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106.01  Patient-Centered Care  (0 - 18.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Singh, M. Kirkland       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as 3rd year Internationsl Dental Student       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Laboratory

This course provides clinical instruction and practice for International Dental Students in oral diagnosis, treatment planning, periodontics, general restorative dentistry, endodontics and prosthodontics. Students will develop skills in communication, time management and infection control while delivering comprehensive dental care to patients.

106.02  Patient-Centered Care  (0 - 34 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Singh, M. Kirkland       Prerequisite(s): Completion of PCC 106.01, satisfactory academic standing or consent of the instructor.

Restrictions: Enrollment as a International Dental Student 4th year.       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides clinical instruction and practice for International Dental Students in oral diagnosis, treatment planning, periodontics, general restorative dentistry, endodontics and prosthodontics. Students will develop skills in communication, time management and infection control while delivering comprehensive dental care to patients.

107.01  Clinical Endodontics  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Schroeder, E. Wong       Prerequisite(s): PRV RS DEN 128 Satisfactory academic standing or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as D3 or ID3 student.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides clinical instruction and practice in the discipline of endodontics. Students will provide endodontic diagnosis, emergency care and treatment to teeth with single and multiple root canal systems on typodonts and patients.

107.02  Clinical Endodontics  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Schroeder, E. Wong       Prerequisite(s): Patient Centered Care 107.01 Satisfactory academic standing or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as a D4 or ID4 student       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides advanced clinical instruction and practice in the discipline of endodontics. Students will provide endodontic diagnosis, emergency care and treatment to teeth with single and multiple root canal systems.

108.01  Clinical Removable Prosthodontics  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Setia       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and completion of PRV RS DEN 126 PRV RS DEN 127 PRV RS DEN 128 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as a D3 or ID3 student       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides clinical instruction and practice in the discipline of removable prosthodontics.

108.02  Clinical Removable Prosthodontics  (0 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Setia       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and completion of Patient Centered Care 108.01 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as a D4 or ID4 student       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides clinical instruction and practice in the discipline of removable prosthodontics.

109.01  Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 1  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Perkins       Prerequisite(s): D3 and ID3 students in good standing or by the consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Completion of Local Anesthesia Competency.       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course is the clinical complement for all the didactic courses in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. It is intended to provide students with skills to properly evaluate and treatment plan a patient in the context of office based oral surgery and hospital dentistry with emphasis on applicability to care of patients within the scope of practice of the general dentist. Small group teaching in physical diagnosis is included.

109.02  Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2  (0 - 5.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Perkins, B. Bast       Prerequisite(s): D4 and ID4 students in good standing and by the consent of instructor. Successful completion of PCC-109.01

Restrictions: Completion of: Basic Life Support certification. Successful completion of PCC-109.01       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course is the clinical complement for all the didactic courses in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. It is intended to provide students with skills to perform basic oral surgical procedures in an office setting and provide appropriate referrals for procedures beyond their scope of practice of the general dentist. It is also intended to expose the students to the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice. Completion grade (P/NP) is awarded at the end of the spring quarter.

117.01  Introduction to Comprehensive Care I  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Essex, M. Le

Restrictions: D1 students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

This course provides background information and skills needed to provide patient care. Included are knowledge and skills needed to perform a baseline examination including radiographic techniques and dental examination procedures.

117.02  Introduction to Comprehensive Care II  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): J. Essex, M. Le       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of PCC 117.01 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: D1 students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Students will begin to understand and apply ethical reasoning and cultural competency to dental care. Students will continue to develop knowledge and understanding of dental radiology.

117.03  Introduction to Comprehensive Care III  (3.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): J. Essex, M. Le       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of PCC 117.02 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: D1 students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Clinical Clerkship

Students will analyze and present simple cases including data gathering, interpretation and basic diagnosis. Knowledge of dental radiography will be emphasized through clinical experience in exposing, developing, and interpreting radiographs.

