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Dental Curriculum Threads

Operative Dentistry Clerkship WR

Course Director: Pollene Speed McIntyre and JM Anderson
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter / 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. 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-V resin composite resin restorations, and complex restorations.
  4. Act ethically and professionally.
  5. Accurately self-assess clinical performance.

UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-02, C-03, C-06, C-07, C-09, C-10, C-11, C-12, C-13, C-14, C-16, C-17, C-19, C-22, C-28, C-30, C-31, CE-02, CE-03, CE-06, CE-07

Date last updated: 2022-12-08