Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OS)

  • SDM OS 829: Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation
    A discussion of topics in the use of nitrous oxide as a sedative, including the physiology and pharmacology of the drug, patient management, and sedative techniques. This course includes 8 hours of practical training in the administration of nitrous oxide/ oxygen sedation.
  • SDM OS 830: AEGD Oral Surgery Rotation
    Residents are given the opportunity to enhance their diagnostic and manual skills in oral surgery. Emphasis is placed on clinical and radiographic evaluation of various conditions amenable to oral surgery treatment. Residents will perform minor oral surgical procedures commensurate with his/her training and experience under the direct supervision of the oral surgery teaching staff. The student's surgical techniques with regard to instrumentation and management of tissues will be monitored. Further emphasis is placed on the medical evaluation of patients pertinent for treatment modification when indicated.
  • SDM OS 831: Head and Neck Anatomy
    An in-depth discussion of head and neck anatomy, emphasizing implications of head and neck anatomy to clinical dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Specific lectures in this course provide in-depth coursework in growth and development. 1st sem.
  • SDM OS 850: Implantology
    The implantology curriculum plan is a comprehensive approach to educating Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the appropriate surgical and prosthetic treatment planning of the implant patient. The course is designed to serve as a didactic foundation to supplement the clinical experience provided at Boston University, Boston Medical Center, and the VA hospital. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 860: Principles of Surgery
    The entire spectrum of oral and maxillofacial surgery, emphasizing proper diagnosis and treatment. Management of the medically compromised patient is included with proper respect for the application of basic science knowledge to patient care. Includes lectures by attending and guest faculty from the departments of Plastic Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, and OMFS. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 862: Principles of Surgery
    The entire spectrum of oral and maxillofacial surgery, emphasizing proper diagnosis and treatment. Management of the medically compromised patient is included with proper respect for the application of basic science knowledge to patient care. Includes lectures by attending and guest faculty from the departments of Plastic Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, and OMFS. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 863: Principles of Surgery
    The entire spectrum of oral and maxillofacial surgery, emphasizing proper diagnosis and treatment. Management of the medically compromised patient is included with proper respect for the application of basic science knowledge to patient care. Includes lectures by attending and guest faculty from the departments of Plastic Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, and OMFS. pass/fail.
  • SDM OS 864: Physical Diagnosis
    An extensive course in the principles and practice of physical diagnosis and laboratory diagnosis. Consists of short lectures, discussion seminars, and clinical patient evaluation including lectures, discussions, and in-patient rounds. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 866: Orthodontics-Orthognathic Surgery Conference
    Combined conference between orthodontic and OMFS departments designed to familiarize residents with the problems associated with the diagnosis and treatment of dentofacial deformities. Stresses orthodontic principles and surgical techniques, and team evaluation. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 868: Orthodontics-Orthognathic Surgery Conference
    Combined conference between orthodontic and OMFS departments designed to familiarize residents with the problems associated with the diagnosis and treatment of dentofacial deformities. Stresses orthodontic principles and surgical techniques, and team evaluation. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 869: Orthodontics-Orthognathic Surgery Conference
    Combined conference between orthodontic and OMFS departments designed to familiarize residents with the problems associated with the diagnosis and treatment of dentofacial deformities. Stresses orthodontic principles and surgical techniques, and team evaluation. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 873: General Surgery
    The second year of the program consists of didactic teachings and clinical rotations on the general surgery service of Boston Medical Center Surgical Residency Program. Examples of rotations include: Emergency Room, Critical Care Unit, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery, ENT, and Orthopedic Surgery. There is also a rotation in the Anesthesiology service of Boston Medical Center. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 876: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    This is the standardized course in advanced cardiac life support. Includes diagnosis and advanced management of cardiovascular emergencies, ECG interpretation, management algorithms, and megacode management. P/F. No credit.
  • SDM OS 877: Advanced Trauma Life Support
    This is the standardized course in advanced trauma life support. Includes diagnosis and acute management of the trauma victim. P/F. No credit.
  • SDM OS 881: Clinical Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
    A four-year continuum consisting of clinical rotations on the oral and maxillofacial surgery services of Boston Medical Center and its affiliated training sites including the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 883: Clinical Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
    A four-year continuum consisting of clinical rotations on the oral and maxillofacial surgery services of Boston Medical Center and its affiliated training sites including the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 884: Clinical Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
    A four-year continuum consisting of clinical rotations on the oral and maxillofacial surgery services of Boston Medical Center and its affiliated training sites including the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Pass/Fail.
  • SDM OS 890: 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 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.