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R. Leslie Arnett, DDS, MS
Professor, Periodontics
School of Dentistry
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
7/2014 - 9/2014 PERI 624 Moderate Sedation - See PERI 624 2008 entry below for description. In 2009 course in addition to Lectures # 2 &  6 noted in 2008 I presented Lecture # 3 (which was lectures # 3 & 4 in 2008) Inhalation Sedation and #8 Emergency Preparation and Management. Further as noted in 2008 I supervised the Lab session on "Venipuncture" and in 2009 also supervised the lab session on "Nitrous Oxide Technique and Monitoring Equipment"
11/2011 ANAT512  one lecture to D1 students on the potential contributory effects of periodontopathogens on various systemic organs and systems. Included, among others, was coronary arterial disease, control and effects in diabetes mellitus, and obstetrical pre-term low birth weight and delivery. Course Director - Kenneth Wright, PhD
7/2008 - 9/2014 PERI 624 Moderate Sedation - 60 hour didactic preparatory course fulfilling part of the requirements in qualifying for the "Conscious Sedation Permit" in the State of California (and elsewhere). Presented lectures #1-Sedation montoring and lecture #6-Venipuncture also Co-supervised the laboratory session on "Nitrous Oxide Technique and Monitoring Equipment" and Supervised the 2 laboratory sessions on "Venipuncture".
4/2008 - 6/2008 DNHY 405  Introduction to Periodontics - Course Director - This course is designed to familiarize the student with : 1.Macro & micriscopic anatomy of the periodontium, 2. Pathogenesis of periodontitis, 3. Etiology of periodontal disease: Plaque and calculus, 4.Systemic risk factors, 5. Host response, 6.Local environmental risk factors, 7. Classification of periodontal diseases and conditions, 8. Gingival diseases, 9. Periodontitis, and 10. Clinical periodontal assessment & radiographic analysis of the periodontium.
Course Director
9/2007 - 1/2014 DNHY435/DNHY435PD- Special Topics in Periodontal Therapy - Course Director  This course is designed to familiarize the student with  1. Non-surgical therapy and Reevaluation, 2. Systemic conditions and Periodontal disease, 3. Surgical therapy and Periodontal maintenance, 4. Dental implants, 5. Radiographic analysis of the periodontium, 6.Chemical agents in periodontal care, 7. Trauma from occlusion, Orthodontic therapy and periodontal disease, 8. Microbes, 9. Periodontal emergencies and Chart documentation, and 10.Iatrogenic causes and restorative considerations. ( See DNHY405'DNHY405PD above regarding the addition of the Palm Desert program)
3/2007 - 6/2015 DNHY405/DNHY405PD - Introduction to Periodontics - Course Director
This course is designed to help Dental Hygiene students understand: 1. The microscopicand gross anatomy of the periodontium in health and disease 2. The etiology, microbiology, and pathogenesis of periodontal disease 3. The relationship of dental plaque to periodontal disease and the formation of plaque and calculus 4. The host response to bacterial plaque 5. Systemic and local environmental risk factors for periodontitis 6. The gingival and periodontal disease process and current classification of periodontitis 7. The various forms of periodontitis The course consists of 10 lectures of 2 hour duration each. The PD form was added after the inception of the AS program in the Palm Desert facility. {2012] The two courses are identical in content.
7/2006 - 8/2006 IDPP 754 Clinical Periodontics - Course Director
Covered the following topics: 1. Selected Subjects in Initial Periodontal Therapy 2. Antimicrobial Therapy in Periodontics 3. Phase Contrast Micropscopy in Periodontics 4. Periodontal Surgery 5. Electrosurgery 6. Comprehensive Periodontal Therapy 7. Semester Review 2 hours for each lecture Also given 01/23/06
Clinical Supervision
7/2007 - 6/2015 Clinical Supervision
Includes Clinical supervision in Periodontics for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral students. Clinical supervision and oversight of Postdoctoral Residents in Intravenous Moderate Sedation (Periodontics, Endodontics, Impalntology, Prosthodontics) in preparation for Conscious Sedation Permit issued by The Dental Board.
Interactive Teaching
7/2008 - 8/2008 DNES718 Communications & Interpersonal Relationships  - Served as resource DDS for Dr. Wm. Hooker in this course designed to enhance Clinical and personal communications. Extra emphasis was placed on inter-racial and gender concerns while communicating in a clinical setting.
7/2004 - 6/2015

2014 - 2015Clinical Faculty

Oversee clinical therapy in  Pre-Doctoral, & Post- Doctoral Periodontics / Supervise Conscious sedation in  Post Doc Periodontics and Endodontics - total 33hrs/week including addition of 1 day per week at Palm Desert DH Clinical facility and 5 hrs of administrative time.
Administrative Teaching Roles
9/2012 - 11/2014

DNHY435PD - Special Topics in Periodontal Therapy - Course Director -  See[Lecture" DNHY435/DNHY435P  above]

7/2012 - 6/2015

DNHY405PD Introduction to Periodontics(Palm Desert) - Course Director  See"Lecture" DNHY405/DNHY405PD above

7/2012 - 9/2014

DNHY405PD  Introduction to Periodontics (Palm Desert AS Program) Course Director - [SeeDNHY405PD above]

4/2010 - 6/2015

DNHY405 - Introduction to Periodontics - Course Director - see DNHY405 - 2008 below

10/2009 - 12/2009 DNHY435 - Special Topics in Periodontal Therapy -Course Director - See DNHY435 2008 below
9/2007 - Present

DNHY435 - Special Topics in Periodontal Therapy -Course Director

3/2007 - 6/2015 DNHY405 - Introduction to Periodontics -Course Director -