Restorative Dentistry (RESTOR DEN)

RESTOR DEN 199.04  Advanced Restorative Dentistry  (0.5-2 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Joel M. WhiteJoel M. White also teaches: PT CN CARE 129

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Students will engage in learning advanced operative dentistry skills and techniques. Didactic and laboratory experiences will provide students with additional foundation of restorative and operative dentistry, including diagnosis, treatment planning, prevention, minimally invasive dentistry and advanced restorative techniques. Students will then engage in laboratory projects under direction of the faculty.

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  • School: Dentistry
  • Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

RESTOR DEN 203  Mineralized Tissues:Science, Engineering & Clinical Aspects  (2 Units)  Spring  

Instructor(s): Sunita V. Ho, Stefan F. Habelitz

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in a postgraduate program.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture

This course will emphasize Mineralized Tissues and the use of Biomaterials for the Craniofacial Complex. Focus is on understanding diverse aspects of craniofacial development, in particular the biology and engineering of mineralized tissue including the formation of specialized matrices which enable biomineralization, stem cell biology and morphogenesis, as well as etiologies of diseases and clinical approaches to tissue or organ repair.

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  • School: Graduate Division
  • Department: Oral And Craniofacial Sciences MS Program
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
  • Graduate Division course: Yes
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

RESTOR DEN 213  Chemical Aspects of Dental Caries  (2 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Peter Rechmann

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture

The biochemical basis for understanding the mechanisms of dental caries will be presented. Topics include tooth ultrastructure, tooth chemistry, plaque metabolism, immunology, protective functions of saliva, enzymes, caries risk assessment, the roles of fluoride, and mechanisms of de- and remineralization.

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  • School: Graduate Division
  • Department: Oral And Craniofacial Sciences MS Program
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
  • Graduate Division course: Yes
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No