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					                                   DOC TOR OF DENTAL MEDICINE
                                          CURRICULUM

                                           FIRST YEAR
First Semester
DENT 111         General Anatomy I (Regional Anatomy)                   5
DENT 112         General Microscopic Anatomy and Emb ryology            4
DENT 113         Biochemistry                                           5
DENT 114         Oral Anatomy                                           4
DENT 115         Co mputer Fundamentals and Dental Informat ics         3
              Total                                                     21

Second Semester
DENT 121        General Anatomy II (Head and Neck Anatomy)              5
DENT 122        Oral M icroscopic Anatomy and Embryology                4
DENT 123        General Physiology                                      4
DENT 124        Dental Materials                                        3
DENT 125        Nutrit ion in Dental Education                          2
DENT 126        Occlusion                                               1
                Total                                                   19

                                           SECOND YEAR
First Semester
DENT 221         General Pathology                                      4
DENT 222         Pharmacology                                           3
DENT 223         Restorative Dentistry I                                4
DENT 224         Prosthodontics I (Cro wn and Bridge)                   4
DENT 225         Microbiology                                           3
DENT 226         Oral Physiology                                        3
                 Total                                                  21

Second Semester
DENT 221        Oral Pathology I                                        4
DENT 222        Restorative Dentistry II                                3
DENT 223        Prosthodontics II (Removable Part ial Prosthodontics)   4
DENT 224        Prosthodontics III (Co mplete Prosthodontics)           4
DENT 225        Anesthesiology                                          3
DENT 226        Orthodontics I                                          3
DENT 227        Roentgenology                                           3
                Total                                                   24


                                            THIRD YEAR
Summer
DENT 301         Sedation                                               1
DENT 302         Periodontology I                                       1
DENT 303         Oral Diagnosis I                                       1
DENT 304         The Dentist as a Missionary                            2
                 Total                                                  5

First Semester
DENT 311         Oral Su rgery I                                        2
DENT 312         Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning II               2
DENT 313         Endodontics                                            3
DENT 314         Orthodontics II                                        3
DENT 315         Introduction to Research                               2
DENT 316         Principles of Medicine                       2
DENT 317         Periodontology II                            2
DENT 318         Clin ical Dentistry I                        6
                 Total                                        22

Second Semester
DENT 321        Oral Su rgery II                              2
DENT 322        Technical and Scientific Writing              2
DENT 323        Practice Management                           2
DENT 324        Oral Pathology II                             3
DENT 325        Dental Jurisprudence and Ethics               2
DENT 326        Co mmunity Dentistry I                        2
DENT 327        Pediatric Dentistry                           2
DENT 328        Clin ical Dentistry II                        6
DENT 328        Forensic Dentistry                            1
                Total                                         22

                                           FOURTH YEAR
First Semester
DENT 411         Hospital Dentistry I                         3
DENT 412         Co mmunity Dentistry II                      3
DENT 413         Restorative Dentistry Seminar I              1
DENT 414         Prosthodontics Seminar I                     1
DENT 415         Oral Medicine Seminar I                      2
DENT 416         Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry Seminar I   1
DENT 417         Clin ical Dentistry III                      10
DENT 418         Current Trends in Dentistry                  1
DENT 419         Basic Dental Imp lantology                   1
                 Total                                        23

Second Semester
DENT 421        Hospital Dentistry II                         1
DENT 422        Co mmunity Dentistry III                      3
DENT 423        Restorative Dentistry Seminar II              1
DENT 424        Prosthodontics Seminar II                     1
DENT 425        Oral Medicine Seminar II                      2
DENT 426        Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry Seminar II   1
DENT 427        Clin ical Dentistry IV                        10
DENT 428        Special Care Dentistry                        1
                Total                                         20

Total Units Required                                          177



                                               Summary

Basic Medical Sciences                                        37
    General Anatomy I                                         5
    General Anatomy II                                        5
    Biochemistry                                              5
    General Microscopic Anatomy and Emb ryology               4
    General Physiology                                        4
    Nutrit ion                                                2
    Microbiology                                              3
    General Pathology                                         4
    Pharmacology                                     3
    Principles of Medicine                           2

