Prosthodontics - PROS


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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504 Advanced Dental Materials
3 hours. A seminar course designed to develop an advanced understanding of dental materials and a fundamental knowledge of materials science. Involves a critical evaluation of the literature. Prerequisite(s): REST 320, REST 321, REST 322, REST 323, REST 330 or the equivalent coursework or matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthdontics program.

517 Advanced Occlusion/TMJ Disorders
2 hours. A lecture and seminar discussion of the advanced concepts of occlusion, articulation, occlusal analysis, diagnosis, and treatment of functional disturbances. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program or the M.S. in Oral Sciences program and consent of the department head.

532 American Board of Prosthodontics Written Examination Completion
1 hours. Completion of the American Board of Prosthodontics Written Examination (ABP Section A) during enrollment in the UIC Prosthodontic Specialty Program. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): Open only to students in the Prosthosontic Specialty Program.

533 American Board of Prosthodontics Patient Completion and Documentation
3 hours. Completion of the documentation, imaging, and oral defense necessary to pass Part 2, 3, or 4 of the American Board of Prosthodontics while enrolled in the College of Dentistry. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Open only to students in the Prosthodontic Specialty Program.

604 Introduction to Prosthodontics I
11 hours. Students develop and improve skills that will provide enhanced performance and understanding in the specialty area of advanced prosthodontics, specifically in the area of fixed prosthodontics and laboratory techniques; and dental materials. No graduation credit. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the department. Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or equivalent foreign professional dental degree is required.

605 Introduction to Prosthodontics II
16 hours. Diagnosis and treatment planning, occlusion, implant prosthodontics, prosthodontics clinic; and review of current literature. No graduation credit. Prerequisite(s): PROS 604; or approval of the department.

606 Introduction to Prosthodontics III
16 hours. Will primarily involve patient treatment in the prosthodontics clinic, as well as diagnosis and treatment planning, occlusion, implant prosthodontics, and a literature review. No graduation credit. Prerequisite(s): PROS 605; or approval of the department.

610 Advanced Prosthodontic Clinics I
0 TO 12 hours. A clinical course designed to cover fundamental and advanced prosthodontic principles and patient care May be repeated to a maximum of 16 hours. Prerequisite(s): PROS 611 and matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

611 Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics and Laboratory Technique
18 hours. Review of the fundamentals of fixed prosthodontic restorative techniques in conjunction with laboratory exercises involving tooth preparation, waxing, and fabrication of metal and ceramic restorations. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

612 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Seminars
1 hours. A seminar course devoted to the review of complex prosthodontic reconstruction therapy; cases for discussion are presented by the faculty and students. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

613 Perio-Prosthetic Seminars
2 hours. A seminar course devoted to the discussion of prosthodontic reconstruction therapy involving significant periodontal treatment; cases for discussion are presented by the students. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics or Periodontics.

614 Prosthodontic Literature Review - Fixed
5 hours. A seminar course providing a comprehensive review of the literature concerning all areas of fixed prosthodontic therapy. Current issues of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry are reviewed. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

615 Advanced Complete Denture Prosthodontics
1 hours. A seminar, laboratory and clinical course with the discussion of complete denture construction with laboratory and clinical experience in complete denture fabrication. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

618 Reconstructive Implantology
2 hours. A seminar course involving treatment planning considerations and the technical procedures in implant prosthodontics including subperiosteal and endosseous implants, and preprosthetic augmentation of edentulous ridges. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Certificate Program in Periodontics or Prosthodontics.

620 Advanced Prosthodontic Clinics II
0 TO 12 hours. A clinical course designed to cover fundamental and advanced prosthodontic principles and patient care. May be repeated to a maximum of 24 hours. Prerequisite(s): PROS 610 and matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

621 Maxillofacial Prosthetics
2 hours. A lecture/seminar format which reviews the principles of maxillofacial prosthetics including impression techniques, laboratory procedures, acquired and congential defects, surgery, oncology and the psychosocial aspects. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthdontics program.

623 Prosthodontic Literature Review - Removable
5 hours. A seminar course providing a comprehensive review of the literature concerning all areas of removable prosthodontic therapy. Current issues of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry are reviewed. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

624 Advanced Removable Partial Denture Prosthodontics
4 hours. A survey of the fundamentals of removable partial denture design, fabrication, rationale for use, patient selection and advanced techniques for attachment to the hard tissues. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

628 Comprehensive Dental Implant Care Literature Review
2 hours. A critical literature review pertaining to dental implant therapy with a focus on the existing evidence base. The comprehensive reading list includes all aspects of implant care. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program.

630 Advanced Prosthodontic Clinics III
0 TO 12 hours. A clinical course designed to cover fundamental and advanced prosthodontic principles and advanced prosthodontic principles and patient care. May be repeated to a maximum of 24 hours. Prerequisite(s): PROS 620.

698 Research in Prosthodontics
0 TO 12 hours. Individual student research under the guidance of a faculty member. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Advanced Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics program and consent of the department head.


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This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.