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180.1  Advanced Clinical Periodontology- Elective  (0 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Y. Rajendran, Y. Kapila, G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: This course is limited to D4 and IDP4 students       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

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 three (3) quarters. Successful participation all both quarters is required.

407.10  Periodontal Education and Communications Strategies  (1 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Parr, G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: First year PG Periodontology students.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic 2 quarter course will teach strategies to implement for patient communication, motivation, and compliance. Problems in interpersonal relationships with patients, employees, and referring dentists will be discussed with methods of successful resolution developed. Each student will be required to develop an office mission statement.

411.01  Introduction to Postgraduate Periodontology, Part 1  (1.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin, G. Armitage, R. Parr, M. Ryder, Y. Kapila       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontology       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

In this Summer quarter introductory didactic course to the periodontal specialty, the postgraduate student will receive 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. Instruction is primarily focused on students gaining knowledge of periodontal principles and their application to clinical care.

411.02  Introduction to Advanced Periodontology, Part 2  (1.5 units)   Fall

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

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the periodontology postgraduate program       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

In this Fall Quarter introductory course, the postgraduate student receives instruction on core information for the biological basis of the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of periodontal diseases and Implant Dentistry. The overall objective of the course is to build on information provided in the summer quarter to move student beyond introductory periodontal principles to learning basic procedures, surgical strategies and preparation of models and other data records for surgery planning.

411.03  Introduction to Advanced Periodontology, Part 3  (1.5 units)   Winter

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

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the periodontology postgraduate program       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

In this Winter Quarter introductory course, the postgraduate student continues to receive instruction on core information for the biological basis of the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of periodontal diseases and Implant Dentistry. This course includes instruction on the theoretical aspect of different surgical and non surgical techniques.

413  Contemporary Periodontal Topics  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: Enrollment in the first year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This year long didactic course complements the 411 series to move student beyond understanding introductory periodontal principles so they can start applying these principles to clinic care: using basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations will shift each quarter as student advances in acquisition and demonstration of knowledge.

413.01  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Summer

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

Restrictions: Enrollment in the postgraduate periodontology program       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course complements the 411 series to move student beyond understanding introductory periodontal principles so they can start applying these principles to clinic care: using basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations will shift each quarter as student advances in acquisition and demonstration of knowledge.

413.02  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 413.01

Restrictions: Enrollment in the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course complements the 411 series to move student beyond understanding introductory periodontal principles so they can start applying these principles to clinic care: using basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations will shift each quarter as student advances in acquisition and demonstration of knowledge.

413.03  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 413.02

Restrictions: Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course complements the 411 series to move student beyond understanding introductory periodontal principles so they can start applying these principles to clinic care: using basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations will shift each quarter as student advances in acquisition and demonstration of knowledge.

413.04  Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 413.03

Restrictions: Enrollment in postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course complements the 411 series to move student beyond understanding introductory periodontal principles so they can start applying these principles to clinic care: using basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations will shift each quarter as student advances in acquisition and demonstration of knowledge.

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  (6 units)   Summer

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

Restrictions: Enrollment in 1st year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical clerkship provides a comprehensive experience in evaluation and provision of periodontal care using non surgical periodontal procedures. Residents are expected to apply their knowledge of basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and performing therapeutic procedures. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

419.02  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 419.01

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 1st year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical clerkship provides a comprehensive experience in evaluation and provision of periodontal care using non surgical periodontal procedures. Residents are expected to apply their knowledge of basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and performing therapeutic procedures. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

419.03  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 419.02

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 1st year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical clerkship provides a comprehensive experience in evaluation and provision of periodontal care using non surgical periodontal procedures. Residents are expected to apply their knowledge of basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and performing therapeutic procedures. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

419.04  Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 419.03

Restrictions: Enrollment in 1st year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical clerkship provides a comprehensive experience in evaluation and provision of periodontal care using non surgical periodontal procedures. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of basic procedures, non-surgical strategies and preparing data records for treatment planning and performing therapeutic procedures. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

423  Advanced Periodontal Topics  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 413

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 2nd year of the periodontology postgraduate program       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This year long didactic course covers advanced surgical topics for treatment planning and clinical care. Special emphasis is given to diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, treatment planning options and treatment rendered for complicated cases. Students are expected to present and defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances in demonstration of knowledge and skill.

