ENDN 534 Endodontic Treatment Conference 18 units
Designed to evaluate and discuss diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis, and outcome of endodontic treatment cases. Repeated registrations are required to fulfill the total units.
ENDN 654 Practice Teaching in Endodontics 3-4 units
Supervised teaching in the endodontic pre-clinical laboratory and predoctoral clinic. Repeated registrations are required to fulfill the total units.
ENDN 725 Clinical Practice in Endodontics 72 units
Designed to gain practice and experience in all aspects of endodontics. Emphasis is placed on obtaining experience in treating complex endodontic cases. A minimum of 240 clock hours per quarter (for 9 quarters) are required to fulfill the total units of 72.
ENDN 726 Clinical Practice of Implant Dentistry in Endodontics 8 units
Clinical Experience in the diagnosis of individuals with fixed, removable, maxillofacial, and implant prostheses. Repeat registration required to fulfill total units.
GRDN 514 Introduction to Biomedical Research 4 units
Provides basic information necessary to develop a research proposal. Focuses on applied statistics, as well as proposal writing --- which emphasizes critical evaluation of the literature, proposal design, and proposal methodology. Culminates in an approved research proposal suitable for submission to the department Research Guidance Committee (RGC). Courses consists of lectures and seminars.
GRDN 601 Practice Management 2 units
Prepares students for specialty practice. Topics include concepts of employment, records, incorporating, insurance, investments and investment management, and practice planning.
GRDN 609 Professional Ethics 2 units
Provides students with a theological and philosophical framework for professional ethics. Topics include individual rights, autonomy, informed consent, and the responsibilities of the professional person in the dental field, as well as in society as a whole.
GRDN 622 Biomedical Sciences II (Part 1 and Part 2) 4 units
Advanced, two-quarter course offered every other year (alternating with GRDN 623) during autumn and winter quarters. Course content includes applied oral bacteriology, immunology, topics in oral medicine, applied pharmacology, TMD, and orofacial pain. Since the course is constructed on an advanced level of understanding students are expected to have prior basic knowledge in the various topic areas.
GRDN 623 Biomedical Sciences II (Part 1 and Part 2) 4 units
Advanced, two-quarter course offered every other year (alternating with GRDN 622) during autumn and winter quarters. Course content includes cell biology, applied oral pathology, biology of hard tissues, physiology, and biochemistry. Since the course is constructed on an advanced level of understanding students are expected to have prior basic knowledge in the various topic areas.
GRDN 632 Basic Microsurgery Technique 2 units
An integrated four-hour laboratory course tailored to the needs of the individual student. Principles and application of microscope operation and use, microinstrumentation, microdissection, micromanipulation, and microsuturing techniques. Performance of various microvascular and microneural repair procedures.
IMDP 505 Patient Presentation Seminar 7 units
Implant patient treatment presentations, discussion of alternate methods of rehabilitation, and related literature. Repeated registrations are required to fulfill the total units.
IMPD 533 Applied Radiology for Implant Dentistry 1.5 units
The course is designed to give the postdoctoral student fundamental aspects of radiology imaging as part of the diagnosis and treatment. Course content includes in-depth level of instruction in the most commonly used dental implant simulation software.
IMPD 604 Current Literature in Implant Dentistry 14 units
This course is designed to give the postdoctoral student in implant dentistry a deeper understanding of the research and literature currently available. Repeated registrations are required to fulfill the total units.
IMPD 612 Advanced Implant Dentistry 2 units
Provides postdoctoral students with the knowledge and techniques of advanced prosthodontic and implant procedures ---notably those involved in sinus graft surgery, surgical repairs of implant defects, and the principles involved in the immediate loading implants.
IMPD 634 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Implant Dentistry 7 units
Didactic and clinical aspects of diagnosis and treatment planning for patients with complex dental problems. Repeated registrations are required to fulfill the total units.
ORPA 533 Radiology 2 units
Utilization of the physical nature of x-rays to better understand image production, biological effects of x-rays, radiation safety, application of principles of radiographic techniques. Risk estimation and radiographic interpretation.
PERI 624 Moderate Sedation 4 units
Prepares the postdoctoral endodontics graduate student to meet requirements for certification by the California Board of Dentistry in the administration of conscious (intravenous) sedation and to meet the requirements of the Commission of Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association for the teaching of conscious sedation. Includes seminars, laboratory exercises, and literature review seminars that enhance the student's proficiency in the theory and practice of conscious sedation in the dental office. Open to other graduate dentistry programs.
RELE 524 Bioethics and Society 3 units
Explores, from Christian and philosophical perspecives, issues confronting both society and patients. Uses case studies to illustrate such themes as health disparities, AIDS policy, end-of-life care, and organ transplantation.