DSRE (DSRE)

DSRE 335. Clinical Pharmacology. 2 Units.

This course is designed to review common pharmacologic agents encountered in the general population. Emphasis is placed on the prescription, action, and interaction of dental pharmacologic agents as well as the implication of medical prescriptions on dental therapy. The course culminates in the evaluation of case studies and problem solving in drug therapy.

DSRE 370. Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery II. 1 Unit.

Removal of impacted teeth and post-operative complications. Management of cysts and other soft and hard tissue pathology of the oral regions. Management of trauma to the facial structures. Pre-prosthetics and orthognathic surgery in contemporary dental practice. Temporomandibular joint disorders.

DSRE 374. Fixed Prosthodontics. 1 Unit.

The course describes further development of principles and clinical applications introduced in DSRE 259 and DSRE 260, Basic Procedures in Fixed prosthodontics, with emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, clinical and laboratory procedures in fixed prosthodontics. Discussion and comprehensive overview of fundamentals and advanced methods of restoring function and esthetics for partially edentulous patients with fixed prostheses.

DSRE 391. Endodontics. 1 Unit.

Recognition of endodontic pulpal health and the changes that occur in the transition from health to disease. The didactic component focuses on scientific basis for recognition of degenerative states of the dental pulp and the philosophy of endodontic therapy. The clinical component focuses on the treatment of diseased, pulpally-involved teeth of actual patients. It provides practical instruction on how to render endodontic therapy under the direct supervision of qualified endodontic personnel.

DSRE 392. Nitrous Oxide and Conscious Sedation. .5 Unit.

Physiopharmacology of nitrous oxide use. Indications, contraindications, and complications.

DSRE 393. Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery I. 1 Unit.

Physical evaluation of patient before removal of teeth. Techniques of tooth removal. Complications during and following tooth extraction and their management. Preprosthetic minor surgery.

DSRE 395. Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. .5 Unit.

This didactic course is designed to prepare the student for oral surgery clinical rotations and is comprised of the following topics, review of local anesthesia, review of applied anatomy, infection control, patient assessment and case presentation, informed consent, oral surgical armamentarium, and principles of exodontia.

DSRE 397-1. Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion. 1 Unit.

The didactic portion of the course describes anatomy, biomechanics, and the maintenance of, the pathology associated with and the restoration of the masticatory or stomatognathic system. It includes Temporomandibular Disorder and other types of Orofacial Pains such as Primary Headache Disorders, Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Psychogenic Pain, and Dental Sleep Medicine.

DSRE 397-2. Temporomandibular Disorders and Occlusion. 1 Unit.

The didactic portion of the course describes anatomy, biomechanics, and the maintenance of, the pathology associated with and the restoration of the masticatory or stomatognathic system. It includes Temporomandibular Disorder and other types of Orofacial Pains such as Primary Headache Disorders, Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Psychogenic Pain, and Dental Sleep Medicine.