Department of Orthodontics: Curriculum

Curriculum for the Certificate of Completion and/or Master of Dental Science Degree

ODO 2010 MASTERS RESEARCH (1 unit min/3 units max)
This course requires individual arrangement; the resident, along with his/her major advisor, decides about a research project. A committee is selected to help the supervision of the project through contribution and consultation. The thesis, once completed, should be defended publicly in order to obtain the master of dental science degree.

ODO 2011 GRADUATE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 1 (2 units)
Clinical cases are diagnosed by the graduate resident and presented to a faculty member for review. Treatment is on a monthly basis with a variety of appliances utilized. Faculty is responsible for all patients but, residents are encouraged to accept increasing responsibility for the patients' treatment.

ODO 2012 GRADUATE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 2 (2 units)
Clinical cases are diagnosed by the graduate resident and presented to a faculty member for review. Treatment is on a monthly basis with a variety of appliances utilized. Faculty is responsible for all patients but residents are encouraged to accept increasing responsibility for the patient's treatment.

ODO 2013 GRADUATE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 3 (2 units)
Clinical cases are diagnosed by the graduate resident and presented to a faculty member for review. Treatment is on a monthly basis with a variety of appliances utilized. Faculty is responsible for all patients but, residents are encouraged to accept increasing responsibility for the patients treatment.

ODO 2014 GRADUATE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 4 (3 units)
Clinical cases are diagnosed by the graduate resident and presented to a faculty member for review. Treatment is on a monthly basis with a variety of appliances utilized. Faculty is responsible for all patients but residents are encouraged to accept increasing responsibility for the patients' treatment.

ODO 2015 GRADUATE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 5 (3 units)
Clinical cases are diagnosed by the graduate resident and presented to a faculty member for review. Treatment is on a monthly basis with a variety of appliances utilized. Faculty is responsible for all patients but residents are encouraged to accept increasing responsibility for the patient's treatment.

ODO 2016 GRADUATE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 6 (3 units)
Clinical cases are diagnosed by the graduate resident and presented to a faculty member for review. Treatment is on a monthly basis with a variety of appliances utilized. Faculty is responsible for all patients but residents are encouraged to accept increasing responsibility for the patient's treatment.

ODO 2021 CLINCAL PEDIATRIC ORTHODONTIC 1 (1 unit)
The clinical pediatric orthodontics course series is designed to afford the resident in pediatric dentistry the clinical experiences necessary to ensure competency in diagnosis of abnormalities in the developing dentition and treatment of those conditions which can be corrected or significantly improved by early utilization of limited procedures. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in the provision of comprehensive, multidisciplinary dental care under supervision of faculty from the dept of pediatric dentistry & the dept of orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

ODO 2022 CLINCAL PEDIATRIC ORTHODONTIC 2 (1 unit)
The clinical pediatric orthodontics course series is design ed to afford the resident in pediatric dentistry the clinical experiences necessary to ensure competency in diagnosis of abnormalities in the developing dentition and treatment of those conditions which can be corrected or significantly improved by the early utilization of limited procedures. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in the provision of comprehensive, multidisciplinary dental care under supervision of faculty from the dept of pediatric dentistry & dept of orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

ODO 2023 CLINCAL PEDIATRIC ORTHODONTIC 3 (1 unit)
The clinical pediatric orthodontics course series is design ed to afford the resident in pediatric dentistry the clinical experiences necessary to ensure competency in diagnosis of abnormalities in the developing dentition and treatment of those conditions which can be corrected or significantly improved by the early utilization of limited procedures. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in the provision of comprehensive, multidisciplinary dental care under supervision of faculty from dept of pediatric dentistry & dept of orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

ODO 2024 CLINCAL PEDIATRIC ORTHODONTIC 4 (1 unit)
The clinical pediatric orthodontics course series is design ed to afford the resident in pediatric dentistry the clinical experiences necessary to ensure competency in diagnosis of abnormalities in the developing dentition and treatment of those conditions which can be corrected or significantly improved by the early utilization of limited procedures. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in the provision of comprehensive, multidisciplinary dental care under supervision of faculty from dept of pediatric dentistry & dept of orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

ODO 2025 CLINCAL PEDIATRIC ORTHODONTIC 5 (1 unit)
The clinical pediatric orthodontics course series is design ed to afford the resident in pediatric dentistry the clinical experiences necessary to ensure competency in diagnosis of abnormalities in the developing dentition and treatment of those conditions which can be corrected or significantly improved by the early utilization of limited procedures. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in the provision of comprehensive, multidisciplinary dental care under supervision of faculty from dept of pediatric dentistry & dept of orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

ODO 2026 CLINCAL PEDIATRIC ORTHODONTIC 6 (0.5 units)
The clinical pediatric orthodontics course series is design ed to afford the resident in pediatric dentistry the clinical experiences necessary to ensure competency in diagnosis of abnormalities in the developing dentition and the treatment of those conditions which can be corrected or significantly improved by early utilization of limited procedures. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in the provision of comprehensive, multidisciplinary dental care under supervision of faculty from dept of pediatric dentistry & dept of orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

ODO 2031 ADVANCED ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 1 (4 units)
Clinical cases treated in the areas of (1) maxillofacial surgical orthodontic treatment, (2) growth modification cases, (3) congenital syndromes including cleft palate. The resident treats the patient under the guidance of a faculty team that may include maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, psychology, speech pathology, and orthodontics.

