Courses

Advanced Oral Surgery (DENT 600): Advanced study of therapeutics, hospital protocol, and surgical aspects of oral surgery involving lectures, seminars, demonstrations, and clinical applications.

Advanced Topics: Biomedical Sciences Module Series: The Biomedical Sciences Module series has been designed as an online course for students enrolled in the advanced education programs in the WVU School of Dentistry. The three modules include pharmacology, anatomy/histology/embryology, and microbiology/immunology/genetics. The content of these modules focuses on the clinical application of each of the biomedical sciences to dentistry. Cases will be used to integrate theory and practice. Students will attend a virtual classroom by viewing online lectures, reading prescribed materials, and interacting with faculty and classmates through an online discussion forum.

Advanced Topics: Investigation of advanced topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses.

Applied Biostatistics for Health(BIOS 601 & 602): Statistical models, distributions, probability, random variables, tests of hypotheses, confident intervals, regression, correlation, transformations, F and Chi-square distributions, analysis of variance and multiple comparisons.

Clinical Endodontics (ENDO 688): Graduate of an accredited dental school and admission to the Advanced Education Program in Endodontics or consent. Clinical endodontic practice in the areas of: ordinary endodontic cases, complex endodontic cases, hemisection, root amputation, replantation, transplantation, endodontic implantation, vital pulp therapy, apexification, and bleaching.

Endodontic Theory (ENDO 689): Provides seminar discussions in the topics of: basic endodontic techniques, advanced endodontic techniques, endodontic literature review, case presentation, and advanced endodontic theory.

Research (ENDO 687 & 697): Research activities leading to a thesis, problem report, research paper or equivalent scholarly project.

Special Studies in Oral Pathology (PATH 601): Advanced study of local or systemic disease processes affecting oral structures through seminars.

Teaching Practicum (ENDO 690): Supervised practice in college teaching of dentistry.