Course Catalog » Dental Sciences 117

Subject: Dental Sciences
Course Number: 117
Course Title: Etiologies and Risk Factors in Dental Diseases
Units: 2.5
School: Dentistry
Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences

Course Description: This course presents a comprehensive introduction to risk assessment and diagnosis of dental diseases. The biological and clinical basis of bacterial plaque formation, microbial invasion, mineralization and demineralization of hard tissues, and pathways of inflammation will be presented, in addition to local and systemic modifiers of these processes. Finally the biological basis of diagnostic tests for oral diseases will be introduced.
Restrictions: D1 and DH1 students.
Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Instructor of Record: M. Ryder
Additional Instructor(s): G. Armitage, P. Rechmann, M. Sabeti
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No