Courses

Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics: Advanced prosthodontic practice in the areas of fixed and removable partial dentures, complete dentures, tempomandibular dysfunction, maxillofacial prosthetics and implant prosthodontics.

Advanced Implant and Periodontal Therapy: Didactic and clinical experience in periodontal surgical therapy including: wound healing, crown lengthening, regeneration, grafting and implant placement.

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

Advanced Prosthodontic Theory: Advanced theories and techniques in fixed and removable partial dentures, complete dentures, maxillofacial prosthetics, implantology and geriatric prosthodontics to include case presentations, literature surveys and articulator analysis seminars.

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: Statistical models, distributions, probability, random variables, tests of hypotheses, confidence intervals, regression, correlation, transformations, F and Chi-square distributions, analysis of variance and multiple comparisons.

Dental Materials: Physical properties of dental materials.

Research: Research activities leading to thesis, problem report, research paper or equivalent scholarly project or a dissertation.

Special Studies in Oral Pathology: Advanced study of local or systemic disease processes affecting oral structures through seminars, assignment of specific topics, or research activities.

Teaching Practicum: Supervised practice in college teaching of dentistry.