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170A  Histopathology of Periodontium  (2 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): B. Dienstein

Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Dynamics of inflammation and its role in the periodontal tissues.

170B  Histopathology of Periodontium  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): B. Dienstein

Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Dynamics of inflammation and its role in the periodontal tissues.

180  Periodontics  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Nathan, M. Wadell

Activities: Lecture

Implementation of the skills and knowledge of periodontology in the private practice environment.

209  Periodontology Literature Review  (0 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): G. Armitage       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Course only open to postgraduate students enrolled in the first or second year of the postgraduate program in Periodontology, School of Dentistry.       Activities: Seminar

This is a seminar-participation class in which students are the discussion group leaders. This 2-year course covers 60 assigned topics. With the guidance of a faculty mentor, students will review the pertinent literature on assigned topics, develop a seminar outline and objectives, and lead group discussions of the literature. Emphasis will be placed on the development of the skills necessary for the critical analysis of the periodontal and associated biomedical literature.

406.02  Hospital Periodontics  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Navarro       Prerequisite(s): Perio 419.01

Activities: Lecture

Clinical periodontics integrated into the regular medical and rehabilitative activities of VA. Course provides patients with quality dental care, appreciation for preventive dentistry, and concept of total health care. Students are exposed to various medical conditions.

406.04  Hospital Periodontics  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): R. Navarro       Prerequisite(s): Perio 419.03

Activities: Lecture

Clinical periodontics integrated into the regular medical and rehabilitative activities of VA. Course provides patients with quality dental care, appreciation for preventive dentistry, and concept of total health care. Students are exposed to various medical conditions.

407.10  Periodontal Education and Communications Strategies I  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Parr       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: First year PG Periodontology students.       Activities: Lecture

This course will teach strategies to implement for patient communication, motivation, and compliance. Problems in interpersonal relationships and the solutions for the problems are presented. The same principles are applied when solving relationship issues with employees and referring dentists. The skill of teaching is presented as well.

407.20  Periodontal Education and Communications Strategies II  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Parr       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: First year PG Periodontology students       Activities: Lecture

This course will teach strategies to implement for patient communication, motivation, and compliance. Problems in interpersonal relationships and the solutions for the problems are presented. The same principles are applied when solving relationship issues with employees and referring dentists. The skill of teaching is presented as well.

411  Introduction to Postgraduate Periodontology  (0 - 4 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi, G. Armitage, R. Parr, M. Ryder, Y. Kapila       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment as a first year postgraduate student in periodontology at UCSF

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontology at the University of California, School of Dentistry, San Francisco       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

In this four week introductory course to the periodontal specialty, the postgraduate student will receive the core information and training on the biological basis and clinical approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases and for implant therapy prior to commencing further coursework and patient care.

412  Fundamentals of Periodontal and Implant Surgery  (1.5 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): This course is required and restricted to first year postgraduate students in Periodontology-a 3 year certificate specialty program

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontology at UCSF       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

IN this 10-session course combining, lecture, laboratory simulation, and student presentations, the postgraduate student in periodontology will acquire the basic skills and knowledge to perform the full range of periodontal and implant surgical procedures.

413.01  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

413.02  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

413.03  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

413.04  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

417.01  Implants in Periodontics  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Wadell

Activities: Lecture, Seminar

A combined lecture, didactic seminar course of advanced procedures in periodontal therapy which goes beyond the predoctoral level in scope and complexity of cases and therapeutic procedures. The content includes biomedical sciences relevant to biomaterials and applicable bone physiolog and histology.

417.02  Implants in Periodontology  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Wadell

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Laboratory

A combined lecture, lab and didactic seminar course of advanced procedures in periodontal therapy which goes beyond the predoctoral level in scope and complexity of cases and therapeutic procedures. The content includes biomedical sciences relevant to biomaterials and applicable bone physiology and histology.

419.01  Clinical Periodontics  (5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

419.02  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

419.03  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

419.04  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

423.01  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

423.02  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

423.03  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

423.04  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

429.01  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): M. Ryder       Prerequisite(s): Perio 419.01 or 419.02 or 419.03 or 419.04.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontal therapy. This course is an enlargement on earlier clinical experience.

429.02  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontal therapy.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontal therapy.

429.03  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Perio 429.02.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Advanced surgical techniques in management of periodontal lesions.

429.04  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Perio 429.03.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Advanced surgical techniques in management of periodontal lesions.

431  Periodontal Practice Management  (0 - 2.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Parr       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the third year of the postgraduate program in periodontology at the University of California, School of Dentistry

Restrictions: Successful completion of all didactic and clinical courses in periodontology in the first two years of the postgraduate program in periodontology. Enrollment restricted to 3rd year students in the postgraduate program in periodontology       Activities: Lecture

In this required course for third year postgraduate students in the postgraduate program in periodontology, students learn about the principles of starting a periodontal practice including legal, financial, and regulatory issues.

477  Periodontal Surgery Seminar  (2 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Dollard       Prerequisite(s): DDS degree and consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Study in depth with literature review and seminar discussions on surgical techniques used to treat lesions involving the hard and soft tissue of the periodontium.