• 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 529: Operative Dentistry
    This is a lecture course that addresses all aspects of Operative Dentistry. Topics include diagnosis and treatment planning, caries prevention & treatment, the concept of minimally invasive dentistry, simple and complex amalgam restorations, anterior and posterior composite resin restorations, cast gold and ceramic inlays and onlay preparations & temporization , conventional and CAD-CAM scanning & fabrication of inlays & onlays, try-in and cementation of all types of indirect restorations, direct and indirect veneers, the restoration of endodontically treated teeth, the concept of pulpal protection and the techniques of pulp-capping. This course focuses on clinically relevant topics and compliments the preclinical and clinical courses in Operative Dentistry (RS 521, GD 630, and RS 540).