basic elements of digital intraoral photography. Critical evaluation of intra oral photography, proper images for documentation, presentation and submission to peer reviewed publications is presented.
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Lecture
Laboratory

PERI 5341 Graduate Teaching I 1 hrs.
This course is designed to give the student teaching experience in both the clinical and lecture setting. Clinically, the student will direct, advise and evaluate the progress of the pre-doctoral students and their patients. He/she will also prepare and present assigned lectures to pre-doctoral students. May be repeated in spring semester with a change of subject matter; maximum credit 3 hours.
Course Component
Clinical

PERI 5351 Graduate Teaching II 1 hrs.
The student will lecture and prepare audio-visual teaching aids related to the periodontal patient. He/she will provide periodontal surgical experience for the pre-doctoral students. May be repeated in the spring semester with a change of subject matter; maximum credit 3 hours.
Course Component
Clinical

PERI 5411 Current Literature Seminar I 1 hrs.
Current literature in periodontics and associated areas will be evaluated for content, study design and contribution to the practice of periodontics. Abstracts of selected articles will be required for use as future reference material. May be repeated in fall semester with a change of subject matter; maximum credit 3 hours.
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Discussion

PERI 5421 Current Literature Seminar II 1 hrs.
Current literature in periodontics and associated areas will be evaluated for content, study design and contribution to the practice of periodontics. May be repeated in spring semester with a change in subject matter; maximum credit three hours.
Course Component
Discussion

PERI 5531 Orthodontics/Periodontics Practicum 1 hrs.
A series of not less than six sessions devoted to exploring the adequacy of various orthodontic treatment methods, the interrelationship between orthodontic and periodontal disease processes and the influence of therapeutic intervention upon case prognosis.
Course Component
Lecture

PERI 5571 Graduate Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: Permission This course concentrates on the structural, static and dynamic aspect of dental occlusion. Including not only a study of intra-arch and inter-arch concepts and relationships, but the associated osseous, muscular and connective tissue components of the masticatory system in health and disease.
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Lecture
Laboratory

PERI 5611 Case Presentation Seminar I 1-3 hrs.
Student presentation of documented cases and discussion of assigned topics of some specific areas in periodontics. The preparation and case presentation will comply to the current guidelines of the American Board of Periodontology. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit 3 hours.
Course Component
Discussion

PERI 5621 Case Presentation II 1-3 hrs.
The resident will document and submit a treated periodontal case. The preparation and case presentation will comply to the current guidelines of the American Board of Periodontology. The student will be required to discuss and defend all modalities of therapy related to his/her case. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit 3 hours.
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Discussion

PERI 5632 Clinical Patient Care I 2 hrs.
Approximately 50% of the student's time will be devoted to the clinical treatment of patients. This experience will include patient management of cases of various complexities. The diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy of cases will be coordinated with the faculty as the treatment progresses. May be repeated in fall semester with a change in subject matter; maximum credit 6 hours.
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Lecture
Clinical

PERI 5642 Clinical Patient Care II 2-3 hrs.
The diagnosis and management of the periodontal patient in the college of dentistry clinic and hospital environment. May be repeated in the spring semester with a change of subject matter; maximum credit 6 hours.
Course Component
Lecture
Clinical

PERI 5653 Clinical Patient Care III 3-6 hrs.
This experience will include patient management of cases of various complexities. The diagnosis, treatment, planning and therapy of cases will be coordinated with the faculty as the treatment progresses. May be repeated in summer with a change in subject matter. Maximum credit six hours.
Course Component
Lecture
Clinical

PERI 5660 Hospital Practicum 1-4 hrs.
The hospital experience will sequentially include physical diagnosis, lectures and rotations on designated services at Presbyterian Hospital (HCA). May be repeated with a change in subject matter; maximum credit 12 hours.
Course Component
Independent Study
Clinical

PERI 5711 Periodontics/Endodontics Seminars 1 hrs.
A series of not less than six seminars devoted to exploring the adequacy of various endodontic treatment methods, the interrelationship between pulpal and periodontal disease processes and the influence of therapeutic intervention upon case prognosis.
Course Component
Lecture
Discussion

PERI 5741 Advanced Studies In Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine 1 hrs.
Complex multidisciplinary problems in oral diagnosis, role of general factors in relation to dental disease and interaction between the different dental specialties will be discussed.
Course Component
Lecture

PERI 5771 Graduate Practice Administration 1 hrs.
Organization of practice, recruitment and selection of auxiliary personnel, orientation and training auxiliary personnel. Planning and decision making concerning a practice and organization and/or planning facility design in selection of equipment.
Course Component
Lecture

PERI 5801 Advanced Oral Histology And Pathology 1 hrs.
The objective of this course is to build on the preexisting base of knowledge in the area of pathology, oral pathology and histology. The course will be directed at preparing the student for both clinical application of pathologic data and the use of pathologic data as a research tool. Both preexisting study sets and daily accessioned material in the oral pathology lab will be used in the teaching program.
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Lecture
Laboratory

