Courses

  • SDM OS 891: Mock Board Examinations—Oral and Written sections
    This course is designed to prepare the resident for the certification examination of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 990: Research: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Approved research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • SDM OS 991: Research: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    The OMFS program requires at least one research project be completed during the training program. The research is guided by faculty and entails a critical review of the literature, developing a hypothesis, statistical analysis, and interpretation of data. A written research paper and oral presentation are mandatory requirements for graduation. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 993: Research: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    The OMFS program requires at least one research project be completed during the training program. The research is guided by faculty and entails a critical review of the literature, developing a hypothesis, statistical analysis, and interpretation of data. A written research paper and oral presentation are mandatory requirements for graduation. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 994: Research: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    The OMFS program requires at least one research project be completed during the training program. The research is guided by faculty and entails a critical review of the literature, developing a hypothesis, statistical analysis, and interpretation of data. A written research paper and oral presentation are mandatory requirements for graduation. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM PA 530: Oral Pathology
    This course is focused upon the pathogenesis and differential diagnosis of common diseases affecting the oral and para-oral structures. Students should learn a systematic approach to evaluation and diagnosis of oral diseases.
  • SDM PA 801: Oral Pathology
    This is an online course designed to provide both a review of oral pathology for students with previous experience and an opportunity for students to turn their knowledge and skills to real case studies. Online interdisciplinary groups are formed for the purpose of the discussion of unfolding cases. Students can present their impressions online so that other group members can profit from comments, advance criticism and appreciate different points of view. Cases are chosen that span the scope of oral pathology in specialty practice. Examinations are also case based and online.
  • SDM PD 521: Preclinical Pediatric Dentistry-Orthodontics
    This course is a comprehensive simulated clinic introduction to the techniques of pediatric dentistry and orthodontic techniques. Includes the technical aspects of restorative dentistry, space maintenance.
  • SDM PD 530: Pediatric Dentistry
    This course discusses oral health problems during development and growth of the orofacial structures of the child and adolescent. The course focuses on training in patient management, preventive and restorative dentistry, treatment of traumatic dental injuries, and minor tooth movement.
  • SDM PD 640: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
    This course includes rotations in the children's dentistry clinics at the dental school, South Boston Community Health Center and South End Community Health Center during the year. Students receive training in preventive and restorative dentistry and in the treatment of traumatic dental injuries.
  • SDM PD 760: Pediatric Dentistry for the General Practitioner
    A series designed for the AEGD resident to review diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic, and preventive procedures for the pediatric patient.
  • SDM PD 802: Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry
    Intensive lecture series covering the fundamental concepts of the practice of pediatric dentistry. The course is intended to familiarize new residents with concepts they will encounter in the various clinical settings. 1st sem.
  • SDM PD 808: Orthodontics for Pediatric Dentists
    Emphasis is placed on growth and development, cephalometrics, diagnosis and treatment planning, and the evaluation of the normal and abnormal conditions in the primary, early mixed, and late mixed dentitions. 1st-4th sem.
  • SDM PD 822: Advanced Seminar in Pediatric Dentistry
    An in-depth course of seminars that review the current literature related to pediatric dentistry. Residents from both the first and second year attend SDM PD 822/823. 1st-4th sem.
  • SDM PD 823: Advanced Seminar in Pediatric Dentistry
    An in-depth course of seminars that review the current literature related to pediatric dentistry. Residents from both the first and second year attend SDM PD 822/823. 1st-4th sem.
  • SDM PD 824: Advanced Case Presentations in Pediatric Dentistry
    The purpose of the course is to introduce the resident to the discipline of case workup, analysis, and presentation. During the second year of the program, six cases must be documented, analyzed and presented. 3rd and 4th sem.
  • SDM PD 911: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
    Residents rotate through the various clinical sites on a three- to six-month basis. During the first year of the program,residents are closely supervised while developing skills in diagnosis, radiographic technique, treatment planning, preventive and restorative dentistry, space management, trauma management and nonpharmacologic behavior management. As the various clinical skills develop, residents progress to managing children with more complex special health care needs,which often requires interaction and coordination with other medical departments within the hospitals and with outside clinics and practitioners. Significant experience is gained in pharmacologic behavior management techniques for children including nitrous oxide analgesia and oral sedation with combination agents. Residents provide care to patients under general anesthesia at both Franciscan Hospital for Children and Boston Medical Center. SDM PD 911/912. 1st-4th sem.
  • SDM PD 912: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
    Residents rotate through the various clinical sites on a three- to six-month basis. During the first year of the program,residents are closely supervised while developing skills in diagnosis, radiographic technique, treatment planning, preventive and restorative dentistry, space management, trauma management and nonpharmacologic behavior management. As the various clinical skills develop, residents progress to managing children with more complex special health care needs,which often requires interaction and coordination with other medical departments within the hospitals and with outside clinics and practitioners. Significant experience is gained in pharmacologic behavior management techniques for children including nitrous oxide analgesia and oral sedation with combination agents. Residents provide care to patients under general anesthesia at both Franciscan Hospital for Children and Boston Medical Center. SDM PD 911/912. 1st-4th sem.
  • SDM PD 916: Clinical Orthodontics
    Residents develop clinical expertise through practical application of orthodontic principles developed in lectures and seminars. 2 cr. 3rd and 4th sem.
  • SDM PD 918: Clinical Anesthesia
    This course introduces the resident to the basic principles of general anesthesia. Residents participate in the administration of general anesthesia to dental and medical surgical cases. Pre- and postoperative evaluation as well as intra-operative monitoring of the surgical patient is stressed.