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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OS)

Course Descriptions

Predoctoral Courses

OS 139. Preclinical Multidisciplinary Surgery. 1 Unit.

Study of the principles of mucoperiosteal flap design, biopsy techniques, suturing, use of flaps, bone removal, and tooth sectioning for exodontia; apicoectomy in endodontic surgery and osseous surgery. Soft tissue grafting in periodontics will also be demonstrated. (7.5 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Quarter 4.).

OS 239. Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery I. 1 Unit.

Oral and maxillofacial surgical treatment planning and treatment including routine exodontia, incision and drainage, biopsy, mucoperiosteal flap design, sectioning of teeth, and bone removal; utilizing accepted procedures for asepsis; and patient preparation, positioning, and management including obtaining patients' informed consent and proper consideration for medically compromised patients. The student learns to assume responsibility for recognizing limitations of their competence and to refer patients who need more complex surgical treatment to a specialist. (Quarters 5-8.).

OS 339. Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery II. 2 Units.

Oral and maxillofacial surgical treatment planning and treatment including routine exodontia, incision and drainage, biopsy, mucoperiosteal flap design, sectioning of teeth, and bone removal; utilizing accepted procedures for asepsis; and patient preparation, positioning, and management including obtaining patients' informed consent and proper consideration for medically compromised patients. The student learns to assume responsibility for recognizing limitations of their competence and to refer patients who need more complex surgical treatment to a specialist. (Quarters 9-12.).

Graduate Courses

OS 434. Implant Seminar I. 4 Units.

In this implant treatment-planning seminar, endodontics residents discuss case presentations and treatment planning options. The focus will be on evidence-based treatment options. (Quarters 1-4.).

OS 439. Advanced Oral Surgery and Implantology I. 6 Units.

This hands-on course provides endodontics residents the foundational and practical knowledge of treatment planning and placement. (Quarters 3-4.).

OS 534. Implant Seminar II. 4 Units.

In this implant treatment-planning seminar, endodontics residents discuss case presentations and treatment planning options. The focus will be on evidence-based treatment options. (Quarters 5-8.).

OS 634. Implant Seminar III. 1 Unit.

In this Implant treatment-planning seminar, endodontics residents discuss case presentations and treatment planning options. The focus will be on evidence-based treatment options. (Quarter 9.).