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DSCI 653 Human Growth and Development Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/02/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 1
This course provides an overview of the events of human growth and the analytic approaches used to study growth, particularly from birth to adulthood. Discussions center around the nature of growth, mechanisms of growth, general body development, and genetic and environmental influences on growth. Emphasis is given to the head and neck region.
ORTH 667 Clinical Specialty Seminars II Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/02/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 2
This Course is a companion to clinical training in orthodontics and involves faculty and student evaluations of historically significant as well as contemporary orthodontic literature. All of the current research articles in the key journals in orthodontics are reviewed as they are published. Key historical literature is presented in lecture format by the graduate students based on readings compiled by the faculty. The students are also exposed to the historical development of orthodontics, additional treatment philosophies through guest speakers, and new developments in treatment.
ORTH 755 Craniofacial Growth Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/02/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : F    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 1
Topics in growth malformations and dysplasias are presented. The etiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, and orthodontic treatment of comparatively common pharyngeal arch syndromes and sequences are described, with extended discussion of cleft lip and palate.
ORTH 785 Scientific Writing: Thesis Protocol Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 1
The theory and practice of preparing a sound protocol preparatory to thesis-level research is discussed in detail. Various research designs are discussed. Additionally, style and content of a grant proposal are reviewed.
ORTH 789 Independent Research Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 4
This Course encompasses the activities necessary to conduct an original research project pertinent to the general field of craniofacial biology or the specific discipline of orthodontics. It involves the development of a problem, the writing of a formal research proposal including a full literature review, statement of material and methods, and the execution of the research and appropriate analysis and interpretation of data.
ORTH 840 Special Topics Terry Martin Trojan
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Directed readings or special Course in topics of current interest.
ORTH 856 Craniofacial Anomalies William Parris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The orthodontic graduate student must be trained to deal with and to competently treat patients who present with various skeletal and dental anomalies. This Course's purpose is to cover the literature on the various syndromes and developmental anomalies that affect the teeth and the face. Visiting lecturers from across the spectrum of healthcare delivery address the class and explain the intricacies of dealing with these problems from the perspective of their respective specialty.
ORTH 768 Clinical Specialty Seminars IV Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 2
This Course is a companion to clinical training in orthodontics and involves faculty and student evaluations of historically significant as well as contemporary orthodontic literature. All of the current research articles in the key journals in orthodontics are reviewed as they are published. Key historical literature is presented in lecture format by the graduate students based on readings compiled by the faculty. The students are also exposed to the historical development of orthodontics, additional treatment philosophies through guest speakers, and new developments in treatment.
ORTH 786 Scientific Writing: Thesis Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 1
The theory and practice of writing a scientifically based thesis are presented. The purpose, structure, and style of all the parts of a thesis are described. The practical application of this series of lectures is the development of the student's thesis.
ORTH 896 Independent Research Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 8
This Course encompasses the activities necessary to conduct an original research project pertinent to the general field of craniofacial biology or the specific discipline of orthodontics. It involves the development of a problem, the writing of a formal research proposal including a full literature review, statement of material and methods, and the execution of the research and appropriate analysis and interpretation of data.
DSCI 800 Thesis Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit:
Upon achieving candidate status, this course must be elected. The preparation of the thesis is finalized, the results presented, and the oral defense is conducted under this course number.
ORTH 868 Clinical Specialty Seminars VI Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 2
This Course is a companion to clinical training in orthodontics and involves faculty and student evaluations of historically significant as well as contemporary orthodontic literature. All of the current research articles in the key journals in orthodontics are reviewed as they are published. Key historical literature is presented in lecture format by the graduate students based on readings compiled by the faculty. The students are also exposed to the historical development of orthodontics, additional treatment philosophies through guest speakers, and new developments in treatment.
ORTH 888 Scientific Writing: The Journal Article Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : Dunn
Credit: 1
In this Course students receive instruction on writing a research article and preparing the manuscript for submission to a professional journal. Topics to be covered include essential tools for scientific writing, the structural components of a journal article, writing techniques, design of tables and illustrations, critical and editorial scrutiny of the manuscript, and the journal publishing process. The prerequisite includes possession of a recently completed research project conducted in-residence (i.e., the graduate student's thesis) and judged by the supervising faculty member to be worthy of publication. The completed, publishable manuscript becomes an appendix to the student's thesis. Prerequisite(s): Possession of a recently completed research project conducted in-residence (i.e., the graduate student's thesis) that is judged by the supervising faculty member to be worthy of publication.
ORTH 857 TMD and Occlusal Concepts Joe Wasson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Orthodontic treatment has many ramifications for the stomatognathic system. The temporomandibular joint depends on proper occlusion for health and function. This Course requires the student to read the appropriate literature, understand the intricacies of the interrelationship of the occlusion and the TMJ, and apply these principles to the correction of orthodontic malocclusion.
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 001 Oral Biology) Mustafa Dabbous
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 002 Biostatistics) Mark Scarbecz
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 003 Biomechanics & Biomaterials) Antheunis Versluis
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 004 Craniofacial Anatomy) Randall Nelson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,