PERI 5811 Advanced Oral Pathology Seminar 1 hrs.
Integrates the didactic experience with a practical understanding of oral pathology. Specifically, the course utilizes current patient cases which will be examined by each student prior to the seminar. These cases will be discussed along with pertinent current literature. May be repeated with changes of subject material; maximum credit four hours.
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Lecture
Discussion

PERI 5830 Dental Implants 1-2 hrs.
The biological, clinical and technical aspects of dental implant therapy will be presented in a lecture, demonstration and participation format. May be repeated with a change in subject matter; maximum credit nine hours.
Course Component
Lecture
Clinical

PERI 5933 Microbiology and Immunology for Graduate Periodontics Students 3 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course covers basic immunology and microbiology related to Dentistry, as well as the microbiological aspects of two of the most important oral diseases, periodontitis and endodontitis. The course is organized as 6 modules, covering basics of Immunology, basics of Microbiology, Microbiology of periodontal diseases, Microbiology of endodontal infections, Fungi of relevance to dentistry, and Viruses of relevance to dentistry. Additionally, lectures on topics within the expertise of the dental residents (graduate students) such as periodontal and endodontal infections will be given by the graduate students. The graduate students will be required to prepare the lectures and obtain permission from the course director about the content and presentation of each lecture. Graduate students also serve as group leaders in POPS and case-based exercises.
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Lecture
Laboratory

PERI 5960 Directed Readings 1-4 hrs.
Discussion and reports on directed readings on selected topics in periodontics. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours.
Course Component
Independent Study

PERI 5961 Craniomandibular Disorders 1 hrs.
Normal occlusal relationships and masticatory function form a basis for understanding dysfunction. Upon this foundation are built an understanding of the etiology and identification of common functional disturbances of the masticatory system. Logical treatment procedures for the disorders are included.
Course Component
Lecture

PERI 5980 Research For Master's Thesis 2-4 hrs.
Conduct of original research appropriate to the field of periodontics. Preparation of thesis and article for publication in a suitable referred journal.
Course Component
Independent Study

PERI 5990 Special Studies 1-6 hrs.
An opportunity for qualified students to pursue an independent investigation or an interest in a special topic. May be repeated with change of subject material; Maximum credit six hours.
Course Component
Lecture

PERI 7192 Preventive Dentistry 2 hrs.
Introduction to dental plaque and its relation to dental diseases, including basics of health history, oral examination, techniques of plaque disclosure, plaque computation and removal and methods of home care.
Course Component
Lecture
Laboratory

PERI 7292 Oral Prophylaxis Technique 2 hrs.
Basic techniques of instrumentation used in the removal of accretions and stains from tooth surfaces.
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Lecture
Laboratory

PERI 7305 Oral Prophylaxis Clinical 0.5 hrs.
Application of the principles and techniques of prevention and oral prophylaxis learned in the preceding semester to adult patients.
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Clinical

PERI 7491 Periodontics I 1 hrs.
All preceding courses concerning periodontics. Introduction to etiology and clinical description of periodontal disease; therapeutic rationale and techniques from initial examination through presurgical reevaluation.
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Lecture

PERI 7591 Patient Contact Periodontics I 1 hrs.
Clinical application of principles of examination, collection of diagnostic information, prevention and periodontal therapy, including root planning, scaling, oral hygiene instruction, occlusal therapy, and presurgical reevaluation.
Course Component
Clinical

PERI 7691 Patient Contact Periodontics II 1 hrs.
Clinical application of principles of examination, collection of diagnostic information, prevention and periodontal therapy, including root planning, scaling, oral hygiene instruction, occlusal therapy, and presurgical reevaluation.
Course Component
Clinical

PERI 7791 Periodontics II 1 hrs.
Introduction to periodontal surgical procedures, including rationale and techniques in coordination with systemic and other dental health problems.
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Lecture

PERI 8191 Periodontics III 1 hrs.
Advanced periodontal therapy related to other clinical disciplines including orthodontics, endodontics, fixed and removable prosthodontics.
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Lecture

PERI 8291 Clinical Periodontics I 1 hrs.
Management of patients with periodontal disease, including examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and a broad range of periodontal therapy with an emphasis on surgical procedures.
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Clinical

PERI 8391 Clinical Periodontics II 1 hrs.
Continuation of 9802, with continuing emphasis on surgical procedures.
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Clinical

PERI 8491 Clinical Periodontics III 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9803, with a continuing emphasis on surgical procedures and new emphasis on maintenance programs.
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Clinical

PERI 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Prerequisites: Special Topics
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Clinical

PERI 9191 Clinical Periodontics IV 1 hrs.
Continuation of 9804, with emphasis on recall and maintenance of patients treated in preceding courses.
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Clinical

