Core Courses

The course will provide a summary of the main statistical concepts. Some of the topics will include data displays, summary statistics, probability distributions and expectation, statistical inference procedures for univariate and bivariate data, linear regression models, and analysis of variance.

The course introduces methods to perform systematic reviews and meta-analysis of clinical trials.

The course will provide a review of principal anatomy comprising the stomatognathic system.

The course will provide information about bone biology and metabolism and how it interfaces with the host immune response.

The course will provide information about basic pharmacology and give the students a better understanding of drugs, interpreting complicated drug/medical histories, and understanding drug reactions.

The course includes information given by experts in the basic and/or clinical sciences. The first seven lectures cover the basic biologic aspects of wound healing. These are followed by a series of five lectures discussing wound healing in a more clinical context covering the topics of fracture repair, osseointegration, orthodontics, endodontics, and periodontics.

The course will provide in depth discussion about radiographic interpretation and differential diagnosis of various pathological conditions which show similarities on x-rays.

The courses is to impart a general knowledge of fundamental concepts in principles of professionalism and ethical decision making with emphasis on care-based discussions.

This conference based course will provide an understanding of the sequential management of multidisciplinary cases from a diagnostic and treatment basis. It will involve student presentations from each specialty followed by panel discussion.

Periodontics Courses

A comprehensive course which provides an overview of periodontal anatomy, diagnosis and classification, rationale and basic techniques for periodontal therapy.

The course will provide information about the current basic biological concepts applied to the healthy and diseased periodontium, the etiology, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of periodontal diseases. Different forms of periodontal diseases, non-surgical and surgical therapeutic modalities, multidisciplinary treatment approaches, and information on the prognosis of periodontal therapy will be discussed.

The course will provide information about the multi-disciplinary approach to restorative dental care in four disciplines: Operative Dentistry, Fixed Prosthodontics, Removable Prosthodontics and Implant Therapy.

This course aims to review and critically analyze classic and current periodontal literature, to acquire thorough knowledge of periodontal disease onset, progression, and treatment modalities, and to prepare those who are eligible for certification by the American Board of Periodontology.

The course provides a critical review and discussion of current concepts of surgical techniques and treatment in periodontology through case presentations.

The seminar-based course is designed to discuss diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapy involving advanced periodontics prosthesis cases.

Clinical rotations in specific specialty clinics will provide clinical experience in diagnosis, treatment planning, and patient care through observation.