Courses

  • SDM PH 892: Dental Public Health Grand Rounds
    This course is intended to provide a formal review of current topics of interest to the dental public health field. Specifically, this course provides a seminar format to update information on the current hot topics in dental public health, with an emphasis on preparation for the DPH Board examinations. In this course, graduate student and faculty participants will review recent topics covered in the published public health literature. The bi-monthly meeting will consist of a critical discussion of dental public health emerging topics, encompassing policy, health care reform, workforce issues, and updates/review of Oral Epidemiology. Year 1, 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PH 893: Dental Public Health Grand Rounds
    This course is intended to provide a formal review of current topics of interest to the dental public health field. Specifically, this course provides a seminar format to update information on the current hot topics in dental public health, with an emphasis on preparation for the DPH Board examinations. In this course, graduate student and faculty participants will review recent topics covered in the published public health literature. The bi-monthly meeting will consist of a critical discussion of dental public health emerging topics, encompassing policy, health care reform, workforce issues, and updates/review of Oral Epidemiology. Year 2, 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PH 894: Dental Public Health Grand Rounds
    This course is intended to provide a formal review of current topics of interest to the dental public health field. Specifically, this course provides a seminar format to update information on the current hot topics in dental public health, with an emphasis on preparation for the DPH Board examinations. In this course, graduate student and faculty participants will review recent topics covered in the published public health literature. The bi-monthly meeting will consist of a critical discussion of dental public health emerging topics, encompassing policy, health care reform, workforce issues, and updates/review of Oral Epidemiology. Year 3, 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PH 900: Directed Study in Dental Public Health
    Directed study in Dental Public Health. Variable Credits.
  • SDM PH 911: Public Health Project
    Students attain public health, primary care, or public health policy and administration experience through placement at one of several extramural sites. Experience may be correlated with the student's research topic.
  • SDM PH 991: Research in Dental Public Health
    Investigation necessary to satisfy requirements for the MSD and DScD degrees. May include any aspect of public health dentistry including needs assessment, program planning, public policy, and administration and finance. In most instances, an epidemiologic or biostatistical analysis is required.
  • SDM PH 992: Research in Dental Public Health
    Investigation necessary to satisfy requirements for the MSD and DScD degrees. May include preclinical or clinical aspects of public health dentistry. In most instances, an epidemiologic or biostatistical analysis is required.
  • SDM PH 993: Research in Dental Public Health
    Investigation necessary to satisfy requirements for the MSD and DScD degrees. May include any aspect of public health dentistry including needs assessment, program planning, public policy, and administration and finance. In most instances, an epidemiologic or biostatistical analysis is required.
  • SDM PR 720: Practice Management
    This course reviews fundamental principles of risk managing a dental practice with special emphasis on record keeping and risk management. 1st sem.
  • SDM PR 750: Preclinical Restorative
    Laboratory instruction that will introduce new techniques and enhance technical restorative skills. Will provide exposure to procedures not exposed at the pre-doctoral level and give in-depth rationales of all potential clinical procedures that students will be expected to perform during their clinical career. 1st sem.
  • SDM PR 761: Occlusion
    Principles of occlusion. The analysis and management of occlusal problems as related to periodontology and restorative dentistry. 1st sem.
  • SDM PR 780: Medically Compromised Adults and Older Adults: The Geriatric Dental Medicine Patient and Adults Living Longer with Special Needs
    Course to address common changes in the oral cavity encountered in older adults with disabilities. Recommendations for appropriate oral hygiene for adults with disabilities and their caretakers. Treatment Considerations Specific to the aging population with disabilities. 1 cr, 2nd sem.
  • SDM PR 801: Fixed Prosthodontics
    This advanced level course reviews all aspects of fixed prosthodontic therapy with special emphasis on contemporary materials and techniques and the principles of occlusion as they relate to fixed prosthodontics. 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PR 803: Complete Denture Prosthodontics
    This course comprehensively reviews contemporary principles and techniques used for the restoration of totally edentulous jaws with complete dentures, including implant-supported overdentures. 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PR 805: Esthetic Dentistry for the Prosthodontist
    This course reviews the principles of esthetics as they relate to contemporary prosthodontics. Basic materials and methods used to improve the esthetic appearance of patients are described and illustrated in detail. Topics covered include: porcelain laminate veneers, inlays and onlays; all-ceramic complete crowns; principles of color and shade selection; composite resin bonding; the interaction of esthetics and function; esthetic management of the dentogingival unit; tooth whitening; and esthetic control with implant-supported prostheses.
  • SDM PR 806: Removable Partial Dentures
    Advanced-level course related to the treatment of partially edentulous patients with removable partial dentures. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis, treatment planning, and methods of stress control. 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PR 807: Patient Presentation and Treatment Planning Seminar
    Series of seminars on diagnosis and treatment planning for patients with complex prosthodontic needs. Residents develop expertise in comprehensive treatment planning along with the development of presentation skills. 1st and 2nd sem.
  • SDM PR 808: Patient Presentation and Treatment Planning Seminar
    Series of seminars on diagnosis and treatment planning for patients with complex prosthodontic needs. Residents develop expertise in comprehensive treatment planning along with the development of presentation skills. 3rd and 4th sem.
  • SDM PR 809: Patient Presentation and Treatment Planning Seminar
    Series of seminars on diagnosis and treatment planning for patients with complex prosthodontic needs. Residents develop expertise in comprehensive treatment planning along with the development of presentation skills. 5th and 6th sem.
  • SDM PR 810: Case Presentation and Treatment Planning Seminar
    Comprehensive patient care conference exploring diagnosis, treatment planning and management of ongoing clinical cases.