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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

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RES D 510 P-Dental Materials Science ([1/2]-, max. 3)
Basic concepts of dental materials science including physical, mechanical, chemical, and biological properties of restorative dental materials. Clinical use of restorative dental materials also presented. Offered: WSp.

RES D 511 P-Applied Dental Materials (3)
Lecture/laboratory emphasizing proper use of restorative dental materials through simulated clinical projects. Student self-evaluation also emphasized. Offered: Sp.

RES D 515 P-Dental Anatomy (3)
Lecture and laboratory on the morphology and nomenclature of individual teeth of the adult human dentition. Introduction to tooth histology and function and the influence of tooth anatomy on clinical dental procedures. Offered: A.

RES D 516 P-Introduction to Occlusion (3)
Lecture/laboratory in the determinants of occlusal functon. Application of occlusion principles via additive wax technique on tooth preparations of adjacent and opposing teeth. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: John C. Wataha

RES D 517 P-Functional Analysis of Occlusion (3)
Clinical and laboratory experiences in examination and charting of patient's occlusion, record-taking for analysis of occlusion on a dental articulator, and preclinical diagnostic correction of problems of occlusion on articulated clinical casts. Provides basic background or technique information relative to laboratory and clinical experiences. Offered: Sp.

RES D 519 P-Operative Dentistry (1)
Lecture series introducing operative dentistry. Nomenclature, assessment of disease rick, disease classification, instrumentation, pulp protection, and principles of cavity preparation. Offered: Sp.

RES D 520 P-Introduction to Operative Dentistry Technique (3)
Introduces processes of restoring diseased or damaged tooth structure to proper health, form, function, and esthetics. Emphasis on basic principles of cavity preparation for one-surface restorations. Other considerations include restoration design, proper selection and use of restorative materials, and clinical considerations for restorative treatment planning. Requires demonstration of competence in didactic and practical aspects. Limited opportunity available for introduction to restorative care. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: John C. Wataha

RES D 521 P-Introduction to Operative Dentistry Technique (3)
Introduces processes of restoring diseased or damaged tooth structure to proper health, form, function, and esthetics. Emphasis on basic principles of cavity preparation for multiple-surface direct filling restorations. Other considerations include restoration design, proper selection and use of restorative materials, and clinical considerations for restorative treatment planning. Requires demonstration of competence in didactic and practical aspects. Limited opportunity available for introduction to restorative care. Offered: W.

RES D 522 P-Introduction to Operative Dentistry Technique (3)
Introduces processes of restoring diseased or damaged tooth structure to proper health, form, function, and esthetics. Emphasis on basic principles of cavity preparation for proper coverage cast gold and foundation buildup restorations. Other considerations include restoration design, proper selection and use of restorative materials, and clinical considerations for restorative treatment planning. Following demonstration of competence in didactic and practical aspects. Limited opportunity available for introduction to restorative care. Offered: Sp.

RES D 525 P-Fixed Prosthodontics (3)
Serves as introduction to area of restorative dentistry dealing with indirect partial-coverage restorations and complete coverage restorations. Preclinical experience provided in tooth preparation, provisional restoration, and fabrication for various crown designs. Projects emphasize the various designs of single-tooth preparations and restoration. Offered: A.

RES D 526 P-Fixed Prosthodontics (3)
Serves as introduction to area of fixed prosthodontics dealing with multiple-unit restorations. Preclinical experience provided with multiple tooth preparations and provisional restoration. Fabrication for various crown designs, singly and in conjunction with various pontic and connector types, to serve as fixed partial denture prostheses. Projects emphasize multiple-tooth preparation/restoration and implant-supported restorations. Offered: W.

RES D 527 P-Fixed Prosthodontics (3)
Serves as introduction to area of fixed prosthodontics dealing with esthetic veneer indirect restorations. Preclinical experience provided in tooth preparation and restoration, fabrication for various esthetic veneer crown designs, singly and in conjunction with various pontic types to serve as fixed partial denture prostheses. Projects emphasize anterior single- and multiple-tooth preparation/restoration, provisional prostheses, and esthetic veneer restorations. Offered: Sp.

RES D 530 P-Restorative Dentistry (2)
Lecture series related to RES D 630 presenting restorative dentistry principles, including supportive material on clinical procedures. Emphasis on single-unit gold and esthetic veneer clinical procedures. Offered: A.