Basic Dental Sciences                                76
    Oral Anatomy                                     4
    Occlusion                                        1
    Co mputer Fundamentals and Dental Informat ics   3
    Oral M icroscopic Anatomy and Embryology         4
    Dental Materials                                 3
    Restorative Dentistry I                          4
    Prosthodontics I (Cro wn and Bridge)             4
    Oral Physiology                                  3
    Oral Pathology I                                 4
    Prosthodontics II (RPD)                          4
    Prosthodontics III (CD)                          4
    Anesthesiology                                   3
    Sedation                                         1
    Orthodontics I                                   3
    Reontgenology                                    3
    Oral Su rgery I                                  2
    Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning I          1
    Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning II         2
    Endodontics                                      3
    Introduction to Dental Research                  2
    Periodontology I                                 1
    Periodontology II                                2
    Oral Su rgery II                                 2
    Technical and Scientific Writing                 2
    Practice Management and Entrepreneurship         2
    Oral Pathology II                                3
    Forensic Dentistry                               1
    Dental Jurisprudence and Ethics                  2
    Pediatric Dentistry with Child Psychology        2
    Basic Imp lant Dentistry                         1

Pre-Clinical Subjects                                6
    Restorative Dentistry II                         3
    Orthodontics II                                  3

Clinical Dentistry                                   33
    Clin ical Dentistry I                            6
    Clin ical Dentistry II                           6
    Clin ical Dentistry III                          10
    Clin ical Dentistry IV                           10
    Current Trends in Dentistry                      1

Special Studies:                                     11
    Ortho-Pedo Seminar I                             1
    Prosthodontics Seminar I                         1
    Restorative Dentistry Seminar I                  1
    Oral Medicine Seminar I                          2
    Ortho-Pedo Seminar II                            1
    Prosthodontics Seminar II                        1
    Restorative Dentistry Seminar II                 1
    Oral Medicine Seminar II                         2
    Special Care Dentistry                           1
Hos pital Dentistry                                                                          4
    Hospital Dentistry I                                                                     3
    Hospital Dentistry II                                                                    1

Communi ty Dentistry                                                                         8
   Co mmunity Dentistry I                                                                    2
   Co mmunity Dentistry II                                                                   3
   Co mmunity Dentistry III                                                                  3


Religion                                                                                     2
    The Dentist as a Missionary                                                              2

Total Units Required                                                                         177


                                        COURS E DES CRIPTIONS

DENT       011      DENTAL HISTORY AND ORIENTATION (3 units). This course emphasizes on
acquainting the students with the practice of dentistry as a profession. This includes the h istory of dentistry
and how the profession has evolved through the ages to the present.

DENT        021       PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH (3 units). Th is course embraces the
knowledge of health for both immediate and future needs of the community, health of the peo ple in the
community, p reventive measures of controlling diseases and personal hygiene. It involves the proper
nutrition of the individual and the community as well.

DENT       022     DENTAL EQUIPMENT REP AIR AND MAINTENANCE (2 units). This course
focuses on acquainting the students with the equipment of the dental office; the use and maintenance of
instruments and apparatus in the dental practice.

DENT        111      GEN ERAL ANATOMY I (Regional Anatomy) (5 units). This subject deals with the
architecture and interrelation of the different parts of the body obtained by gross dissection and studied by
regions involving the different tissues such as bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and different visceral
organs which constitute as systemic anatomical knowledge and form t he basis for clinical study.

DENT       112       GEN ERAL MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY (4 units). This
course deals with the biological structures of functionally co mplex integrated cells and tissues that compose
the human organ system. Develop mental processes emphasized, particu larly the structure of teeth and their
supporting tissues, as well as a detailed study of the development of the face, jaws and teeth.

DENT       113        BIOCHEMIS TRY (5 units). Th is course deals with the study of chemistry of the
biomo lecules in the hu man body and all underlying biochemical processes related to dentistry.

DENT        114      Oral Anatomy (4 units). The study of the morphology of deciduous and permanent
dentition, their arrangement and relationship with supporting structures. It also includes the study of the
paleontology of the human dentition, growth and development of the skull and jaws correlated to the
eruption of teeth and the forces of occlusion.

DENT        115      COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND DENTAL INFORMATICS (3 units). This
subject deals with the principles and programs of co mputers as applied to the practice of Dentistry. Pre -
requisite: Introduction to Computer Science.
DENT        121      GEN ERAL ANATOMY II (Head and Neck Anatomy) (5 units).
This subject deals with the thorough study of the head and neck at the macroscopic level. Emphasis is on
the maxillofacial structures, pharyngeal regions and its facial planes. Clinical correlat ions included to
integrate anatomy with dentistry. Pre-requisite: General Anatomy I.

