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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
DENTISTRY
DENTAL ELECTIVE

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DENTEL 510 Careers in Dentistry (1)
Provides students with knowledge in a wide array of topics relating to a successful career in dentistry. Seminars featuring experienced dentists and experts from different fields will inform students regarding the business side of dentistry and will serve as resources as students face challenges in the dental field. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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DENTEL 512 Ethics Journal Club (1)
This course will expose students to the impact of recent developments in biomedical research, which they discuss in an interactive journal club atmosphere. It is open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year Predoctoral students and Graduate students in the UW School of Dentistry. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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DENTEL 513 Ethics Publication Review (1)
Students will develop, write, and submit a peer reviewed journal submission. Prerequisite: DENTEL 512 Ethics Journal Club or Advance Permission of the Course Director Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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DENTEL 520 Global Oral Health (1, max. 6)
Provides an overview of global health inequalities and the burden of oral disease worldwide. Students will be introduced to international health care systems and the social, political, cultural, behavioral and economic factors influencing them. The course will use case studies with interactive student participation to analyze the impact of oral health on the public health system at a country level. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WSp.
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DENTEL 530 Research Methods Seminar (1)
Provides terminology and concepts related to different aspects of dental research. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.
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DENTEL 602 Advanced Dentistry in Interprofessional Practice (1)
Dental students deepen their understanding of the roles of members of the healthcare team, by communicating and collaborating with other healthcare professional students and practitioners in the provision of patient care and education. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WSp.
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DENTEL 660 Elective Service Learning Rotation (6, max. 18)
Students serve in an off-site community or tribal dental clinic, and provide care to underserved patients under the guidance of a preceptor dentist. Students work in a real-life dental setting and serve as a member of the dental team. Provides an understanding of community-based dental clinics and experience working in a dental office. Prerequisite: DENTGP 655; fourth-year dental student; good academic standing; and satisfactory progress towards completing required clinical competencies. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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