ODO 2032 ADVANCED ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 2 (1 unit)
Clinical cases treated in the areas of (1) maxillofacial surgical orthodontic treatment, (2) growth modification cases, (3) congenital syndromes including cleft palate. The resident treats the patient under the guidance of a faculty team that may include maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, psychology, speech pathology, and orthodontics.

ODO 2033 ADVANCED ORTHODONTIC CLINIC 3 (2 units)
Clinical cases treated in the areas of (1) maxillofacial surgical orthodontic treatment, (2) growth modification cases, (3) congenital syndromes including cleft palate. The resident treats the patient under the guidance of a faculty team that may include maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, psychology, speech pathology, and orthodontics.

ODO 2041 ORTHODONTIC BIOMECHANICS 1 (1 unit)
This course is an introduction to solid mechanics and materials science and emphasis is placed towards the application to orthodontic structure. Also special emphasis is placed upon the application of mechanics principles to the analysis, materials selection, and design of orthodontic elements and orthodontic appliances.

ODO 2042 ORTHODONTIC BIOMECHANICS 2 (2 units)
This course is an introduction to solid mechanics and materials science and emphasis is placed towards the application to orthodontic structure. Also special emphasis is placed upon the application of mechanics principles to the analysis, materials selection, and design of orthodontic elements and orthodontic appliances.

ODO 2051 ORTHODONTIC LAB TECHNIQUES 1 (4 units)
The objective of this course is to train the graduate residents in all phases of arch wire formation and mechanics concerned with the application of any current, acceptable orthodontic mechanics. The clinical manifestations of these appliances are taught. The use and proper construction of extra oral anchorage appliances and the full range of intra oral anchorage elastic systems is taught.

ODO 2057 ORTHODONTIC DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT PLANNING 1 (1 unit)
This course is designed to provide the first year student in orthodontics with a fundamental understanding of the concepts of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. In the first term students will acquire knowledge pertaining to orthodontic diagnostic records, the etiology of malocclusion and various treatment modalities common to the practice of orthodontics.

ODO 2058 ORTHODONTIC DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT PLANNING 2 (1 unit)
The second term of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning provides students with the opportunity to apply diagnostic and treatment planning skills acquired in the first term to selected orthodontic cases. The application of in dependent thought in case analysis will be stressed.

ODO 2059 ORTHODONTIC DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT PLANNING 3 (1 unit)
The third term of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning provides students with the opportunity to apply diagnostic and treatment planning skills acquired in the first two sections of the course. Students will have additional opportunities to apply diagnostic and treatment planning skills previously acquired to additional orthodontic cases. The application of independent thought in case analysis is stressed.

ODO 2060 ORTHODONTICS SEMINAR 1 (1 unit)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2061 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 2 (0.5 units)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2062 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 3 (2 units)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2063 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 4 (1 unit)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2064 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 5 (0.5 units)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2065 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 6 (1 unit)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2066 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 7 (1 unit)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2067 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 8 (0.5 units)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2068 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 9 (1 unit)
These seminars are devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress, and short and long range treatment results. Treatment objectives and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2069 ORTHODONTIC SEMINAR 10 (1 unit)
Seminars devoted to differential diagnosis, treatment planning (active and retention phases), evaluation of treatment progress and short and long term treatment results. Treatment objective and methods are discussed by the students and faculty.