DENT        122     ORAL MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY AND EMB RYOLOGY (4 units). This
course deals with the biological structures of functionality complex integrated cells and tissues that
compose the human organ system. Develop mental processes are emphasized, part icularly the structure of
teeth and their supporting tissues, as well as a detailed study of the development of the face, jaws and teeth.

DENT        123      GEN ERAL PHYS IOLOGY (4 units). A Study of the general physiology with
emphasis on the digestive, nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine and other systems to include the metabolism
of calciu m and phosphorus. Emphasis is given on its practical applicat ion to dentistry together with
integration of items on family planning and HIV/AIDS. Pre-requisite: General Anatomy I.

DENT        124       DENTAL MATERIALS (3 units). The physical and chemical properties of materials
used in dentistry, its clinical applicat ion and manipulation. This includes biomaterials and their application
to dentistry. Pre -requisite: Oral Anatomy.

DENT        125      NUTRITION IN DENTAL EDUCATION (2 units lecture). The role of essential
nutrients in health and disease with emphasis on maternal and pediatric oral health and the pathogenesis of
malnutrit ion. Pre-requisite: Biochemistry.

DENT       126      OCCLUS ION (1 unit). Emphasis is on the guidance of occlusion, kinesiology of
occlusion, functional movements of the mandible, occlusal stability and periodontal reaction to physiologic
changes. Pre-requisite: Oral Anatomy.

DENT       211      GEN ERAL PATHOLOGY (4 units). General Pathology is the study of the origin
and basic reaction of cells and tissues to the abnormal stimuli underlying all diseases with emphasis on the
pathologic processes of the oral cavity. Pre-requisite: General Anatomy I and II, General Physiology,
Biochemistry.

DENT        212      PHARMACOLOGY (3 units). This course deals with the princip les of
pharmacodynamics and kinetics, pharmacognosy of different drug groups used in medicine. Special
emphasis is made on the dental significance of these drug actions. Prescription writing and the proper
dispensation of drugs are also discussed. Medications commonly employed in the management of dental-
related diseases are discussed. Emphasis is stressed on the their potential interaction with total patient care.
Pre-requisite: General Anatomy I and II, General Physiology, Biochemistry.

DENT        213      RES TORATIVE DENTIS TRY I (4 units). This course discusses the basic principles
and technique of cavity preparation and the restoration of teeth with silver amalgam alloy and aesthetic
restorative materials. A discussion of the etiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of
dental caries as well as the preventive measures of plaque control. Pre-requisite: Oral Anatomy, Oral
Microscopic Anatomy and Embryology, Dental Materials.

DENT       214      PROSTHODONTICS I (4 units). Study of the planning and construction of fixed
partial dentures considering the biological requirements for restoring the normal oral function and
aesthetics. Pre-requisite: Oral Anatomy, Oral Microscopic Anatomy and Embryology. Co -requisite:
Restorative Dentistry I.

DENT        215    MICROB IOLOGY (5 units). A basic course on the biology of pathogenic
microorganis ms which include bacteria, virus, fungi, protozoa, rickettsiae, helminthes and others, as related
to oral health. Emphasis on the dental aspects that are applicable. Pre -requisite: General Physiology.
DENT        216     ORAL PHYS IOLOGY AND OCCLUS ION (3 units).                       The physiology of the
stomatognathic system and occlusion and its application to the dental practice.
Pre-requisite: General Pathology, Biochemistry

DENT       221     ORAL PATHOLOGY I (4 units.) The study that deals with the gross and
microscopic abnormalit ies, as well as the clinical man ifestations of oral diseases. Pre -requisite: General
Pathology, Oral Microscopic Anatomy.

