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140.30  Dentistry for Medical Students  (1.5 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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

Restrictions: Enrolled in UCSF School of Medicine.       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Workshop, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - 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.

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.