The courses below are designed to provide the education and training necessary for graduate dentists to practice in their specialty and for a specialist to achieve Board Certification.
PERI 640. Core Classic Literature Review. 2 Hours.
PR: Enrollment in the MS program in Periodontics. This course will allow incoming residents in periodontology to gain knowledge of classic periodontal literature as it relates to etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical practice. This will include both clinical and basic sciences topics related to periodontics.
PERI 642. Classic Peri Lit Rev. 2 Hours.
PR: Enrollment in the MS program in Periodontics. This course allows residents to develop an in-depth knowledge of the periodontal literature as it relates to research and clinical practice. Both clinical and basic science content on etiology and treatment are included. The content is divided into two major sections (fall and spring semesters) over three academic years.
PERI 644. Clinical Management of Medically Compromised Patients. 1 Hour.
PR: Enrollment in the MS program in Periodontics. This course will provide an in-depth knowledge of various medically compromising conditions and their management during dental treatment.
PERI 650. Clinical Periodontics. 1-6 Hours.
PR: Enrollment in the MS program in Periodontics. Hands-on, one-on-one training with periodontal faculty on surgical techniques and procedures related to periodontics and implant dentistry are provided. This course prepares the dental resident with the skills necessary to become a specialist in periodontics through practical training on patients in a clinical setting.
PERI 662. Implant Dentistry. 1 Hour.
PR: Enrollment in the MS program in Periodontics. This course is intended to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of the use of dental implants for oral rehabilitation. Treatment planning options, surgical techniques, use of different implant systems and prosthetic solutions will be discussed and critically analyzed. A multidisciplinary approach involving other dental specialties such as endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery and oral radiology is emphasized.
PERI 664. Introduction to Advanced Periodontal/Implant Surgery. 2 Hours.
PR: Enrollment in the MS program in Periodontics. The course is designed to introduce the residents to the most common surgical techniques used in periodontal and implant therapy.