DENT        222      RES TORATIVE DENTIS TRY II (3 units). Th is course discusses the indications,
preparations and placement of direct gold restorations, atypical cast gold inlays and onlays, complex
amalgam restorations and board-exam type restorations. Principles of dental aesthetics, adhesion to tooth
tissues, preparation of tooth colored restorations in anterior and posterior teeth. Diagnosis and treatment
planning, with emphasis on the selection of the ideal restorative material for different restorative cases.
Pre-requisite: Restorative Dentistry I

DENT        223       PROSTHODONTICS II (Removal Partial Prosthodontics) (4 units). The basic
principles of restoring missing teeth and associated structures of partially edentulous oral cavity with
removable prosthesis. This course also includes designing, prescription writ ing and the selection of the
appropriate biocompatible materials.
Pre-requisite: Dental Materials, Oral Physiology and Occlusion.

DENT        224      PROSTHODONTICS III (Co mplete Denture Prosthodontics) (4 units). A study of
the rehabilitation of comp letely edentulous patient based on the principles of b io mechanics and aesthetics
using appropriate bioco mpatible materials. Pre -requisite: General Anatomy I and II, Oral Anatomy, Oral
Physiology and Occlusion, Dental Materials.

DENT       225      ANESTHES IOLOGY (3 units). This course covers the history, agents employed,
pharmacology, modes of administration, stages, sequence, anxieties, selection and untoward effects of an
anesthetic drug. It also includes regional anatomy and techniqu es for conductive, infiltrat ion and regional
anesthesia. Pre-requisite: Pharmacology.

DENT       226       ORTHODONTICS (3 units). Fundamentals of g rowth and development of the
craniofacial structures and their relation to the stomatognathic system.

DENT        227      ROENTGENOLOGY (3 units).                 This course aims to provide a thorough
understanding of the principles of radiography and its application in practice in so far as they are related to
the work of a general practitioner. Emphasis will be given on the materials used in radiography and the
principles involved in their use; the properties of a good diagnostic radiograph; radiation safety measures to
guard against radiation hazards; intra- and extra-o ral radiographic interpretations including normal
radiographic land marks and pathologies. Pre-requisites: General Anatomy I and II, Oral Anatomy.

DENT       301     SEDATION (1 unit). This subject covers nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as well as the
physiologic and psychological aspects of pain and anxiety control. Sedation techniques involving
intravenous drugs and medicines are d iscussed as well. Pre-requisite: Anesthesiology.

DENT         302      PERIODONTOLOGY I (1 unit). Review of gross and microscopic anatomy of the
periodontium in health and disease. Primary et iology of periodontal disease. Examination of patient’s
clin ical periodontal status and introduction to the diagnosis and treatment planning process. Pre -requisite:
Oral Pathology I.

DENT        303      ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING I (1 unit). Princip les and
procedures in developing a systematic method of patient interview. Emphasis is made on gathering
informat ion about a patient. Pre-requisite: Oral Physiology, General Pathology, Oral Pathology I.

DENT       304      THE DENTIS T AS A MISS IONARY (2 units). This subject deals with the
incorporation of a Christian mission together with the dental profession.
DENT      311      ORAL S URGER Y I (2 units). The general princip les of surgery and how they are
applied to dental procedures. Pre-requisite: General Pathology, Oral Physiology and Occlusion,
Anesthesiology, Roentgenology, Pharmacology.

DENT        312    ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING II (2 units). This course
deals with the comparat ive analysis of oral diseases, as differentiated by their clin ical manifestations.
Various supplement tests are discussed to aid in the diagnosis of oral disease. Pre-requisite: General
Anatomy I & II, Oral Anatomy, General Pathology, Oral Pathology I, Oral Diagnosis & Treatment
Planning I, Roentgenology.

DENT       313      ENDODONTICS (3 units). Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp
and periapical tissues. Pre-requisite: Oral Physiology and Occlusion, Oral Pathology I, Pharmacology,
Roentgenology

DENT        314       ORTHODONTICS II (3 units). Prevention and interception of malocclusion through
timely d iagnosis of the orthodontic problem. Pre -requisite: Orthodontics I.

DENT       315      INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL RES EARCH (3 units). Principles and methods in
research and its application to dentistry focused on developing a research protocol.

DENT        316     PRINCIPLES OF MEDICINE (2 units). This course is designed to provide a logical
framework for learn ing as well as working knowledge of internal medicine needed for diagnosis of dental
patients with med ical illnesses in relation to dentistry. Pre-requisite: General Anatomy I and II, General
Physiology, General Pathology, Biochemistry, Pharmaco logy, Microbio logy.

