2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Pediatric Dentistry (DSPD)

DSPD 6620 -  Pediatric Dentistry 1  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Basic principles of clinical diagnosis and treatment of the child patient are introduced. Developmental aspects of the formation of the craniofacial complex are applied to clinical management of space maintenance, pupal, restorative, and behavior management problems.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSPD 6630 -  Pediatric Dentistry 2  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Introductory courses in pediatric dentistry providing foundational knowledge for subsequent participation in pediatric dentistry clinical rotations. Laboratory and didactic components provide knowledge and skills for restorative treatment during the primary, transitional, and young permanent dentition phases.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.

DSPD 7011 -  Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 1  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Clinical rotation in pediatric dentistry.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSPD 7022 -  Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 2  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Clinical rotation in pediatric dentistry.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSPD 7033 -  Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 3  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Clinical rotation in pediatric dentistry.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.

DSPD 7700 -  Pediatric Dentistry 3  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Course emphasizes diagnostic and treatment considerations for pediatric patients, including lecture materials and case presentations to facilitate a good working knowledge of treatment planning/procedures covering sedation techniques as well as traumatic injuries, hospital dentistry and medically compromised patients.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSPD 8855 -  Clinical Pediatric Dentistry  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Course is a continuation from initial clinical courses and provides further experience in developmental, behavioral, preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic care on a comprehensive basis for pediatric patients in the primary, transitional, and permanent dentition phases and patients with special health care needs.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 6.

Typically Offered: Fall.