Dental Science (Periodontics)

Fall 2016 Course Offerings
PPER 800 MDS (Periodontology) Research and Manuscript Sidney Stein
Start date:2016-07-01End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:variable
This course provides postgraduate students with the experience of engaging in research in dental and related sciences, and to pursue a Masters of Dental Science (MDS) degree in the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. In this course, students will work on individual research projects under the supervision of an individual advisor experienced in research methodologies and scientific writing. Students will work on the inception, implementation, and submission for publication of a research project with an individual advisor. Student activities include library research, writing a literature review, developing a research protocol, hands-on research, gathering and analyzing data, interpreting experimental results, developing conclusions, and publishing outcomes. Submission for publication of the original research is required. (didactic, research)
PPER 810 Classic Endodontic Literature Review Rania Livada
Start date:2016-07-01End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:4
This seminar is conducted regularly throughout the first two years of the residency program under the direction of the postgraduate periodontics staff. The purpose of this seminar is exposure to classic and current concepts in various subject areas, as well as written and verbal evaluation of the literature reviewed. (didactic, seminar)
PPER 811 Contemporary Evidence-Based Endodontic Journal Club Martyn Green
Start date:2016-07-01End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:2
This seminar is conducted regularly throughout the three year residency period. Major journals devoted to periodontics are reviewed selectively. Selected articles are also reviewed from other major journals. The purpose of this seminar is to provide experience in reading, abstracting and evaluating the most recently published ideas and concepts in the field of periodontics. (didactic, seminar)
PPER 812 Conscious Sedation in Dentistry Paul Bland
Start date:2017-01-10End date:2017-05-30
Time:Every Tuesday morning Place:5th floor resident room in Periodontology graduate clinicDuration:20 lectures ( 3 hours each) Credit:4
This course aims to provide periodontal residents with the knowledge and clinical skills to: a) Provide minimal sedation with the use of oral medications and/or nitrous oxide, to alleviate anxiety and control pain without inducing detrimental physiological or psychological side effects. b) Select and safely administer effective intravenous moderate conscious sedation in an outpatient dental setting. The course, which includes Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support training/certification is offered during the Spring Semester of the first year of periodontal residency. (didactic, lecture)
PPER 814 Research in Periodontal Pathobiology Sidney Stein
Start date:2016-07-01End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
This course will provide each resident with the opportunity to engage in periodontal research. It may include both clinical and laboratory research, with the emphasis in one or the other research areas. Each resident will be assigned a research mentor who is trained and experienced in research methodologies and writing of scientific papers. Instruction will be given by appropriate Faculty members on an individualized basis. Resident activities will include research of relevant literature, writing of appropriate literature reviews, hands on research, gathering and analysis of data, interpretation of results, drawing conclusions and writing papers appropriate for publication. The course will be integrated with the remainder of the curriculum throughout the 36 month duration of the program. (didactic, seminar)
PPER 815 Orthodontics-Periodontics Seminar Ayman Abdul Hamid Al Dayeh
Start date:2016-07-01End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: 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. (didactic, lecture seminar)
Spring 2017 Course Offerings
PPER 800 MDS (Periodontology) Research and Manuscript Sidney Stein
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  variable
This course provides postgraduate students with the experience of engaging in research in dental and related sciences, and to pursue a Masters of Dental Science (MDS) degree in the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. In this course, students will work on individual research projects under the supervision of an individual advisor experienced in research methodologies and scientific writing. Students will work on the inception, implementation, and submission for publication of a research project with an individual advisor. Student activities include library research, writing a literature review, developing a research protocol, hands-on research, gathering and analyzing data, interpreting experimental results, developing conclusions, and publishing outcomes. Submission for publication of the original research is required. (didactic, research)
PPER 810 Classic Endodontic Literature Review Rania Livada
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  4
This seminar is conducted regularly throughout the first two years of the residency program under the direction of the postgraduate periodontics staff. The purpose of this seminar is exposure to classic and current concepts in various subject areas, as well as written and verbal evaluation of the literature reviewed. (didactic, seminar)
PPER 811 Contemporary Evidence-Based Endodontic Journal Club Martyn Green
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  2
This seminar is conducted regularly throughout the three year residency period. Major journals devoted to periodontics are reviewed selectively. Selected articles are also reviewed from other major journals. The purpose of this seminar is to provide experience in reading, abstracting and evaluating the most recently published ideas and concepts in the field of periodontics. (didactic, seminar)
PPER 812 Conscious Sedation in Dentistry Paul Bland
Start date:  2017-01-10    End date:  2017-05-30
Time:  Every Tuesday morning    Place:  5th floor resident room in Periodontology graduate clinic   Duration:  20 lectures ( 3 hours each) Credit:  4
This course aims to provide periodontal residents with the knowledge and clinical skills to: a) Provide minimal sedation with the use of oral medications and/or nitrous oxide, to alleviate anxiety and control pain without inducing detrimental physiological or psychological side effects. b) Select and safely administer effective intravenous moderate conscious sedation in an outpatient dental setting. The course, which includes Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support training/certification is offered during the Spring Semester of the first year of periodontal residency. (didactic, lecture clinical)
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