Course Catalog » Dental Sciences 128

Subject: Dental Sciences
Course Number: 128
Course Title: Oral Physiology, Orofacial Pain, and TMD
Units: 4
School: Dentistry
Department: Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Course Description: A contemporary dentist must have the background knowledge regarding the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and orofacial pain (OFP). Tooth pain is one of many conditions that may masquerade as orofacial pain. Proper diagnosis is critical, as incorrect or omitted diagnosis is a common cause of treatment failure. This discipline has evolved from traditional mechanistic dental concepts of the past to more current, evidence-based biopsychosocial model.
Prerequisites: BMS 116
Restrictions: D2
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Online - Web-based course work, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: J. Buchanan
Additional Instructor(s): L. Centore, R. Didier, S. Kapila
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