Department of Prosthodontics: Advanced Training Courses



       
 
   
PROSTH 2020 GRADUT REMOVABLE PROSTHDNT 2 units
THIS COURSE EXAMINES IN DETAIL THE MECHANICS OF RPD FUNCTION AND ITS APPLICATION TO DESIGN.  COMPLEX RPD SITUATIONS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO A COMPLICATED OCCLUSION, WITH OR WITHOUT FIXED PARTIAL DENTURES, IS EXPLORED.
 
 
PROSTH 2030 GRADUATE FIXED PROSTHODONTICS 2 units
THIS COURSE EXPOSES THE STUDENT TO CONCEPTS OF TOOTH PREPARATION AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO TOTAL REHABILITATION OF THE PATIENT.  EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON DIAGNOSTIC PREPARATION, DENTAL MATERIALS KNOWLEDGE, ESTHETICS AND THE TOTAL RELATIONSHIP TO OCCLUSION.  MODIFICATION OF DESIGN FOR INTEGRATION WITH RPD, IS STRESSED.  LABORATORY SKILLS ARE EMPHASIZED.
 
PROSTH 2040 DENTL MATERL PROSTHODONTICS 1 1 units
THIS COURSE PRESENTS AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOMATERIALS.  APPLICATION OF BIOMATERIALS IN REMOVABLE AND FIXED PROSTHODONTICS WILL BE EMPHASIZED.
 
 
PROSTH 2050 DENTL MATERL PROSTHODONTICS 2 1 units
DEMONSTRATIONS OF DIFFERENT CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF BIOMATERIALS, AS WELL AS LABORATORY FABRICATION OF APPLIANCES FOR ACTIVE CASES CURRENTLY BEING TREATED IN THE PROSTHODONTIC DEPARTMENT, WILL BE PRESENTED.
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2070 ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS 1 2 units
DURING THIS COURSE, THE STUDENTS BECOME MORE EXPERIENCED IN TREATING DIFFICULT CASES WITH MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS AND CASES WHICH NEED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES.
 
 
PROSTH 2080 ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS 2 2 units
EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE CLINICAL, LABORATORY, AND TECHNICAL SKILLS NECESSARY TO TREAT THE PARTIALLY EDENTULOUS PATIENT USING A REMOVABLE APPLIANCE. COORDINATION WITH FIXED APPLIANCES IS MANDATORY.
 
 
PROSTH 2090 ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS 3 2 units
CLINICAL AND LABORATORY SKILLS NECESSARY TO TREAT THE PATIENT WITH FIXED PROSTHESIS ARE EMPHASIZED ALONG WITH PRINCIPLES OF ORAL REHABILITATION.  KNOWLEDGE OF PORCELAIN AND ITS HANDLING QUALITIES ARE STRESSED.
 
 
PROSTH 2100 ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS 4 2 units
THIS COURSE EMPHASIZES THE TOTAL TREATMENT OF THE GERIATRIC PATIENT.  CONSIDERATIONS ARE GIVEN TO PROSTHODONTIC REHABILITATION WITH IMPLANTS, ORTHOGNATHIC TREATMENT PLANNING AND THE DIFFICULT PROSTHODONTIC PATIENT.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2101 ADVANCED PROSTHODONTICS 5 2 units
CLINICAL AND LABORATORY SKILLS NECESSARY TO TREAT THE PATIENT WITH FIXED PROSTHESIS ARE EMPHASIZED ALONG WITH PRINCIPLES OF ORAL REHABILITATION.  KNOWLEDGE OF PORCELAIN AND ITS HANDLING QUALITIES ARE STRESSED.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2110 ADV MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTH 1 1 units
THIS COURSE EXPOSES THE GRADUATE RESIDENT TO THE PRINCIPLES OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE CANCER PATIENT.  EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE ORAL BIOLOGICAL CHANGES THAT OCCUR WITH TREATMENT.
 