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Fall 2014

DSCI 602 Oral Embryology and Histology Yeshant Rawal
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
A study of the embryogenesis of tissues, organs, and structures of the craniofacial region. This includes the developmental history of the facial region, derivatives of the pharyngeal arches, the chondrocranium and its derivatives, development of the teeth, histogenesis and structure of craniofacial joints, and development of the neuromuscular system. The periodontium, oral mucosa, and tongue are covered in this course as well.
DSCI 659 Radiology and Cephalometrics Terry Trojan
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : w    Time : 1-3p    Place : TBA Credit: 2
The course provides a thorough understanding of craniofacial radiographic techniques with emphasis on cephalometric roentgenography. The course is designed to acquaint the student with the use of radiographs, radiation hygiene, radiographic evidence of pathology, and cephalometric techniques to assure proficiency in technical skills and in interpretation as needed for diagnostic procedures.
DSCI 717 Orthodontics-Periodontics Seminar Swati Rawal
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This seminar course is conducted by members of the Orthodontics and Periodontology faculties. Included are lectures on the interrelationships of orthodontic and periodontic approaches to common treatment situations. Emphasis is placed on the basic science mechanisms underlying periodontic and orthodontic therapies. Selected literature of common interest to the students of Orthodontics and Periodontics is reviewed. Graduate students present patient records for diagnosis and treatment planning as well as the records of patients treated in an interdisciplinary manner. The purpose of this seminar is to encourage greater interaction and understanding between the orthodontist and the periodontist, including the identification of patients to be treated jointly by graduate students in orthodontics and periodontics.
DSCI 800 Thesis Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit:
Upon achieving candidate status, this course must be elected. The preparation of the thesis is finalized, the results presented, and the oral defense is conducted under this course number.
ORTH 655 Clinical Specialty Seminars I Nathan Hamman
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This Course is a companion to clinical training in orthodontics and involves faculty and student evaluations of historically significant as well as contemporary orthodontic literature. All of the current research articles in the key journals in orthodontics are reviewed as they are published. Key historical literature based on readings compiled by the faculty is presented in lecture format by the graduate students based on readings compiled by the faculty. The students are also exposed to the historical development of orthodontics, additional treatment philosophies through guest speakers, and new developments in treatment.
ORTH 762 Biomaterials for Orthodontics Antheunis Versluis
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This Course provides the student with a basic knowledge of the materials used in orthodontics. New developments in materials science and their relationships to the properties of materials important for orthodontic use are reviewed. The Course requires successful completion of a research project and reporting this project in a formal report.
ORTH 767 Clinical Specialty Seminars III Nathan Hamman
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This Course is a companion to clinical training in orthodontics and involves faculty and student evaluations of historically significant as well as contemporary orthodontic literature. All of the current research articles in the key journals in orthodontics are reviewed as they are published. Key historical literature is presented in lecture format by the graduate students based on readings compiled by the faculty. The students are also exposed to the historical development of orthodontics, additional treatment philosophies through guest speakers, and new developments in treatment.
ORTH 785 Scientific Writing: Thesis Protocol Edward Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The theory and practice of preparing a sound protocol preparatory to thesis-level research is discussed in detail. Various research designs are discussed. Additionally, style and content of a grant proposal are reviewed.
ORTH 786 Scientific Writing: Thesis Edward Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The theory and practice of writing a scientifically based thesis are presented. The purpose, structure, and style of all the parts of a thesis are described. The practical application of this series of lectures is the development of the student's thesis.
ORTH 789 Independent Research Edward Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 4
This Course encompasses the activities necessary to conduct an original research project pertinent to the general field of craniofacial biology or the specific discipline of orthodontics. It involves the development of a problem, the writing of a formal research proposal including a full literature review, statement of material and methods, and the execution of the research and appropriate analysis and interpretation of data.
ORTH 840 Special Topics Terry Trojan
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Directed readings or special Course in topics of current interest.
ORTH 857 TMD and Occlusal Concepts Joe Wasson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Orthodontic treatment has many ramifications for the stomatognathic system. The temporomandibular joint depends on proper occlusion for health and function. This Course requires the student to read the appropriate literature, understand the intricacies of the interrelationship of the occlusion and the TMJ, and apply these principles to the correction of orthodontic malocclusion.
ORTH 858 Orthodontic History and Ethics David Crowder
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This Course is an introduction to the history of the development of the specialty of orthodontics, with an emphasis on the personalities involved in the development and evolution of the specialty. There are also ethical dilemmas in orthodontics that are discussed and studied.
ORTH 867 Clinical Specialty Seminars V Nathan Hamman
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This Course is a companion to clinical training in orthodontics and involves faculty and student evaluations of historically significant as well as contemporary orthodontic literature. All of the current research articles in the key journals in orthodontics are reviewed as they are published. Key historical literature is presented in lecture format by the graduate students based on readings compiled by the faculty. The students are also exposed to the historical development of orthodontics, additional treatment philosophies through guest speakers, and new developments in treatment.
ORTH 895 Independent Research Edward Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 4
This Course involves performance of an original research project leading to completion of the MS thesis.

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