Course Catalog » Dental Sciences 127

Subject: Dental Sciences
Course Number: 127
Course Title: Orofacial Pain: Foundations for Diagnosis and Treatment
Units: 2
School: Dentistry
Department: Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Course Description: This didactic course presents a comprehensive introduction to the major categories of orofacial pain and how it impacts daily clinical practice of general dentistry. The course reviews the anatomical, physiological, pathological and pharmacological basis for pain perception and pain control, expanding upon foundational science knowledge, and translating the information to the safe and effective use of intraoral local anesthesia in dentistry.
Prerequisites: none
Restrictions: D2
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: J. Perkins
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
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