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Operative Dentistry Clerkship – Winter

Course Director: Pollene Speed McIntyreJM Anderson
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter / 3

Course Overview

Operative dentistry plays a key role in disease control and comprehensive care. In this course, students will diagnose and treat conditions of the human dentition that require operative dentistry. In the daily clinical environment, students will utilize patient assessment and treatment planning processes to ensure preventive and restorative procedures are appropriate for patient comprehensive care. We emphasize preventive therapies for caries.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

1. Use the patient assessment and treatment planning processes in providing comprehensive patient care.
2. Perform the appropriate diagnosis and treatment (preventive, chemotherapeutic, and restorative) for conditions of the human dentition requiring operative dentistry.
3. Create Class I and II amalgams, Class I-IV composite resin restorations, and complex restorations.
4. Act ethically and professionally.
5. Accurately self-assess clinical performance.

UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-10, CE-02, CE-03, C-03, CE-06, C-02, C-09, CE-07, C-06, C-12, C-13, C-31, C-16, C-17, C-07, C-14, C-28, C-19, C-22

Date last updated: 2024-01-02