PERI 9205 Clinical Periodontics V 0.5 hrs.
Continuation of 9805, with emphasis on recall maintenance of previously treated patients.
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Clinical

PERI 9992 Introduction to Teaching of Clinical Periodontics 2 hrs.
Students gain experience in teaching first year dental students periodontical instrumentation.
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Lecture

PHARMD
PHARMD 7194 Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry 4 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course includes basic pharmacologic principles that apply to all medications. Pharmacology of major classes of medications used to treat the most commonly encountered disease states for ambulatory patients will be highlighted. Medications used in dental practice will received special emphasis.
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Lecture

PHARMD 8191 Special Subjects in Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: PHARMD 7194: Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry This course focuses on applied therapeutics of agents commonly encountered in dental practice. It includes a series of selected topics that build upon basic pharmacologic principles. Topics encompass the spectrum of medication use in dentistry including appropriate prescribing, considerations in special populations, peri-procedural management, adverse drug events, and drug abuse.
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Lecture

PHYOD
PHYOD 7196 Human Physiology 6 hrs.
Functions of the major organ systems, including the cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, muscle, nervous, as well as the oral cavity.
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Lecture

RD
RD 7105 Alginate Impressions and Study Cast Fabrication 0.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None This course will introduce the techniques for the acquisition of accurate dental impression with irreversible hydrocolloid impression material (i.e. dental alginate). The student will also learn to pour the impressions in an acceptable dental stone and trim the resulting casts for use in the diagnosis and treatment planning of their patient.
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Lecture
Laboratory

RD 8191 Restorative Lectures I 1 hrs.
Advanced course in restorative dentistry dealing with special clinical problems and alternate techniques.
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Lecture

RD 8291 Restorative Lectures II 1 hrs.
Concerning special clinical problems and alternate techniques.
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Lecture

RD 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Topics of special nature or of unusual interest to the individual student. May be repeated with change of subject matter.
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Lecture

RD 9191 Restorative Lectures III 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9102, with primary focus on alternate methods of restorative therapy.
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Lecture

RD 9265 Comprehensive Care 6.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: DSIV Standing This course is the global practice of dentistry, with the patient centered care as the priority.
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Clinical

RD 9992 Mini Residency in Restorative Dentistry 2 hrs.
The students will be expected to function in the same fashion as the full time residents in the AEGD program. They will treat more difficult patients in all areas of dentistry and will attend seminars offered through the program. Students will also learn to utilize dental auxiliaries and laboratory support personnel as is done in private practice.
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Lecture

RP
RP 7125 Removable Prosthodontics 2.5 hrs.
Prerequisites: None. RP 7125 is a preclinical introduction to complete denture prosthodontics. The students learn to diagnose and treatment plan uncomplicated edentulous patients. Students simulate the process of fabricating a complete denture in the laboratory. Lecture: 18.5 hours Laboratory: 44.5 hours Total: 63 hours
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Lecture
Laboratory

RP 7392 Removable Partial Prosthodontics 2 hrs.
Prerequisites: DSII Standing RP 7392 is a lecture and laboratory introduction to removable partial denture prosthodontics. The students learn to diagnose, treatment plan, survey, and design removable partial dentures. Lecture: 19 hours Laboratory: 34 hours Total 53 hours
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Lecture
Laboratory

RP 8191 Immediate Dentures 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: RP 7125 and RP 7392 Teach students diagnosis and treatment planning for surgical procedures and immediate denture fabrication for patients losing their natural teeth; clinical procedures and lab techniques necessary to fabricate immediate dentures over dentures; clinical procedures for removal of teeth and placement of immediate dentures; and post placement care for immediate dentures.
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Lecture
Laboratory

RP 8205 Clinical Removable Prosthodontics I 0.5 hrs.
Application of knowledge and skills gained in 8951 to patients including the acquisition and evaluation of diagnostic information treatment planning, plaque control, and the acceptable fabrication of complete dentures, followed by recall and reinforcement of plaque control.
Course Component
Clinical

RP 8291 Clinical Removable Prosthodontics 1 hrs.
Prerequisites: DSIII Standing Yearlong Course Students treat patients that require replacement of some or all teeth with a removable prosthesis. This includes a removable partial denture or a complete denture.
Course Component
Clinical

RP 8305 Clinical Removable Prosthodontics II 0.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9952, with the addition of partial denture service.
Course Component
Clinical

RP 8415 Clinical Removable Prosthodontics III 1.5 hrs.
A continuation of 9953, Clinical Removable Prosthodontics III.
Course Component
Clinical

RP 8990 Special Studies 0-6 hrs.
Topics of special nature or of unusual interest to the individual. May be repeated with change of subject matter.
Course Component
Lecture

RP 9191 Clinical Removable Prosthodontics IV 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9954.
Course Component
Clinical

RP 9291 Clinical Removable Prosthodontics V 1 hrs.
A continuation of 9956. Complete independence and sound clinical judgment expected.
Course Component
Clinical