ODO 2071 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 1 (1 unit)
This seminar emphasizes the team approach for the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations with manifestations in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations and group discussion is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients are evaluated and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2072 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 2 (1 unit)
This seminar emphasizes the team approach for the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations with manifestations in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations and group discussion is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients are evaluated and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2073 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 3 (0.5 units)
This course emphasizes the team approach to the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations manifested in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations with group discussions is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients is completed and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2074 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 4 (1 unit)
This seminar emphasizes the team approach for the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations with manifestations in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations and group discussion is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients are evaluated and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2075 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 5 (1 unit)
This seminar emphasizes the team approach for the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations with manifestations in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations and group discussion is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients are evaluated and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2076 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 6 (0.5 units)
This course emphasizes the team approach to the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations manifested in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations with group discussions is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients is completed and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2077 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 7 (1 unit)
This seminar emphasizes the team approach for the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations with manifestations in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations and group discussion is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients are evaluated and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2078 DENTOFACIAL PROGRAM 8 (1 unit)
This course emphasizes the team approach to the treatment of patients with congenital and/or acquired deviations manifested in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations with group discussions is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients is completed and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2081 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 1 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2082 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 2 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2083 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 3 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2084 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 4 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2085 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 5 (0 units)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2086 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 6 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2087 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 7 (0.5 units)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2088 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 8 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2089 SCIENTIFIC ORTHODONTIC LITERATURE 9 (1 unit)
Review of literature related to growth and orthodontic treatment modalities. Research and basic science areas related to orthodontics are presented, critically reviewed, analyzed and discussed by all residents with faculty members, acting as moderators.

ODO 2091 GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 1 (1 unit)
Objectives of this course include introducing the resident to the processes of normal growth and development and to en able them to recognize and identify deviations from normal.

ODO 2092 GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 2 (1 unit)
Objectives of this course include introducing the resident to the processes of normal growth and development and to enable them to recognize and identify deviations from normal.

ODO 2093 GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 3 (1 unit)
Objectives of this course include introducing the resident to the processes of normal growth and development and to en able them to recognize and identify deviations from normal.

ODO 2117 DENTOFACIAL DEFORMITIES (2 units)
This seminar emphasizes the team approach for the treatment of patients with congenital and or acquired deviations with manifestations in the craniofacial complex. Case presentations and group discussion is the format utilized. The differential diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients are evaluated and recommendations for treatment made.

ODO 2121 NORMAL & MALOCCLUSION 1 (1 unit)
This course is intended to provide the resident with the opportunity to critically examine the pertinent dental literature on the subject of occlusion. This course deals with (a) the morphologic relation of the dentition in static occlusion (b) the dynamic relationship of the functioning dentition and (c) the role that the dental occlusion plays in the etiology of tmj disorders and methodologies utilized in their treatment.

ODO 2122 NORMAL & MALOCCLUSION 2 (1 unit)
This course is intended to provide the resident with the opportunity to critically examine the pertinent dental literature on the subject of occlusion. This course deals with (a) the morphologic relation of the dentition in static occlusion (b) the dynamic relationship of the functioning dentition and (c) the role that the dental occlusion plays in the etiology of tmj disorders and methodologies utilized in their treatment.

ODO 2123 NORMAL & MALOCCLUSION 3 (1 unit)
This course is intended to provide the resident with the opportunity to critically examine the pertinent dental literature on the subject of occlusion. This course deals with (a) the morphologic relation of the dentition in static occlusion (b) the dynamic relationship of the functioning dentition and (c) the role that the dental occlusion plays in the etiology of tmj disorders and methodologies utilized in their treatment.

ODO 2131 INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH 1 (1 unit)
Major goal is to enhance the residents' ability to utilize learned research methodology as a tool in seeking solutions to significant problems related to the field of orthodontics. This course is to guide the residents toward completion of their thesis in order to obtain their md degree and publication of their research. Appropriate form of orthodontic research and ethics in-involved are also covered.

ODO 2132 INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH 2 (1 unit)
Major goal is to enhance the residents' ability to utilize learned research methodology as a tool in seeking solutions to significant problems related to the field of orthodontics. This course is to guide the residents toward completion of their thesis in order to obtain their md degree and publication of their research. Appropriate form of orthodontic research and ethics involved are also covered.

ODO 2133 INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH 3 (1 unit)
The intro to ortho research course series is designed to introduce and further the resident in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics' course of study toward fulfilling re search requirements for a certificate of completion in the specialty. Under the supervision of department's director of research, the resident will identify a research topic, form a research committee, complete a literature review and research proposal, gain institutional review board approval, complete data collection, analyze the data & submit a draft and/or final revision of a scientific paper for peer review.

ODO 2134 INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH 4 (1 unit)
The intro to ortho research course series is designed to introduce & further the resident in orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics' course study toward fulfilling research requirement for a certificate of completion in the specialty. Under the supervision of the departments director of re search, the resident will identify a research topic, form a research committee, complete a literature review & research proposal, gain institutional review board approval, complete data collection, analyze the data and submit a draft and/or final revision of a scientific paper for peer review.

ODO 2135 INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH 5 (1 unit)
The intro to ortho research course series is designed to introduce & further the resident in orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics' course study toward fulfilling research requirements for a certificate of completion in the specialty. Under the supervision of the departments director of re search, the resident will identify a research topic, form a research committee, complete a literature review & research proposal, gain institutional review board approval, complete data collection, analyze the data and submit a draft and/or final revision of a scientific paper for peer review.