129  Comprehensive Care Clinic  (0 - 8 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): J. Harrington, L. Angin, L. Chung, J. Perkins       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 117.03 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: D2 students       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Laboratory, Clinical Clerkship

This course provides introductory preclinical, simulation and clinical experiences for dental students. Students learn patient examination and local anesthesia skills. They are assigned patients to evaluate, diagnose and treat; learn to create and maintain patient records; and practice universal precautions for infection control. Students also practice restorative procedures in the simulation laboratory to refresh skills taught in earlier laboratory courses.

131  Foundations in General Dentistry  (6 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): M. Dellinges, J. Perkins, K. Schroeder, B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of first two years of dental school or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Third year dental students and third year international dental students.       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course will introduce the third year dental student to the essential diagnosis and treatment planning approaches in clinical practice. In addition, the clinical fundamentals of prosthodontics, oral medicine, periodontics, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and orthodontics will be presented.

132  Foundations in General Dentistry  (0 - 6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Dellinges, B. Lin, L. Centore, S. Brear, F. Finzen, Y. Rajendran       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 131 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: 3rd yr dental students and 3rd yr international students.       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course complements the third year dental clinical curriculum. It provides core didactic material in advanced clinical general dentistry, behavioral science, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and oral medicine. Also included are fundamentals in patient management including behavioral issues, ethics, and tobacco cessation.

133  Foundations in General Dentistry  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Dellinges, B. Lin, K. Schroeder, L. Centore, M. Ryder, S. Brear       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 131 and PCC 132 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrollment as D3 or ID3 student       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This multidisciplinary course complements the third year dental clinical curriculum. It provides core didactic material in advanced clinical general dentistry, behavioral science, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and oral medicine. Also included are fundamentals in patient management including behavioral issues, ethics, and tobacco cessation.

134  Foundations in General Dentistry  (6 units)   Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Dellinges, B. Lin, K. Schroeder, L. Centore, M. Ryder, S. Brear       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 131, 132, and 133 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrollment as D3 or ID3 student       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course complements the third year dental clinical curriculum. It provides core didactic material in advanced clinical general dentistry, behavioral science, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and oral medicine. Also included are fundamentals in patient management including behavioral issues, ethics, and tobacco cessation.

135  Clinical Orthodontic Rotation  (0 - 1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Aamodt, A. Miller       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrolled as D2 in the Spring quarter, and D3 in the Summer, Fall and Winter quarters, or enrolled as an ID3 student.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Third year dental students complete a one-week rotation directly evaluating orthodontic patients for the type of malocclusion.

136  Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation  (0 - 1.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrolled as D3 or ID4 student.       Activities: Seminar, Laboratory, Clinical Clerkship

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to clinical pediatric dentistry. Initial techniques will be taught in Simulation Lab. Emphasizes behavioral management, examination and treatment planning. The complexity of the cases will increase as skills develop. Clinical practice will be supplemented by clinical seminars.

137  Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation  (0 - 0.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Ramos       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrolled as D3 or ID4 student.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

One week block rotation following patients in the oral medicine clinic. Students will gain experience in various aspects of oral medicine including history taking, clinical examination, differential diagnosis, principles of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

138.01  Management &Treatment of Periodontal Diseases  (0 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Y. Rajendran, R. Diettinger, P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and successful completion of PCC 129 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrolled as D3 or ID3 students.       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Clinical Clerkship

Third year Dental students will manage and treat periodontal diseases under the direct supervision of specialty faculty. Small seminar and discussion groups review etiology, diagnoses, prognoses, and treatment modalities.

138.02  Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Y. Rajendran, R. Parr, P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and successful completion of PCC 138.01 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrolled as D4 students and ID4 students       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Fourth Year Dental Students and Second Year International Dental Students will manage and treat periodontal diseases under the direct supervision of specialty faculty (Periodontists).

