OPERATIVE DENTISTRY (OPER)

OPER 701. Operative Dentistry Seminar II. 1 Credit.

(Aesthetic and Adhesive Dentistry.) In this seminar, graduate students will learn the scientific principles and clinical techniques involved in dental aesthetics and adhesive restorations. Students may be required to develop a case presentation for this seminar.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit. 2 total credits. 2 total completions.

OPER 702. Operative Literature Review I. 1 Credit.

This is a weekly seminar offering a forum for presentation and discussion of relevant scientific papers on various operative dentistry related topics. Typically, a resident or faculty member presents one or more relevant papers, which is followed by a critical analysis of the study and discussion of the topic.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit. 4 total credits. 4 total completions.

OPER 704. Operative Clinical Seminar A. 1 Credit.

This seminar will involve a series of presentations where the student will present clinical cases resolved in the graduate clinic.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit. 2 total credits. 2 total completions.

OPER 705A. Teaching Internship. 1-9 Credits.

Student will be actively involved in teaching Functional Dental Anatomy course. Student will participate in preclinical laboratory instruction and evaluation procedures.

OPER 731. Cariology. 1 Credit.

Discusses specific topics related to Cariology. Students will provide care in clinic identifying and treating patients based on caries risk assessment. Seminar formats include lectures, discussions, literature reviews, and practical (hands-on) exercises. Students must present a clinical case discussing alternative treatment based on patient's caries risk assessment.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit.

OPER 732. Introduction to Operative Dentistry. 3 Credits.

Provides students with broad introduction to key Operative Dentistry concepts. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of topics, including intensive training in direct restorations, dental photography, fabrication of diagnostic casts and implant stents. Prepares incoming graduate students for clinical patient care and teaching in predoctoral courses and clinics.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit.

OPER 736. Graduate Dental Biomaterials II. 3 Credits.

OPER 790. Operative Dentistry Clinic II. 2-6 Credits.

(Patient treatment.) Primary focus is on patients requiring more advanced considerations for operative dentistry treatment planning and/or procedures. There will be a strong focus on aesthetic dentistry, prevention, and 'medical management' of caries, and the use of advanced technologies to provide operative dentistry treatment.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit.

OPER 993. Master's Research and Thesis. 3 Credits.

The student will begin writing a master's thesis.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit.