Predoctoral Course Catalog

DENTCL 644

Dental Curriculum Threads

Operative Dentistry Clerkship AN

Course Director: Pollene Speed and JM Anderson
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn / 3

Course Overview

The student will diagnose and treat conditions of the human dentition that fall within the scope of operative dentistry. Operative dentistry plays a key role in disease control and the integration of comprehensive care of our patients. Emphasis is placed on preventive therapies for caries. In the daily clinical environment, the student and faculty will utilize the patient assessment and treatment planning process to ensure preventive and restorative procedures provided are appropriate for the patient’s comprehensive care.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:
1. Describe the patient assessment and treatment planning process in providing comprehensive patient care.
2. Perform the appropriate diagnosis and quality treatment (preventive, chemotherapeutic, and restorative) for conditions of the human dentition that fall within the scope of operative dentistry.
3. Complete Class II amalgams, Class III or IV resin composite restorations, and complex restorations.
4. Treat patients, faculty, staff, and peers in an ethical and professional manner.
5. Accurately self-assess clinical performance.

UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-02, C-03, C-06, C-07, C-09, C-10, C-12, C-13, C-14, C-16, C-17, C-19,
C-28, C-31, CE-02, CE-03, CE-06, CE-07

Date last updated: 2021-09-23