Course Catalog » Course Listing for Periodontology

180.1  Advanced Clinical Periodontology- Elective  (0 - 3 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): Y. Rajendran, Y. Kapila, G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PCC 138.01, PCC 138.03

Restrictions: This course is limited to D4 and IDP4 students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Clinical Clerkship

The goal of this course is to Introduce advanced periodontal surgical therapy to dental students who are not interested in specializing. The didactic component: will help the students to expand their knowledge in periodontal surgical concepts. The clinical component: will help the student to learn periodontal surgical therapy of mild-moderate difficulty. This elective course will last two (2) quarters. Successful participation in both quarters is required.

407.10  Periodontal Education and Communications Strategies I  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Parr       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: First year PG Periodontology students.       Activities: Lecture

This course will teach strategies to implement for patient communication, motivation, and compliance. Problems in interpersonal relationships and the solutions for the problems are presented. The same principles are applied when solving relationship issues with employees and referring dentists. The skill of teaching is presented as well.

407.20  Periodontal Education and Communications Strategies II  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Parr       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: First year PG Periodontology students       Activities: Lecture

This course will teach strategies to implement for patient communication, motivation, and compliance. Problems in interpersonal relationships and the solutions for the problems are presented. The same principles are applied when solving relationship issues with employees and referring dentists. The skill of teaching is presented as well.

411.01  Introduction to Postgraduate Periodontology  (0 - 5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin, G. Armitage, R. Parr, M. Ryder, Y. Kapila       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment as a first year postgraduate student in periodontology at UCSF

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontology at the University of California, School of Dentistry, San Francisco       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

In this Summer quarter introductory course to the periodontal specialty, the postgraduate student will receive the core information and training on the biological basis and clinical approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases and for implant therapy prior to commencing further coursework and patient care.

411.02  Introduction to Advanced Periodontology   (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Periodont 411.01

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

In this Fall Quarter introductory course to the periodontal specialty, the postgraduate student receives instruction on the core information for the biological basis of the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of periodontal diseases and Implant Dentistry

411.03  Introduction to Advanced Periodontology   (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Periodontology 411.01, Periodontology 411.02

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

In this Winter Quarter introductory course to the periodontal specialty, the postgraduate student receives instruction on the core information for the biological basis of the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of periodontal diseases and Implant Dentistry

413.01  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

413.02  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

413.03  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

413.04  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They are expected to defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedure based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

414  Sedation in Dental Practice  (4 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin, Y. Kapila       Prerequisite(s): DDS/DMD Degree, Residency Status

Restrictions: Residents       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

This course provides 40 hours of didactic instruction in minimal and moderate sedation. It is designed in accordance with the American Dental Association’s Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students. It will focus on preparation of sedation device and administration of controlled substances to achieve an ideal level of conscious sedation.

415  Sedation in Dental Practice: AAP,Grand Rounds,Emergency Prot  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin, Y. Kapila       Prerequisite(s): DDS/DMD Degree, Residency Status

Restrictions: Residents       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

This course provides 20 hours of didactic instruction in minimal and moderate sedation. It is designed in accordance with the American Dental Association’s Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students. It will focus on identifying and managing various emergency scenarios and protecting patient safety.

416  Sedation in Dental Practice: Clinical Care  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin, Y. Kapila       Prerequisite(s): 414, 415; DDS/DMD Degree, Residency Status, ACLS certificate

Restrictions: Residents       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This repeatable course provides 60 hours of comprehensive clinical instruction in minimal and moderate sedation in the dental setting each year. It is designed in accordance with the American Dental Association’s Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students.

419.01  Clinical Periodontics  (5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

419.02  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

419.03  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

419.04  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontology therapy.

423.01  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

423.02  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

423.03  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

423.04  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin

Activities: Seminar

Students present and discuss management of their cases that are either planned for treatment or currently under treatment. They will be responsible for defending their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

429.01  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Perio 419.01 or 419.02 or 419.03 or 419.04.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontal therapy. This course is an enlargement on earlier clinical experience.

429.02  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in postgraduate periodontal therapy.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical procedures in periodontal therapy.

429.03  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Perio 429.02.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Advanced surgical techniques in management of periodontal lesions.

429.04  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Perio 429.03.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Advanced surgical techniques in management of periodontal lesions.

431  Periodontal Practice Management  (0 - 2.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Parr       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the third year of the postgraduate program in periodontology at the University of California, School of Dentistry

Restrictions: Successful completion of all didactic and clinical courses in periodontology in the first two years of the postgraduate program in periodontology. Enrollment restricted to 3rd year students in the postgraduate program in periodontology       Activities: Lecture

In this required course for third year postgraduate students in the postgraduate program in periodontology, students learn about the principles of starting a periodontal practice including legal, financial, and regulatory issues.

432  Periodontology Literature Review  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): G. Armitage       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Course only open to postgraduate students enrolled in the first or second year of the postgraduate program in Periodontology, School of Dentistry.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

Postgraduate students act as discussion group leaders for 60 assigned topics over 2 years (6 terms). Course has total of 12 units (3 hours a week; 30 hours/2 units per quarter). With faculty mentor guidance, students review the literature, develop a seminar outline/objectives, and lead group discussions. Emphasis is placed on developing the skills necessary for critical analysis of periodontal and associated biomedical literature.