Course Catalog » Course Listing for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

140.30  Dentistry for Medical Students  (3 - 18 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Bast       Prerequisite(s): Completion of year two of medical school.

Restrictions: Enrolled in UCSF or UCD School of Medicine.       Activities: Lecture

Students will conduct oral screenings and evaluate patients with dental problems including toothache, oral pathology, dentofacial deformities, temporomandibular joint pathology, and preprosthetic problems. They will learn to give intraoral injections, perform intraoral biopsies, extract simple teeth and assist with more major surgical procedures.

150.01  Research in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  (5.5 - 13.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Pogrel       Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor

Restrictions: none       Activities: Project

This course allows students to develop and conduct research related to oral & maxillofacial surgery. This may include clinical, translational, or basic science research as developed by or with the course/research instructor.

170.40  Orofacial Medicine for Medical Students  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Topp       Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A       Activities: Lecture

“Orofacial Medicine for Medical Students” offers an overview of the dental/orofacial conditions that physicians may encounter in diverse patient populations. Major topics include common pathologies and variations of normal observed in the oral cavity, the recognition and classification of caries, and how to educate patients about oral hygiene and fluoride use.

179.03  Temporomandibular Joint Clinic  (0 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): C. McNeill       Prerequisite(s): DDS degree

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Participation in the Temporomandibular Joint Clinic applying knowledge of history-taking and differential diagnosis and utilizing such diagnostic techniques.

189.01  Clinical Experince in Hospital Dentistry  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Perkins

Restrictions: Fourth-year dental student in good standing.      

This clinical elective in hospital dentistry allows students to provide general restorative dentistry to special need patients under general anesthesia.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Buchanan

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

416  History Taking and Physical Diagnosis  (2 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): S. Miyasaki, M. Pogrel, R. Silva, B. Bast

Activities: Seminar

This course is designed to familiarize students with the techniques of history taking and the basic methods of physical examination. Practical experience in physical examination and historical interviews will be demonstratied in the hospital enviornment.

471  Applied Surgical Anatomy  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): B. Bast       Prerequisite(s): Course offered to first-year residents in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, other OMFS residents by arrangement, UCSF School of Dentistry postdoctoral residents and students by arrangement, selected senior dental students by arrangement as an elective

Activities: Laboratory

Relationships of gross anatomical structures of the head and neck are studied during laboratory dissections. Emphasis is placed on the correlations of cadaver dissection findings to diagnosis and on operating room surgery. Dissections will be approached as surgical procedures.

474  Oral & Max Surgery Seminar  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): M. Pogrel       Prerequisite(s): Limited to interns and residents

Seminar includes presentation of case studies, literature review, clinical pathology presentations, and occasional guest lectures.