Academic Calendar

Restorative Dentistry (RSTD)

RSTD 7010  Dental Laboratory Technology  4 cr  

This course is intended to assure that residents have a comprehensive overview of conventional, and digital dental laboratory technologies. It consists of lecture, seminar and laboratory periods and will review foundational and digital dental laboratory techniques and its application to prosthodontics. The student will fabricate prosthetic devices for patients.

RSTD 7012  Advanced Prosthodontic Seminars 1-TMD, Occlusion, Articulators  1 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar, clinical, and laboratory sessions to review contemporary prosthodontics as it relates to TMD, occlusion and articulators. The student will examine relevent current texts and review articles. The student will be required to lead sessions on the evaluation of these topics as related to prosthetic dentistry.

RSTD 7014  Classic Fixed Prosthodontic Literature Review  1 cr  

This course will consider classic concepts underlying the current practice of fixed prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them.

RSTD 7016  Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics 1  8 cr  

This course consists of an integrated, patient-centered clinical programs. Seminars will analyze diagnosis and treatment plan cases using records of individuals seeking prosthodontic treatment. Patients will be assigned to students to provide the required clinical experiences for a contemporary speciality prosthodontic practice.

RSTD 7018  Current Prosthodontic Literature Review 1  1 cr  

This course will consider the concepts underlying the current practice of prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the current scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them.

RSTD 7022  Advanced Prosthodontic Seminars 3 - Removable Partial Dentures, Dental Materials  1 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar, clinical, and laboratory sessions to review contemporary prosthodontics as it relates to removable partial dentures, dental materials. The student will examine relevant current texts and review articles. The student will be required to lead sessions on the evaluation of these topics as related to prosthetic dentistry.

RSTD 7024  Classic Complete Denture Prosthodontic Literature Review  1 cr  

This course will consider concepts underlying the current practice of complete denture prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them.

RSTD 7026  Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics 3  8 cr  

This course consists of an integrated, patient-centered clinical program. Seminars will analyze diagnosis and treatment plan cases using records of individuals seeking prosthodontic treatment. Patients will be assigned to students to provide the required clinical experiences for a contemporary speciality prosthodontic practice. Pre-requisite is successful completion of RSTD 7116.

RSTD 7028  Current Prosthodontic Literature Review 3  1 cr  

This course will consider the concepts underlying the current practice of prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the current scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them. Prerequisite is successful completion of RSTD 7118.

RSTD 7032  Advanced Prosthodontic Seminars 5 - Implant Prosthodontics  1 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar, clinical, and laboratory sessions to review contemporary prosthodontics as it relates to implant prosthodontics. The student will examine relevant current texts and review articles. The student will be required to lead sessions on the evaluation of these topics as related to prosthetic dentistry.

RSTD 7036  Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics 5  8 cr  

This course consists of an integrated, patient-centered clinical program. Seminars will analyze diagnosis and treatment plan cases using records of individuals seeking experiences for a contemporary speciality prosthodontic practice. Prerequisite is successful completion of RSTD 7126.

RSTD 7038  Current Prosthodontic Literature Review 5  1 cr  

This course will consider the concepts underlying the current practice of prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the current scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them. Prerequisite is successful completion of RSTD 7128.

RSTD 7100  Dental Materials  6 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar and laboratory periods. The student will examine the current literature relevant to the program and will gain experience in the testing procedures used to evaluate dental materials. A project involving the evaluation of a dental material will be required of each student.

RSTD 7112  Advanced Prosthodontic Seminar 2 - Complete Dentures, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics  1 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar, clinical, and laboratory sessions to review contemporary prosthodontics as it relates to complete dentures, speech pathology, geriatric dentistry and maxillofacial prosthodontics. The student will examine releveant current texts and review articles. The student will be required to lead sessions on the evaluation of these topics as related to prosthetic dentistry.

RSTD 7114  Classic Removable Partial Denture Prosthodontic Literature Review  1 cr  

This course will consider classic concepts underlying the current practice of removable partial denture prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them.

RSTD 7116  Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics 2  8 cr  

This course consists of an integrated, patient-centered clinical program. Seminars will analyze diagnosis and treatment plan cases using records of individuals seeking prosthodontic treatment. Patients will be assigned to students to provide the required clinical experiences for a contemporary speciality prosthodontic practice. Prerequisite is successful completion for RSTD 7016.

RSTD 7118  Current Prosthodontic Literature Review 2  1 cr  

This course will consider the concepts underlying the current practice of prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the current scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them. Prerequisite is successful completion of RSTD 7018.

RSTD 7122  Advanced Prosthodontic Seminars 4 - Conventional Fixed Prosthodontics  1 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar, clinical, and laboratory sessions to review contemporary prosthodontics as it relates to conventional fixed prosthodontics. The student will be required to lead sessions on the evaluation of these topics as related to prosthetic dentistry.

RSTD 7124  Classic Implant Prosthodontic Literature Review  1 cr  

This course will consider classic concepts underlying the current practice of implant prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them.

RSTD 7126  Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics 4  8 cr  

This course consists of an integrated, patient-centered clinical program. Seminars will analyze diagnosis and treatment plan cases using records of individuals seeking prosthodontic treatment. Patients will be assigned to students to provide the required clinical experiences for a contemporary speciality prosthodontic practice. Prerequisite is successful completion of RSTD 7026.

RSTD 7128  Current Prosthodontic Literature Review 4  1 cr  

This course will consider the concepts underlying the current practice of prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the current scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them. Prerequisite is successful completion of RSTD 7028.

RSTD 7132  Advanced Prosthodontic Seminars 6- Practice Management, Ethics, and Sleep Medicine  1 cr  

This course consists of lecture, seminar, clinical, and laboratory sessions to review contemporary prosthodontics as it relates to practice management, ethics, infection control, and sleep medicine. The student will examine relevant current texts and review articles. The student will be required to lead sessions on the evaluation of these topics as related to prosthetic dentistry.

RSTD 7136  Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics 6  8 cr  

This course consists of an integrated, patient-centered clinical program. Seminars will analyze diagnosis and treatment plan cases using records of individuals seeking prosthodontic treatment. Patients will be assigned to students to provide the required clinical experiences for a contemporary specialty prosthodontic practice. Pre-requisite is successful completion of RSTD 7036.

RSTD 7138  Current Prosthodontic Literature Review 6  1 cr  

This course will consider the concepts underlying the current practice of prosthodontics by reviewing assigned readings from the current scientific literature. Students will be expected to apply principles of critical evaluation in order to identify and appreciate the limitations of these studies and thus the limitations of the current concepts derived from them. Prerequisite is the successful completion of RSTD 7038.

RSTD 7150  Orthodontic Materials  3 cr  

Students will examine in depth through lectures, seminars and research of the current literature, those materials used by orthodontists in their clinical practice. The relationship between materials properties and clinical performance will be emphasized.