Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OS)

  • SDM OS 520: General Medicine and Dental Correlations
    Lectures, case presentations, and demonstrations illustrate the relationships between the pathological processes of disease and their clinical manifestations. Emphasis is on the dental management of patients with complex medical problems.
  • SDM OS 521: Pain Control I
    This course presents the pharmacological aspects and indications for the use of local anesthetics as well as patient evaluation and detailed discussion of injections techniques. It will provide an introduction to the management of medical emergencies as well as prescription writing. A review of the relevant head and neck anatomy and neurophysiology will be covered. Each student will participate in a laboratory/clinical exercise which will be offered in the spring semester, prior to entering the clinic.
  • SDM OS 530: Oral Surgery
    This course is an introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of tooth removal as well as minor and major oral surgical procedures. Patient history and physical examination are described. Emphasis will be given to the pre-surgical patient evaluation, risk management, and basic surgical principles.
  • SDM OS 532: Pain Control II
    The course builds on the concepts presented in OS 521, and is designed to provide the dental student with a basic introduction to pain and anxiety control of the dental patient. Emphasis is placed on the psychology of pain, behavior techniques, nitrous oxide, oral and intravenous sedation, along with general anesthesia. Patient evaluation and the prevention and treatment of medical emergencies and management of anesthetic complications will be discussed.
  • SDM OS 640: Clinical Oral Surgery
    This course provides a clinical rotation in oral and maxillofacial surgery in the third and fourth year. It is designed to give the undergraduate students clinical hands-on experience in office surgical procedures pertinent to the general dentist. The student may have the opportunity to observe and/or assist with more complicated procedures in the both the clinic and operating room setting during the rotation. Daily seminars are given throughout the rotation. Clinical rotation: Two weeks.
  • SDM OS 761: Medical Concerns of the Dental Patient
    A review of internal medicine and the management of the medically compromised dental patient.
  • SDM OS 762: Oral Microbiology
    Distribution, ecology, and pathogenic potential of oral microbiota. Pathogenicity of components of bacterial plaque and their role in the development of oral diseases. Mechanisms of local and systematic resistance to pathogenic oral microbiota.
  • SDM OS 770: Journal Club
    An ongoing review of the classic and current literature in oral and maxillofacial surgery and related disciplines.This conference is held every month and is an interactive discussion forum. Both semesters.
  • SDM OS 772: Journal Club
    An ongoing review of the classic and current literature in oral and maxillofacial surgery and related disciplines.This conference is held every month and is an interactive discussion forum. Both semesters.
  • SDM OS 773: Journal Club
    An ongoing review of the classic and current literature in oral and maxillofacial surgery and related disciplines.This conference is held every month and is an interactive discussion forum. Both semesters.
  • SDM OS 774: Grand Rounds/Case Review/Morbidity and Mortality Conference – Clinical Pathological Conference
    These courses include a review of surgical cases, treatment outcomes and discussions on diagnosis and treatment planning. Additionally, there is a detailed review on one selected medical or surgical topics.
  • SDM OS 776: Grand Rounds/Case Review/Morbidity and Mortality Conference – Clinical Pathological Conference
    These courses include a review of surgical cases, treatment outcomes and discussions on diagnosis and treatment planning. Additionally, there is a detailed review on one selected medical or surgical topics.
  • SDM OS 777: Grand Rounds/Case Review/Morbidity and Mortality Conference – Clinical Pathological Conference
    These courses include a review of surgical cases, treatment outcomes and discussions on diagnosis and treatment planning. Additionally, there is a detailed review on one selected medical or surgical topics.
  • SDM OS 813: Surgical Anatomy
    A series of seminars and/or dissection of human specimens with demonstrations of surgical and clinical approaches and surgical techniques presented by the residents and/or attendings. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 814: Surgical Anatomy
    A series of seminars and/or dissection of human specimens with demonstrations of surgical and clinical approaches and surgical techniques presented by the residents and/or attendings. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 824: Advanced Physical Diagnosis
    Advanced principles of and procedures in the physical evaluation of the dental patient. Advanced students learn to perform a physical examination, obtain a patient history and evaluate patient information. 1st sem.
  • SDM OS 825: Anesthesia Seminars
    A lecture and discussion series for residents in years 1, 3, and 4 of the program covering the physiology, anatomy, and practical aspects of the administration of general anesthesia as well as inhalational and intravenous sedation techniques for adult and pediatric patients.
  • SDM OS 826: Anesthesia Seminars
    A lecture and discussion series for residents in years 1, 3, and 4 of the program covering the physiology, anatomy, and practical aspects of the administration of general anesthesia as well as inhalational and intravenous sedation techniques for adult and pediatric patients.
  • SDM OS 827: Anesthesia Seminars
    A lecture and discussion series for residents in years 1, 3, and 4 of the program covering the physiology, anatomy, and practical aspects of the administration of general anesthesia as well as inhalational and intravenous sedation techniques for adult and pediatric patients.
  • SDM OS 828: Anxiety and Pain Control
    A discussion of topics in pain and anxiety control, including pain physiology, local anaesthetic techniques, patient management, and sedative techniques.