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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
DENTISTRY
DENTAL CLERKSHIP

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DENTCL 603 Patient Advocacy - Third Year (1-, max. 3)
Teaches third year dental students the practice of comprehensive patient care. Students required to monitor the care of 30 to 50 patients and make recommendations with regard to treatment sequence and recall strategies. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 605 Foundations of Interprofessional Education (1)
IPE prepares students to collaborate with other health professions in interprofessional patient care practice (IPP), to improve patient care and health outcomes. Students will experience co-learning, working in teams with faculty and students from other health professions, to understand the roles of members of the healthcare team, and have clinical experiences that involve working with other healthcare professional students and practitioners. Offered: AWSp.
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DENTCL 631 Prosthodontics Clerkship (9)
Teaches students to understand prosthodontics needs of patients and to design and deliver treatment. The clinical experience is supported with the didactic training during the clerkship. At the end of the clerkship, student dentists are prepared to practice in the Comprehensive Care 4th year. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 632 Periodontics Clerkship (9)
Covers general principles in clinical periodontics both in class and in the clinical clerkship setting. Students develop an overall understanding of the scope of periodontal treatment and clinical decision-making by active participation, integrating periodontal therapy in a comprehensive plan of care. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 633 Endodontics Clerkship (9)
Prepares dental students to provide endodontic therapy within the scope of general dentistry. In the seminar component, students expand their didactic knowledge in preparation for clinical experiences. In the clinical component, student treat patients, including diagnosis, treatment planning, and endodontic therapy of minimal-moderate difficulty level. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 634 Operative Dentistry Clerkship (9)
Operative dentistry plays a key role in disease control and the integration of comprehensive care of our patients. Emphasizes preventive therapies for caries. Students diagnose and treat conditions of the human dentition that fall within the scope of operative dentistry and utilizes the patient assessment and treatment planning process in order to deliver appropriate preventive and restorative procedures. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 635 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Clerkship (9)
Familiarizes students with the procedure of a comprehensive, thorough, oral and head and neck examination, taking medical and dental history and ethically justified decision making in patient individual treatment planning. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 636 Oral Medicine Clerkship (9)
Provides clinical experience and develops competency in the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic orofacial pain, diseases of the oral mucosa, salivary dysfunction, oral manifestations of systemic diseases, dental management of patients with developmental or other disabilities, and taking interpretation of radiographs. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 637 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clerkship (9)
Introduces students to the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. An equally important goal is to supply students with the knowledge base and clinical skills necessary to practice general dentistry in our communities. Offered: AWSpS.
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DENTCL 638 Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontic Clerkship (9)
Didactic and clinical educational experiences in comprehensive care of pediatric dental patients in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment planning, and restorative dentistry. In addition, recognition, analysis and treatment planning of malocclusions as well as introduction to limited tooth movement. Offered: AWSpS.
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