Oral Biology (OBIO)

OBIO 602. Bone and Calcium Physiology3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Not Offered

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Contemporary concepts and literature in bone and calcium physiology. Lectures and student-led discussions.

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OBIO 611. Craniofacial Osteology1-3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Not Offered

Prerequisite(s): OPGD 801 and OPGD 805 or equivalents.

Description: Explores the hard tissue interrelationships of the cranifacial complex. Includes the mechanical properties, origins and maturation of facial bones. Complements the cephalometric course; designed to link clinical applications to anatomic locations.

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OBIO 612. Craniomaxillofacial Diagnostic Imaging2-4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Description: N

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OBIO 613. The Diagnosis & Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): DMD or DSD degree or instructor approval.

Description: Will present the basic concepts of Temporomandibular Disorders. Emphasis is on Etiology, Examination, Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Facial Pain/TMJ Disorders and Occlusal Abnormalities.

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OBIO 614. Advanced Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Not Offered

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MS Oral Biology program, a DDS or DMD degree or its foreign equivalent, or consent of the instructor.

Description: Will present advanced topics on diagnostic methods and therapy relative to oral-maxillofacial and systematic diseases, and the inter-relationships between oral and systemic disease.

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OBIO 615. Advanced Clinical Pharmacology1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: Admission to the MS Oral Biology program; a DDS or DMD degree or its foreign equivalent; consent of the instructor.

Description: To present advanced topics in clinical pharmacology with specific emphasis on antibiotics, analgesics, local anesthetics, anxiolytic, antifungal and antiviral drugs.

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OBIO 616. Overview of Medical Genetics in Oro-Facial Disease1.5 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Not Offered

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MS Oral Biology program, a DDS, DMD or MD degree or its foreign equivalent, or consent of the instructor.

Description: The student will study the medical genetic influence on development and growth as well as dysmorphology and disease, of the human body. Risk factors, probabilities and clinical outcomes are emphasized.

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OBIO 617. Advanced Oral Pathology1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MS Oral Biology program, a DDS, DMD, or MD degree or its foreign equivalent, or consent of the instructor.

Description: Introduction to the clinical and radiographic manifestations of diseases of the oral cavity and para-oral region. Also included will be the clinical differential diagnosis oral lesions and the etiology and histology of common oral lesions. Clinical evaluation and management of oral lesions will be discussed as well.

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OBIO 622. Multiple-Disciplinary Seminars1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the MS in Dentistry, GPR, OMFS programs, or MS in Oral Biology programs.

Description: Case-based multi-disciplinary seminar where topics of clinical interest are presented by postgraduate students/residents in the Master of Science in Dentistry program, as well as OMFS and GPR residents. Discussion is facilitated by faculty The course is continuous for both the Fall and Spring semesters and students must enroll in both semesters to receive credit.The course provides interdisiplinary discussion of diagnosis and treatment of oral pathologies.

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OBIO 623. Advanced Implantology1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Not Offered

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the MS in Dentistry program or MS in Oral Biology program.

Description: Seminar review of the fundamental concepts of implantology including both surgical and restorative phases, the biologic basis of implantalogy, the advantages and disadvantages of different implant systems, and practice sessions placing implants and complete preparation for the clinical use of implants.

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OBIO 624. Advanced Maxillofacial Imaging Practicum0.5-1.5 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be enrolled in dental advanced education program.

Description: The practicum provides individualized in-depth discipline specific instructions and clinical training to postgraduate students in advanced education programs so that they are competent in the practical aspects associated with prescribing, performing, accessing and interpreting CBCT imaging in an enterprise PACS environment. The student will develop skills in the use of software for discipline specific applications and familiarity and experience with 3-D printing in the course of providing care for their patients.

Note: Instruction and credit hours vary by specific advanced education program and course section.

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OBIO 631. General Pathology5 Units

Term Typically Offered: Not Offered

Description: General principles and concepts of systemic disease taught in a lecture seminar and laboratory format. The etiology, pathogenesis, sequelae, and prognosis of specific diseases are discussed. In addition, recognizable signs and symptoms of general and specific diseases and treatment for these diseases are presented. 3 hrs. lect., 3 hrs. lab.

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