DENT         317      PERIODONTOLOGY II ( 2 units). A course on the etiology, pathology,
classification and management of periodontal diseases, including a review of the his tology and physiology
of the periodontium. Develop ment of philosophy and skills in personal and patient plaque control.
Develop ment of skill and biological basis for periodontal instrumentation. Impact of these procedures on
the bacterial microflora and periodontal tissues. Co mprehensive treatment planning. Prognostication,
limitat ions, and evaluation of periodontal therapy on a long - and short-term basis, including reationale fo r
maintenance therapy and adjunctive chemical anti-microbial therapy. Pre-requisite: Oral Microscopic
Anatomy & Embryology, Oral Pathology I, Roentgenology, Periodontology.

DENT         318    CLINICAL DENTIS TRY I (6 units). Application of the principles and methods of
providing dental care in some clinical areas (Restorative Dentistry , Prosthodontics, Periodontics) under the
close supervision of the clinical supervisor. Pre-requisite: Restorative Dentistry I and II, Prosthodontics I,
II and III, Roentgenology.

DENT       321       ORAL S URGERY II (2 units). A study of the surgical management of co mplicated
extractions, reductions and fixation of trau matic injuries of the face and jaws and surrounding tissues, and
other conditions related to orthognathic surgery and other pathological lesions of the oral cavity.
Orientation is on team approach in surgery with the general surgeon in the management of oral lesions and
secondary tissues. Pre-requisite: Oral Surgery I.

DENT       322      TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITING (3 units). The basic principles in
preparing a technical paper and thesis for presentation and discussion in scientific foru m and/or for
publication. Pre-requisite: Introduction to Research.

DENT        323     PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (2 units). The practice of dentistry in relation to the
social, economic and cultural conditions of the community.

DENT       324      ORAL PATHOLGY II (3 units). The pathology of neoplasm and other diseases of
the adjacent structures in the oral csavity with emphasis on laboratory and diagnostic procedures and
suggested treatment. Pre -requisite: Oral Pathology I, Diagnostic and Treatment Planning I and II.
DENT        325       DENTAL J URISPRUDENCE AND ETHICS (2 units). The relat ion of law and
ethics to the dental practice.

DENT       326      COMMUNITY DENTIS TRY I (3 units).               Concepts, principles and methods of
prevention applied to major dental public health problems.

DENT       327        PEDIATRIC DENTIS TRY (2 units). The study of the principles and techniques in
the management of the child with dental problems including treatment of injuries and interceptive
orthodontics. Pre-requisite: Oral Su rgery I, Anesthesiology, Orthodontics I & II, Restorative Dentistry I &
II, Prosthodontics I.

DENT       328       CLINICAL DENTISTRY II (6 units). Application of the principles and methods of
providing dental care in the various clinical areas under close supervision of the clinical supervisor
(continuation of Clin ical Dentistry I). Pre -requisite: Clin ical Dentistry I.

DENT       329        FORENS IC DENTIS TRY (1 un it). Deals with the study of dental parts of the body
in the confirmation of identity of the victims. Pre-requisite: General Pathology, Oral Pathology, Oral
Diagnosis & Treatment Planning II, General Anatomy I & II, Roentgenology, Restorative Dentistry I & II,
Prosthodontics I, II, & III, Oral Histology.

DENT        411      HOSPITAL DENTIS TRY I (3 units). Dental externship for senior students at a local
hospital designed to orient the students with hospital procedures and the scope and functions of other
divisions of health services. Pre-requisite: General and Oral Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and
Principles of Medicine.

DENT        412  COMMUNITY DENTIS TRY II (3 units). The study of the concepts, principles and
methods of prevention applied to major dental public health problems. Pre -requisite: Co mmunity
Dentistry I.

DENT       416      ORTHODONTICS-PEDIATRIC DENTIS TRY S EMINAR I. This course is
designed to implement the principles and techniques learned fro m the basic Orthodontics and Pediatric
Dentistry courses. Pre-requisite: Orthodontics I & II, Pediatric Dentistry, Clinical Dentistry I & II.

DENT       417       CLINICAL DENTIS TRY III (10 units). Application of princip les and methods of
providing dental care in the various clinical areas, given a set of clinical requirements with min imu m
supervision of the clin ical supervisor. Pre-requisite: Clinical Dentistry II.

