Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OSUR)

Courses

OSUR 320. Pain Control I: Local Anesthesia. 1 hour.

Pain control; local anesthesia. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

OSUR 323. Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1 hour.

Surgical principles, technique, patient evaluations, medical-dental management, surgical complications, symptomology, medical emergencies, dentoaveolar infections, medicolegal considerations of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

OSUR 332. Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1 hour.

Evaluational, diagnostic and procedural aspects of practice: surgical extractions, impacted teeth, preprosthetic surgery, space infections, pathology and biopsy, radiation, neuropathology and trauma. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): OSUR 323.

OSUR 333. Pain Control II. 1 hour.

Techniques of sedation and management of complications under anesthesia. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): OSUR 320.

OSUR 334. Internal Medicine for Dental Students. 1 hour.

Covers theories and basic principles of internal medicine as applied to the organ systems and approaches to management of patients with common system diseases. Course Information: Previously listed as OMDS 333.

OSUR 337. Oral and Maxillofacial Clinic I. 1 hour.

Clinical practice of exodontia, dentoalveolar surgery and minor oral surgical procedure as encountered in general practice of dentistry. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): OSUR 323.

OSUR 342. Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1 hour.

Advanced level discussion of medical-dental management, surgical and medical emergencies, surgical complications, diagnostic procedures, dentofacial deformities, clefts, reconstructive surgery, surgery and managed care, criteria for referral. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): OSUR 332.

OSUR 343. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. 1 hour.

Recognition and management of the medical emergency in the dental office will be taught with major emphasis on problem solving. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the third year in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

OSUR 344. Implant Dentistry. 1 hour.

History of implantology, prosthetic and surgical aspects to implant reconstruction are described. Laboratory sessions allow students to have hands-on experience. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Completion of the third year clinical requirements in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program or consent of the course director.

OSUR 347. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic II. 1 hour.

Continues OMFS 337. Clinical practice of exodontia, dentalaveolar surgery and minor oral surgical procedures as encountered in general practice of dentistry. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): OSUR 337.

OSUR 614. Clinical Pathology Conference. 1 hour.

Discussion and presentation of clinical and histological variations of a wide spectrum of diseases and conditions seen within the scope of oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the OMFS Cerficate Program or approval of the department.

OSUR 619. Implant Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Seminar. 1 hour.

Implant case presentations and discussions focusing on diagnosis of surgical and prosthetic treatment planning and complications management. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the OMFS Cerficate Program or approval of the department.

OSUR 620. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. 2-20 hours.

Practical experience dealing with the surgical treatment of patients in a clinical and hospital setting. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the OMFS Cerficate Program or approval of the department.

OSUR 623. Applied Surgical Anatomy. 1 hour.

Advanced head and neck anatomy and surgical approaches to common problems and extensive review of anatomical relationships. Presentations of various surgical techniques and instrumentation. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the OMFS Certificate Program or approval of the department.

OSUR 624. Morbidity and Mortality Conference. 1 hour.

Case presentation and discussion of current and past surgical complications and adverse outcomes focusing on preventive and management aspects. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the OMFS Certificate Program or approval of the department.

OSUR 698. Research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 0-16 hours.

Students design and conduct a research project with faculty guidance. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the OMFS Certificate Program.