AS I

  • SDM RS 524: Fixed Prosthodontics I
    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to extracoronal full-coverage tooth restoration systems. The conceptual basis for both single-tooth crowns and multiple-tooth bridgework is presented.
  • SDM RS 525: Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics I
    This simulated clinic course provides experience and skill development with single-tooth crowns and multiple-tooth bridgework.
  • SDM RS 526: Biomaterials II
    An in-depth study of the physical and chemical properties of materials related to the practice of dentistry. It includes their uses, handling, and effects.
  • SDM RS 527: Occlusion
    This course takes the student from normal dental anatomy and occlusion, through analysis of deviations from normal or natural dentition, to an approach to maintenance of healthy occlusal patterns in restorative dentistry and correction of occlusal patterns and disharmonies. To help emphasize critical concepts, laboratory simulations provide students the opportunity to practice clinical procedures related to occlusal diagnosis and treatment. Concepts from the course are integrated with courses in operative dentistry, prosthodontics, periodontology, and orthodontics.
  • SDM RS 530: Operative Dentistry III
    This course addresses dental restorative care with an emphasis on the transition from pre-clinical to clinical experience. The lecture course includes diagnosis, prevention, treatment planning, pulpal protection, restoration of endodontically treated teeth, and esthetic and cosmetic dental procedures. The course focuses on the delivery of clinical care and is designed to compliment students' beginning of actual patient treatment.
  • SDM RS 540: Implantology
    This course presents the scientific basis for diagnosis, treatment planning, surgical protocol, and prosthetic options in modern dental Implantology. Students will perform restorative Implantology procedures and CT scan evaluation in a simulated clinic setting.
  • SDM RS 542: Treatment Planning Seminar
    This seminar course focuses on real-world problem solving. There is a special emphasis on decision-making and patient communication in a private practice setting. It is an interactive course given in small group format.