138.03  Management &Treatment of Periodontal Diseases  (0 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Y. Rajendran, R. Diettinger, P. Xenoudi       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Enrolled as ID3 students.       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Third year International Dental students will manage and treat periodontal diseases under the direct supervision of specialty faculty. Small seminar and discussion groups review etiology, diagnoses, prognoses, and treatment modalities.

139  Patient-Centered Care Clinic  (0 - 16 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Le, S. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and completion of PRDS 128 and PCC 129.

Restrictions: Enrolled as D3 student or consent of instructor.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Third year dental students provide primary dental care for patients with simple to moderate dental complexity. They will work towards a competency level permitting them to provide more complex patient care in Comprehensive Dental Care 149. Students will develop skills in patient management, examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, dental disease prevention and management, and dental restoration.

146.01  Integrated General Dentistry  (3.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): L. Centore, D. Coluzzi, J. Eaton       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of first three years of dental school or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Fourth year dental students and fourth year international dental students.       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course complements the fourth year dental student experiences by providing didactic instruction in advanced clinical topics including surgical techniques, treatment alternatives, and patient management skills. Students analyze and present cases, develop practice management skills, and prepare for licensure examinations.

146.02  Integrated General Dentistry  (3.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Centore, D. Coluzzi, J. Eaton       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 146.01 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrollment as D4 or ID4 students       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course complements the fourth year dental student clinical experiences by providing didactic instruction in advanced clinical topics including surgical techniques, treatment alternatives, and patient management skills. This course emphasizes the management of oral health care for older adults.

146.03  Integrated General Dentistry  (3.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Centore, D. Coluzzi       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 146.02 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as D4 or ID4 student       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course complements the fourth year dental student clinical experiences by providing didactic instruction focusing on the legal, ethical, and practical aspects of practice management.

146.04  Integrated General Dentistry  (3.5 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): L. Centore, D. Coluzzi       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PCC 146.03 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as D4 or ID4 student       Activities: Lecture

This multidisciplinary course complements the fourth year dental student clinical experiences by providing didactic instruction in advanced clinical topics. Students analyze and present cases from their clinical portfolios, and prepare for clinical licensure examinations.

147.01  Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants  (0 - 4.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Hastings, S. Hahn       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and completion of PRV RS DEN 116 PRV RS DEN 117 PRV RS DEN 118 PRV RS DEN 126 PRV RS DEN 127 PRV RS DEN 128 PT CN CARE 129 or consent of the instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as a D3 or ID3 student       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides clinical experience in the application of skills, techniques, and knowledge of fixed prosthodontics. Clinical experiences will provide the student with competence in the broad range of fixed prosthodontic procedures including single tooth replacement required in the practice of general dentistry.

147.02  Clinical Fixed Prosthondontics and Implants  (0 - 4.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Hastings, S. Hahn       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and completion of Patient - Centered Care 147.01 or consent of the instructor

Restrictions: Enrollment as a D4 or ID4 student       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides clinical experience in the application of skills, techniques, and knowledge of fixed prosthodontics. Clinical experiences will provide the student with competence in the broad range of fixed prosthodontic procedures including single tooth replacement required in the practice of general dentistry.

148  Community Clinics Externship Course  (0 - 10.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Assael       Prerequisite(s): Good standing in PCC 107, 108, 109, 136, 138, 139.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Community Clinics Externship Course is a required 2-year course that exposes Junior dental students to a 3-week block rotation and Senior dental students to a 6-week block rotation as providers of comprehensive dental clinical services. The students will work and gain invaluable experience under faculty supervision at one of our current community externship sites.

149  Patient-Centered Care Clinic  (0 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Harris, W. Hsin, O. Le, P. Atkinson       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory academic standing and completion of PCC 139.

Restrictions: Limited to D4 students in good standing or consent from instructor.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Fourth year dental students will provide comprehensive dental care at the Parnassus Dental Clinic for patients with moderate to advanced dental complexity. Students oversee the dental care for the patients assigned to them as they work towards competency as beginning general dentists. They enhance skills in examination, diagnosis, treatment planning and dental therapy.