ODO 2136 INTRODUCTION TO ORTHODONTIC RESEARCH 6 (1 unit)
The intro to ortho research course series is designed to introduce & further the resident in orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics' course study toward fulfilling research requirement for a certificate of completion in the specialty. Under the supervision of the departments director of re search, the resident will identify a research topic, form a research committee, complete a literature review & research proposal, gain institutional review board approval, complete data collection, analyze the data and submit a draft and/or final revision of a scientific paper for peer review.

ODO 2140 CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES (2 units)
An overview course for first year orthodontic residents and other graduate dental specialty residents. Topics include: etiology of craniofacial anomalies, the role of the geneticist, plastic surgeon, speech and language development person and orthodontist in treating these patients. In addition, the role of the ent, pediatric dentist and oral and maxillofacial surgeon is discussed.

ODO 2171 EVIDENCE BASED CARE 1 (0.5 units)
The course series in evidence-based care is designed to introduce the graduate student in orthodontics to the concepts of evidence-based health care. Pertinent literature regarding the efficacy of currently accepted treatment modalities as well as the methods for evaluation of process and outcome will be included in the initial portion of the course. The student will also be exposed to currently accepted outcomes. The presentation of clinical cases for diagnosis and treatment planning will allow the student to plan evidence-based care for their own patients.

ODO 2172 EVIDENCE BASED CARE 2 (1 unit)
The course series in evidence-based care is designed to introduce the graduate student in orthodontics to the concepts of evidence-based health care. Pertinent literature regarding the efficacy of currently accepted treatment modalities as well as the methods for evaluation of process and outcome will be included in the initial portion of the course. The student will also be exposed to currently accepted outcomes. The presentation of clinical cases for diagnosis and treatment planning will allow the student to plan evidence-based care for their own patients.

ODO 2173 EVIDENCE BASED CARE 3 (0.5 units)
This series in evidence based care is designed to introduce the grad student in orthodontics to the concepts of evidence based care. Pertinent literature regarding the efficacy of currently accepted treatment modalities as well as the methods for evaluation of processes & outcome will be included in the initial portion of course. The students will also be exposed to currently accepted outcome measures & methods of evaluating clinical outcomes. The presentation of clinical cases for diagnosis and treatment planning will allow the students to plan evidence based care for patients.

ODO 2211 ADVACNED FACIAL GROWTH (1 unit)
The course series in advanced facial growth is designed to continue the course of study initiated in the introductory facial growth courses. These courses will provide the second year graduate student in orthodontics an opportunity for in-depth study of growth in each of the regions of the craniofacial skeleton and modification of this growth for therapeutic purposes. Clinical application of the basic concepts of facial growth which were learned in the intro course will be pursued. Review and critical analysis of current literature will be included.

ODO 2243 ENVIRONMENT OF ORTHODONTIC PRACTICE 1 (1 unit)
Environment of orthodontic practice 1 is a course developed for orthodontic residents to enable them to appreciate and comprehend the complexity of the future environment in which they will practice. Didactic presentations along with live ly group discussions will be utilized to challenge the participants to examine information at higher cognitive levels. Major areas of emphasis will be the discussion of office de signs, utilization of auxiliaries, inform sys, effective communication, osha, epa, der regulations, taxes, retirement, ethics, prac/risks mgt and wellness model of health.

ODO 2244 ENVIRONMENT OF ORTHODONTIC PRACTICE 2 (0 units)
Environment of orthodontic practice 2 is a course developed for orthodontic residents to enable them to appreciate and comprehend the complexity of the future environment in which they will practice. Didactic presentations along with live ly group discussions will be utilized to challenge the participants to examine information at higher cognitive levels. Major areas of emphasis will be the discussion of office de signs, utilization of auxiliaries, inform systems, effective communication, osha, epa, der regulations, taxes, retirement, ethics, prac/risks mgt and wellness model of health.

ODO 2341 CONTEMPORARY ORTHODONTICS ( 1 unit)
This course is offered in the spring term to third year graduate students in orthodontics as a final summary of clinical and educational aspects of graduate training. Through weekly lectures and discussions with the department al chair, students are challenged to formulate their experiences into an individualized approach to the upcoming challenges of private practice. Following exploration and re visiting of salient aspects of orthodontic treatment and practice by the chair, students are encouraged to continue the course on a weekly basis.

ODO 5942 CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES (1 unit)

This course presents a comprehensive introduction to the diagnosis and treatment planning principles of an interdisciplinary team approach to cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies. The objectives of this course are to provide a sound basis for the clinical examination, diagnosis and interactive team management of patients principally with the sever dental presentations associated with the various craniofacial anomalies.