Endodontics

Curriculum - Core Courses

course name / description session info. director
Advanced Dental Radiology (CDM 5000)
Consideration of hard and soft tissue craniofacial imaging modalities, including MRI, tomography, and digital imaging.
6 Sessions
Aug. 2 - Sept 13
8-10 am
Dr. Gary Conover
Advanced Dental Materials (CDM 5001)
Properties and clinical considerations in the use of today's restorative materials.
12 Sessions
Aug. 2 - Oct. 25
3-5 pm
Dr. Sibel Antonson
Research Design (CDM 5002)
Learn how to plan research projects, initiate the projects and effectively present the findings. Critical evaluation of the literature about the field of interest is going to be emphasized.
4 Sessions
Nov. 22 - Dec. 13
1-3 pm
Dr. Sibel Antonson
Adv. Microbiology & Cell Biology (CDM 5003)
Graduate training in microbiology, including virology, bacteriology, microbial genetics, and microbial pathogenesis.
12 Sessions
Sept. 20 - Dec. 6
8-10 am
Dr. Romer Ocanto
Advanced Oral Histology & Embryology (CDM 5004)
Cytological and developmental considerations in embryological, fetal and neonatal human craniofacial growth and development.
15 Sessions
Aug. 2 - Nov. 15
10-12 pm
Dr. Herbert Remnick
Fundamentals of Biostatistics (CDM 5006)
Analysis of descriptive and inferential statistics as used in contemporary biomedical research, including electronic-based statistical programs.
14 Sessions
Aug. 2 - Nov. 8
1-3 pm
Dr. Patrick Hardigan
Advanced Medical Physiology (CDM 5008)
Detailed examination of cells and their transport, cardiac, pulmonary, acid base balance and fluids. Renal physiology, blood coagulation as well as blood factors will be addressed. Medical applications will be part of this course. Other topics will be integrated into the above.
6 Sessions
Nov. 8 - Dec. 13
3-5 pm
Dr. Sheldon Mintz
Ethics and Jurisprudence (CDM 5109)
Reviews hallmarks of dental professional ethics, and aspects of the law that commonly impact on the daily practice of dentistry.
4 Sessions
Nov. 22 - Dec. 13
10-12 pm
Dr. Malcolm Meister
Advanced Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (CDM 5102)
Gross and histological specimen consideration in hard and soft tissue diseases of the oral and maxillofacial structures.
14 Sessions
Jan. 3 - April 11
1-3 pm
Dr. Inez Velez
Adv. Head & Neck Anatomy Lecture Series (CDM 5103)
Didactic and dissection based consideration of head and neck structure and function essential to advanced dental practice.
16 Sessions
Jan. 3 - April 25
8-10 am
Dr. Sheldon Mintz
Adv. Head & Neck Anatomy Lab Series (CDM 5104)
Laboratory based consideration of head and neck structure and function essential to advanced dental practice.
16 Sessions
Jan. 3 - April 25
10-12 pm
Dr. Sheldon Mintz
Adv. Systemic Oral Medicine & Pharmacology (CDM 5106)
Expands on the predoctoral education regarding the topic of oral medicine. The seminars will discuss current and classic literature to help refine the skills of students in interpreting a medical history and dental management of medically complex patients.
12 Sessions
Jan. 3 - April 4
3-5 pm
Wendy Hupp