DENT        421      HOSPITAL DENTIS TRY II (1 unit). Externship for senior students in a local
hospital exposure in interdepart mental referral system, and proper hospital decorum.
Pre-requisite: Hospital Dentistry I

DENT        422      COMMUNITY DENTIS TRY III (3 units). The principles and methods designed in
the practice of co mmunity dentistry, including field experience. Pre -requisite: Co mmunity Dentistry II.

DENT       413      RES TORATIVE DENTIS TRY S EMINAR I (1 unit). Clinical conference on
problems encountered in Restorative Dentistry clinic wh ich is designed to develop critical thinking based
on the principles and techniques learned from the basic knowledge in Restorative Dentistry. Pre -requisite:
Restorative Dentistry I & II, Clin ical Dentistry I & II.

DENT      414       PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR I (1 unit ). A special study concerned with
problem-based learning consisting of case presentation by the students following the princip les and
concepts of fixed part ial denture and removable part ial denture prosthodontics.     Pre -requisite:
Prosthodontics I & II, Clinical Dentistry I & II.
DENT      415      ORAL MEDICIN E S EMINAR I (2 units). A special study concerned with the
problem-based learning consisting of case presentation by the students following the princip les and
concepts of endodontics and periodontics. Pre-requisite: Oral Pathology I & II, Endodontics,
Periodontology I & II Clinical Dentistry I & II.

DENT       416      ORTHODONTICS-PEDIATRIC DENTIS TRY S EMINAR I (1 unit ). This course
is designed to implement the princip les and techniques learned fro m the basic Ortho dontics and Pediatric
Dentistry courses. Pre-requisite: Orthodontics I & II, Pediatric Dentistry, Clinical Dentistry I & II.

DENT         418       CURRENT TRENDS IN DENTIS TRY (1 unit). A study concerned with the latest
developments in Dentistry like dental materia ls, dental technology, new techniques and other areas related
to clinical dentistry like infect ion control practices, genetics and medically co mpro mised patients.

DENT       419       BASIC IMPLANT DENTIS TRY (1 unit). Scientific and technical foundation for
implant surgery and expansion of basic imp lant procedures. Post-placement care, long-term maintenance
and clinical co mp licat ions associated with dental implants. Pre-requisite: Oral Surgery I & II,
Prosthodontics I, II & III.

DENT       423     RES TORATIVE DENTIS TRY S EMINAR II (1 unit ). A special study concerned
with the problem-based learning consisting of case presentation by the students following the principles
and concepts of Restorative Dentistry. Pre-requisite: Restorative Dentistry Seminar I.

DENT       424     PROSTHODONTICS SEMINAR II (1 unit). A special study concerned with
problem-based learning consisting of case presentation by the students following the princip les and
concepts of complete denture prosthodontics. Pre-requisite: Prosthodontics Seminar I.

DENT       425        ORAL MEDICINE S EMINAR II (2 units). A special study concerned with
problem-based learning consisting of case presentation by the students following the princip les and
concepts of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Th is will also include different su rgical p rocedures in the
treatment of oral d iseases and acquired defects of the jaws and its associated structures.
           This course also tackles the differential diagnosis of orofacial and temporo mandibular pain,
including current treat ment modalities. Pre-requisite: Oral Medicine I, Oral Surgery I & II, Oral Diagnosis
and Treatment Planning I & II, General and Oral Pathology, Princip les of Medicine, Roentgenology,
Anesthesiology, Pharmaco logy.

DENT       426       ORTHODONTICS-PEDODONTICS S EMINAR II (1 unit). A special study
concerned with problem-based learning consisting of case presentation by the students following the
principles and concepts of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. Pre-requisite: Orthodontics Pediatric
Dentistry Seminar I.

DENT       427      CLINICAL DENTIS TRY IV (10 units). Clinical application of the competencies
acquired in Clinical Dentistry III. This is a continuation of the requirements in Clin ical Dentistry III. A
validation examination will be given in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Roentgenology. This
examination will be included as part of the requirement in Clin ical Dentistry IV and a pre -requisite for
graduation. Pre-requisite: Clinical Dentistry III.

DENT        428       GERIATRIC DENTIS TRY S EMINAR I (1 unit). Considerations in the diagnosis,
treatment planning and management of special populations: the handicapped, hospitalized and geriatric
patients. Pre -requisite: Clin ical Dentistry II.

				
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