Course Catalog » Course Listing for Restorative Dental Sciences

186.01A  Practice Teaching  (0 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff

Activities: Laboratory

Practical teaching experience in selected courses under the supervision of senior members of the staff.

186.01C  Practice Teaching  (0 - 3 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): Staff

Activities: Laboratory

Practical teaching experience in selected courses under the supervision of senior members of the staff.

186.02  Advanced Endodontic Literature Review  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): K. Schroeder       Prerequisite(s): Third or fourth year dental students in good standing.

Activities: Seminar

Advanced Endodontic Literature Review is an in-depth study of recent endodontic publications with seminar discussion that may include traumatology, prognosis, contemporary instrumentation devices, relative obturation efficacies retreatment issues and more sophisticated procedures.

188.02  Advanced Clinical Endodontics  (0 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Rising       Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This clinical elective course provides advanced 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.

199.01  Biomaterials Laboratory Project  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Marshall       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and approval of the chairperson of the department

Activities: Laboratory

A laboratory research project under direction of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

199.02  Endodontics Laboratory Project  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Rising       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and approval of the chairperson of the department.

Activities: Laboratory

A laboratory research project under direction of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

199.04  Operative Dentistry Laboratory Project  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. White       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and approval of the chairperson of the department

Activities: Laboratory

A laboratory research project under direction of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

202  Advanced Dental Biomaterials Science I  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Fried       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in a postgraduate program.

Activities: Lecture

First of two courses on scientific basis for selection and manipulation of restorative dentistry materials emphasizes mechanical properties and structure-property relationships of metals and alloys, atomic-level bonding and structure, defect structures, and their polymeric structure and properties.

203  Mineralized Tissues:Science, Engineering & Clinical Aspects  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Ho, S. Habelitz       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in a postgraduate program.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course will emphasize Mineralized Tissues and the use of Biomaterials for the Craniofacial Complex. Focus is on understanding diverse aspects of craniofacial development, in particular the biology and engineering of mineralized tissue including the formation of specialized matrices which enable biomineralization, stem cell biology and morphogenesis, as well as etiologies of diseases and clinical approaches to tissue or organ repair.

213  Chemical Aspects of Dental Caries  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Featherstone

Activities: Lecture

The biochemical basis for understanding the mechanisms of dental caries will be presented. Topics include tooth ultrastructure, tooth chemistry, plaque metabolism, immunology, protective functions of saliva, enzymes, caries risk assessment, the roles of fluoride, and mechanisms of de- and remineralization.

428  Prosthodontics Clinic  (0 - 10 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): F. Finzen

Restrictions: Must be 2nd-year student in the Postgraduate Prosthodontics Program.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Advanced prosthodontic clinical treatment utilizing a variety of treatment philosophies, articulating instruments, and techniques.

438  Prosthodontics Clinic  (0 - 10 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): F. Finzen       Prerequisite(s): Must be 3rd-year student in the postgraduate prosthodontics program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Advanced prosthodontic clinical treatment utilizing a variety of treatment philosophies, articulating instruments, and techniques.