REMA 261. Preclinical Orthodontics. 1 Unit.
Preclinical orthodontics includes relevant areas of applied growth and development, diagnostic methods and treatment planning. Topics included are: Histology and Physiology of Tooth movement and Laboratory Techniques related to the fabrication and use of suitable orthodontic appliances including material and biologic background necessary for proper clinical management of these appliances.
REMA 270. Introduction to Pediatrics. 1 Unit.
This course will provide instruction in the areas of preventive dentistry, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, trauma, space maintenance and non-pharmacologic behavior management techniques for the pediatric patient. Particular attention will be paid to those areas that are essential in order to treat a pediatric patient appropriately. It is the hope that this course will communicate expectations and will provide significant preparation that will enhance the dental students' clinical learning experience.
REMA 380. Introduction to Geriatric Dentistry. 1 Unit.
This course focuses on the study of aging in the population and its effects on treatment planning and actual dental treatment of geriatric patients from well to frail. Didactic instruction and case presentations would cover a wide variety of medically compromising conditions, physical disabilities and sensory impairments. The effects of these conditions as they pertain to dentistry will be discussed together with economic, social and community variables that need to be addressed to achieve rational dental care.