2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Surgical Dentistry (DSSD)

DSSD 5101 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 5102 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 5103 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.

DSSD 5501 -  Clinical Correlations  (0.1-5 Credits)  

This course provides an overview of the major pathologies associated with each human body system, and possible oral manifestations and dental treatment considerations associated with these pathologies.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 5502 -  Lifelong Learning in Dentistry  (0.1-5 Credits)  

This course focuses on decision making in dentistry, the concepts section of the course will be presented and discussed segmentally through presentation of a research report on current hot topics. Department consent required.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 5503 -  Introduction to the Electronic Health Record  (0.1-5 Credits)  

This course will enable students to demonstrate a basic proficiency of the use of the electronic health record (axiUm). Department consent required.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 5505 -  Introduction to Clinical Dentistry 2  (0.1-5 Credits)  

This course will continue to prepare students for clinic. Topics covered provide a foundation for the practice of dentistry including Oral Health Literacy, Resiliency, Ergonomics and Training in 4-handed Dentistry including a Clinical Assist Session.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 6101 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 6102 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 6103 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.

DSSD 6600 -  Clinical Dental Pharmacology  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Integration of basic drug mechanisms with fundamentals of clinical pharmacology and patient care.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 6604 -  Pain Control 1 (Local Anesthesia)  (0.1-5 Credits)  

The anatomy of the nerve supply to the teeth and associated structures is covered. The techniques for administration of local anesthesia to the maxilla and mandible are demonstrated by the faculty and performed by the student.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 6608 -  Prevention and Management of Medical Emergencies  (0.1-5 Credits)  

The prevention, diagnosis, and management of medical emergencies are presented.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 6610 -  Pain Control 2 (Nitrous Oxide Analgesia)  (0.1-5 Credits)  

Pharmacological indications and contraindications and prevention and treatment of complications relating to use of nitrous oxide is presented.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.

DSSD 6612 -  Orofacial Pain  (0.1-5 Credits)  

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and pathology of the temporomandibular joint. Emphasis is on the multidisciplinary nature of treating disorders of the TMJ.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Summer.

DSSD 7101 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 7102 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 7103 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.

DSSD 7712 -  Dental Pain and Emergencies  (0.1-5 Credits)  

This course covers the diagnostic and treatment consideration for the management of the patient in pain and other emergency problems encountered in general dentistry. Independent study assigned by course director.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 8011 -  Clinical Emergencies 1  (0.1-5 Credits)  

The patient who presents with oral pain is evaluated and relief of discomfort is provided by the student under the supervision of the dental faculty.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 8101 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

DSSD 8102 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Spring.

DSSD 8103 -  Individualized Study in Dentistry  (0.1-10 Credits)  

Individualized course instruction to meet the needs of student.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Summer.