423.01  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 413.01, PERIODONT 413.02, PERIODONT 413.03, PERIODONT 413.04

Restrictions: Enrollment in the postgraduate periodontology program       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course covers advanced surgical topics for treatment planning and clinical care. Special emphasis is given to diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, treatment planning options and treatment rendered for complicated cases. Students are expected to present and defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances in demonstration of knowledge and skill.

423.02  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 423.01

Restrictions: Enrollment in the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course covers advanced surgical topics for treatment planning and clinical care. Special emphasis is given to diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, treatment planning options and treatment rendered for complicated cases. Students are expected to present and defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances in demonstration of knowledge and skill.

423.03  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 423.02

Restrictions: Enrollment in the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course covers advanced surgical topics for treatment planning and clinical care. Special emphasis is given to diagnosis, prognosis, etiology,treatment planning options and treatment rendered for complicated cases. Students are expected to present and defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances in demonstration of knowledge and skill.

423.04  Adv Treatment Planning & Surgery  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 423.03

Restrictions: Enrollment in postgraduate periodontal program.       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic course covers advanced surgical topics for treatment planning and clinical care. Special emphasis is given to diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, treatment planning options and treatment rendered for complicated cases. Students are expected to present and defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances in demonstration of knowledge and skill.

429.01  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Completion of Perio 419.04

Restrictions: Enrollment in second year of the postgraduate periodontology program       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training in providing clinic care to patients requiring periodontal surgical treatment. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including management of periodontal diseases and simple implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

429.02  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 429.01

Restrictions: Enrollment in 2nd year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training in providing clinic care to patients requiring periodontal surgical treatment. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including management of periodontal diseases and simple implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

429.03  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Winter

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

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 2nd year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training in providing clinic care to patients requiring periodontal surgical treatment. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including management of periodontal diseases and simple implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

429.04  Advanced Clinical Periodontics  (6 units)   Spring

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

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 2nd year of the postgraduate periodontology program       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training in providing clinic care to patients requiring periodontal surgical treatment. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including management of periodontal diseases and simple implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

431  Periodontal Practice Management  (1 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Parr, G. Lin       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: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

In this required 2 quarter didactic 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.

433  Implant Treatment Planning and Surgery  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIODONT 423

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 3rd year of the postgraduate periodontology program       Activities: Direct - Seminar, Student - Seminar

This didactic year long course covers treatment planning and clinical care approaches for implants. Special emphasis is given to diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, treatment planning options and treatment rendered for complicated cases. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances in demonstration of knowledge and skill. Students are expected to present and defend their treatment plan and therapeutic procedures based on relevant literature and clinical experience.

439.01  Advanced Clinical Implantology  (6 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIO 429.04

Restrictions: Enrollment in the third year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training to students in providing clinic care to patients requiring dental implant surgical treatments. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including soft tissue and hard tissue deficiencies and multiple/full-mouth implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

439.02  Advanced Clinical Implantology  (6 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIO 439.01

Restrictions: Enrollment in the third year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training to students in providing clinic care to patients requiring dental implant surgical treatments. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including soft tissue and hard tissue deficiencies and multiple/full-mouth implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

439.03  Advanced Clinical Implantology  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIO 439.02

Restrictions: Enrollment in the 3rd year of the postgraduate periodontology program        Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training to students in providing clinic care to patients requiring dental implant surgical treatments. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including soft tissue and hard tissue deficiencies and multiple/full-mouth implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.

439.04  Advanced Clinical Implantology  (6 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Lin       Prerequisite(s): PERIO 439.03

Restrictions: Enrollment in the third year of the postgraduate periodontology program.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinic experience provides advanced training to students in providing clinic care to patients requiring dental implant surgical treatments. Students are expected to apply their knowledge of diagnostic modalities, surgical procedures, and strategies to perform surgical procedures including soft tissue and hard tissue deficiencies and multiple/full-mouth implant placement. Emphasis and expectations shift each quarter as student advances.