Graduate Orthodontic Program Curriculum

FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM

Fall Semester

  • PORT 810 – Classic Orthodontic Literature Review
  • PORT 811 – Contemporary Evidence-Based Orthodontic Journal Club
  • PORT 820 – Radiology and Cephalometrics
  • PORT 855 – TMD and Occlusal Concepts
  • PORT 865 – Orthodontic History and Ethics
  • PORT 875 – Scientific Writing and MDS Research Protocol
  • PDSC 820 – Dental Science Core: Research Methods
  • PDSC 822 – Dental Science Core: Oral Sciences I
  • PDSC 824 – Dental Science Core: Biomechanics & Biomaterials

Winter/Spring Semester

  • PORT 810 – Classic Orthodontic Literature Review
  • PORT 811 – Contemporary Evidence-Based Orthodontic Journal Club
  • PORT 850 – Craniofacial Growth
  • PORT 855 – TMD and Occlusal Concepts
  • PORT 860 – Craniofacial Anomalies
  • PORT 870 – Biomechanical Principles* (Offered only in odd calendar years)
  • PORT 875 – Scientific Writing and MDS Research Protocol
  • PDSC 823 – Dental Science Core: Oral Sciences II
  • PDSC 826 – Dental Science Core: Advanced Applied Pharmacology
  • PDSC 827 – Dental Science Core: Oral Diagnostics & Oral Medicine

SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM

Summer/Fall Semester

  • PORT 800 – MDS (Orthodontics) Research and Manuscript
  • PORT 810 – Classic Orthodontic Literature Review
  • PORT 811 – Contemporary Evidence-Based Orthodontic Journal Club
  • PPER 815 – Orthodontics-Periodontics Seminar

Winter/Spring Semester

  • PORT 800 – MDS (Orthodontics) Research and Manuscript
  • PORT 810 – Classic Orthodontic Literature Review
  • PORT 811 – Contemporary Evidence-Based Orthodontic Journal Club
  • PORT 870 – Biomechanical Principles* (Offered only in odd calendar years)
  • PORT 880 – Speech and Myofunctional Therapy
  • PORT 885 – Surgical Correction of Dentofacial Deformities

THIRD YEAR CURRICULUM

Summer/Fall Semester

  • PORT 800 – MDS (Orthodontics) Research and Manuscript
  • PORT 810 – Classic Orthodontic Literature Review
  • PORT 811 – Contemporary Evidence-Based Orthodontic Journal Club
  • PDSC 821 – Dental Science Core: Dental Ethics

Winter/Spring Semester

  • PORT 800 – MDS (Orthodontics) Research and Manuscript
  • PORT 810 – Classic Orthodontic Literature Review
  • PORT 811 – Contemporary Evidence-Based Orthodontic Journal Club

Orthodontics room

Contact Us

Graduate Orthodontic Program
875 Union Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: 901-448-6213
Fax: 901-448-8358

Program Director:
Terry M. Trojan, D.D.S., M.S.