Restorative Dentistry (REST)

Courses

REST 310. Occlusion. 3 hours.

A course in mandibular movement and clinical procedures necessary to develop diagnostic casts mounted on an articulator adjusted from interocculusal records. The axial and occlusal anatomy of teeth will be replaced with wax. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 321. Complete Denture Prosthodontic Technique. 2 hours.

A lecture and laboratory preclinical course covering all aspects of complete denture construction including immediate denture and overdenture construction. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 322. Fixed Prosthodontics Technique I. 4 hours.

Fundamental principles and biomaterials for the fabrication of indirect restorations and fixed prostheses; lecture and laboratory format with clinical applications emphasized. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 323. Preclinical Restorative. 2 hours.

Provides a transition from technic to clinical courses. Students complete a diagnosis, plan of treatment, restorative procedures and associated patient record documentation for a simulated clinical case. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 324. Removable Partial Denture Technique. 2 hours.

A lecture and laboratory preclinical course covering the fundamentals of removable partial denture fabrication, rationale for use, and an introduction to advanced techniques. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 326. Fixed Prosthodontics Technique II. 4 hours.

Continued study of the principles, biomaterials, and techniques for the fabrication of indirect restorations and fixed prostheses; lectures and laboratory format with clinical applications stressed. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): REST 322.

REST 332. Restorative Dentistry II. 1 hour.

Clinical procedures to alter/replace missing tooth structure and missing teeth with direct and indirect methods to restore function, esthetics, and soft tissue health are presented. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the second year of Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 337. Advanced Prosthodontics Elective. 1 hour.

Includes a hospital rotation in maxillofacial prosthodontics, observation of patients in treatment for craniofacial anomalies and oral oncology, and exposure to lab procedures in maxillofacial reconstruction. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): REST 321 and REST 330; and concurrent registration in REST 338 or REST 348. Students must have advanced standing in REST 338 or REST 348 to be considered for the elective.

REST 342. Restorative Dentistry IV. 1 hour.

Various dental materials, and products are reviewed by faculty. Emphasis is placed on criteria for selection of materials. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the third year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

REST 351. Restorative Clinic I. 3 hours.

Clinical treatment of patients involving the restoration of diseased and traumatized teeth as well as the replacement of missing teeth with fixed or removable prosthesis. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): PERI 351.

REST 352. Restorative Clinic II. 4 hours.

Continuation of REST 351. Clinical treatment of patients involving the restoration of disease and traumatized teeth and the replacement of missing teeth. Course Information: Extensive computer use required.

REST 353. Restorative Clinic III. 5 hours.

Continuation of REST 352. Further treatment of patients involving restorative techniques. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 352.

REST 361. Restorative Clinic IV. 3 hours.

Fourth year dental students comprehensively treat assigned patients on specified clinical restorative procedures and complete a specified number of performance examinations. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 353.

REST 363. Restorative Clinic VI. 5 hours.

Continuation of Rest 362. Senior dental students continue comprehensive treatment using specified clinical restorative procedures. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 362.