 
PROSTH 2117 IMPLANT PROSTHODONTICS SEM 1 2 units
THIS IS A DIDACTIC COURSE DESIGNED TO REVIEW ALL ASPECTS OF IMPLANT DENTISTRY AT THE IN-DEPTH LEVEL.  DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT PLANNING PROCEDURES, SELECTION OF IMPLANTS TO INCLUDE BIOMECHANICAL AND BIOMATERIALS CONSIDERATIONS, SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR IMPLANT PLACEMENT, PROSTHODONTIC PROCEDURES TO INCLUDE PROVISIONAL AND DEFINITIVE IMPLANT RESTORATIONS, AND MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES WILL BE PRESENTED AND ILLUSTRATED.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2147 IMPLNT PROSTHDNT SEMINAR 2 2 units
THIS IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY DIDACTIC COURSE PLANNED TO ADDRESS ADVANCED TOPICS IN ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL IMPLANT PROCEDURES; GUIDED TISSUE REGENERATION IN IMPLANT DENTISTRY, MANAGEMENT OF FAILING IMPLANTS, AND ADVANCED IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTIVE PROCEDURES.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2150 PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR 1 2 units
THIS COURSE IS AN INTRODUCTORY REVIEW OF BASIC PROSTHODONTIC PRINCIPLES AND THEIR APPLICATION TO ADVANCED PROSTHODONTIC PROCEDURES.  THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THIS COURSE IS ESSENTIAL TO COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT PLANNING.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2160 PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR 2 1 units
THIS COURSE IS A DESCRIPTION OF THE FACTORS NECESSARY FOR DETAILED AND COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT PLANNING OF THE FIXED AND REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURE PATIENT.  THE DENTAL MATERIAL AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF TREATMENT PLANNING IS DISCUSSED.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2170 PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR 3 2 units
THIS COURSE DISCUSSES THE SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS GIVEN TO THE GERIATRIC AND THE HANDICAPPED PROSTHODONTIC PATIENT. MAXILLOFACIAL PATIENTS AND THOSE UNDERGOING IMMUNE SUPPRESSION AND CANCER THERAPY ARE DISCUSSED.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2180 PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR 4 2 units
THIS COURSE IS THE FINAL IN A SERIES THAT ENTAILS THE REVIEW OF ADVANCED GRADUATE PROCEDURES, INCLUDING TMJ AND IMPLANTOLOGY.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2181 PROSTHODONTIC SEMINAR 6 2 units
THIS COURSE IS ANOTHER PART OF A SERIES THAT ENTAILS THE REVIEW OF ADVANCED GRADUATE PROCEDURES, INCLUDING TMJ AND IMPLANTOLOGY.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2182 PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR 5 1 units
CONTINUATION COURSE FOR THE FACTORS NECESSARY FOR DETAILED AND COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT PLANNING OF THE FIXED AND REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURE PATIENT.  THE DENTAL MATERIAL AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF TREATMENT PLANNING IS DISCUSSED.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2200 OCCLUSION 1 1 units
THIS IS AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN PHYSIOLOGIC, GNATHOLOGIC AND DENTURE OCCLUSION.  THE BASIC PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES ARE COVERED.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2210 SPECIAL PROSTHODONTICS CLINIC 1 units min / 9 units max
THIS COURSE PROVIDES THE RESIDENT WITH EXPERIENCE PROVIDING SPECIAL CLINICAL CARE OF MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CASES INVOLVING DENTAL AND MEDICAL TREATMENT UNDER DIRECT FACULTY SUPERVISION.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2211 COMPREHNSV TREATMENT PLANNG 1 2 units
THIS IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY COURSE IN COMPREHENSIVE/ DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS/RESIDENTS IN ENDODONTICS, ORTHODONTICS, PERIODONTICS, PROSTHODONTICS, ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHETICS, AND ADVANCED EDUCATION IN GENERAL DENTISTRY.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2230 TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFU 1 units
THIS COURSE EXPOSES THE STUDENT TO THE ETIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT OF TMJ AND MYOFACIAL PAIN DYSFUNCTION SYNDROMES.  RADIOLOGY AND DRUG THERAPY ARE REVIEWED. VARIOUS TREATMENT MODALITIES INVOLVING ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTATION AND SPLINT THERAPIES ARE REVIEWED.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2240 LITERATURE REVIEW 1 2 units
THIS COURSE COVERS CLASSIC AND CURRENT LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  BONE RESORPTION, ARTICULATORS, FACEBOW, HINGEAXIS, AND IMMEDIATE DENTURES.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2241 COMPREHNSV TREATMENT PLANNG 2 2 units
THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF PROSTH 2211, FOR THE SPRING TERM. THE COURSE PROVIDES A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO COMPREHENSIVE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS/RESIDENTS IN ENDODONTICS, ORTHODONTICS, PERIODONTICS, PROSTHODONTICS, ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHETICS AND ADVANCED EDUCATION IN GENERAL DENTISTRY.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2250 LITERATURE REVIEW 2 1 units
THIS COURSE COVERS CLASSIC AND CURRENT LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  COLOR, SPLINTING, PORCELAIN, CROWN PREPARATION, IMPRESSION MATERIALS, DIES AND PONTICS.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2260 LITERATURE REVIEW 3 2 units
THIS COURSE COVERS CLASSIC AND CURRENT LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  OCCLUSION, VERTICAL DIMENSION, CENTRIC RELATION, TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION, AND OCCLUSAL EQUILIBRATION.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2270 LITERATURE REVIEW 4 2 units
THIS COURSE COVERS CLASSIC AND CURRENT LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHODONTICS, REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURES, COMPLETE DENTURES, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING OF THE PARTIALLY EDENTULOUS MOUTH.
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
 
PROSTH 2272 LITERATURE REVIEW 6 2 units
THIS COURSE COVERS CLASSIC AND CURRENT LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS.  MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHODONTICS, REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURES, COMPLETE DENTURES, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING OF THE PARTIALLY EDENTULOUS MOUTH.
 
 
 
PROSTH 2273 LITERATURE REVIEW 5 1 units
CONTINUATION COURSE THAT COVERS CLASSIC AND CURRENT LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  OCCLUSION, VERTICAL DIMENSION, CENTRIC RELATION, TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION, AND OCCLUSAL EQUILIBRATION.