RES D 531 P-Restorative Dentistry (2)
Lecture series related to RES D 630 presenting restorative dentistry principles, including supportive material on clinical procedures. Emphasis on multiple-unit gold and esthetic veneer clinical procedures. Offered: W.

RES D 533 Advanced Restorative Dentistry (2)
Introduces new techniques and materials. Presents complex restorative/prosthodontics treatment options involving dental specialties. Broadens base of treatment planning and restorative implant procedures. Offered: Sp.

RES D 540 P-Restorative Dentistry (2)
Lecture series related to RES D 630 presenting restorative dentistry principles, including supportive material on clinical procedures. Offered: A.

RES D 542 P-New Developments in Dental Materials (1)
Dental materials recently introduced to dental profession reviewed, compared to current materials, and clinically evaluated. Offered: Sp.

RES D 550 P-Directed Studies in Restorative Dentistry (*, max. 6)
See DPHS 449 for course description. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

RES D 570 Review of Literature Seminar (1, max. 6)
Continuous weekly seminar devoted to a review of restorative and related literature, and discussion of teaching methods, philosophy of teaching, and treatment. Offered: AWSp.

RES D 580 Restorative Treatment Planning Seminar (1-, max. 8)
Continuous weekly seminar to discuss controversial treatment problems and difficult diagnostic cases selected for graduate students. Offered: AWSp.

RES D 585 Advanced Dental Materials Science (2)
Advanced concepts of dental materials science including physical, mechanical, chemical, and biological properties of restorative dental materials. Emphasis also on research design, testing methods, and proper selection of dental materials for clinical practice. Offered: W.

RES D 588 Masticatory Functional Analysis and Occlusal Adjustment (2)
Lecture/seminar and clinical sessions in the study of the physiology of occlusion. Pertinent literature reviewed and discussed from the multidisciplinary viewpoint. The clinical sessions include training in masticatory functional analysis and treatment of occlusally related diseases. Offered: A.

RES D 589 Review of Literature in Occlusion (2)
Seminar to review pertinent literature in occlusion. Offered: S.

RES D 590 Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics (2-, max. 4)
Lecture/laboratory/clinical sessions in the study of gnathological principles and procedures as they pertain to the treatment of comprehensive cases assigned to the students. Use and application of several articulators. Offered: A.

RES D 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of Graduate Program Adviser. Offered: AWSpS.

RES D 620 P-Comprehensive Treatment Planning in Restorative Dentistry (3)
Orientation to restorative clinical operations, administrative procedures associated with patient management, and formulation of treatment plans. Emphasizes problem-based learning, treatment outcomes, the sequence of clinical treatment, and the diagnosis and management of dental disease. Offered: S.

RES D 630 P-Clinical Restorative Dentistry ([1-3]-, max. 9)
Clinical training in fundamental restorative dentistry procedures, including diagnostic, treatment planning, and therapeutic aspects of restorative dentistry. Offered: AWSp.

RES D 635 Clinical Restorative Dentistry (3)
Knowledge and experience in the diagnosis and restoration of diseased, damaged, unesthetic, or missing teeth. Experience in management of complex, inter-disciplinary treatment plans. Skills in patient communication and management. Utilization of broader range of restorative materials and techniques. Offered: S.

RES D 640 P-Advanced Clinical Restorative Dentistry ([1-3]-, max. 12)
Clinical training in restorative dentistry procedures, including diagnostic, treatment planning, and therapeutic aspects of restorative dentistry. Offered: AWSp.

RES D 650 Restorative Dentistry Clinical Elective (1-6, max. 12)
Elective offering in clinical areas related to discipline. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

RES D 659 P-Restorative Dentistry Extended Learning (*, max. 4)
Supplemental work in restorative dentistry to correct an area of student deficiency. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: S.

RES D 660 Oral Rehabilitation ([1-6]-, max. 32)
Clinical course to provide experience in diagnosis and treatment of patients requiring restorative procedures from single restorations to complex oral rehabilitative methods. Special emphasis is directed toward the integration of periodontics and occlusion as they relate to restorative dentistry. Offered: AWSpS.

RES D 665 Clinical Practice Teaching (1, max. 4)
Supervised experience in teaching restorative dentistry to undergraduate dental students. Offered: AWSpS.