Restorative Dentistry - REST


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Fall 2014. 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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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. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

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. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

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. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

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. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

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. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

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. Prerequisite(s): REST 322.

332 Restorative Dentistry II
1 hours. 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. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the second year of Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

337 Advanced Prosthodontics Elective
1 hours. 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. 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.

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

344 Restorative Dentistry V
1 hours. Indications and procedures for intraoral and extraoral maxillofacial prosthetics are presented. Techniques and use of electrosurgery, indirect composites, and lasers in restorative dentistry. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the third year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.

347 Direct Gold Filling
1 hours. A clinical and technique orientation for Class II, III, and V direct gold restorations, including preparation, isolation, and finish utilizing various direct gold materials. Prerequisite(s): REST 338.

349 Restorative Honors Clinic and Seminar
3 hours. An honors clinic for fourth year dental students who have demonstrated clinical excellence. The clinic focuses on reviewing literature and performing advanced restorative techniques, including but not limited to implants, veneers, and other advanced restorative skills. Prerequisite(s): REST 338 or consent of the department head or course director.

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. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): PERI 351.

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. Extensive computer use required.

353 Restorative Clinic III
5 hours. Continuation of Rest 352. Further treatment of patients involving restorative techniques. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 352.

359 Sports Dentistry
1 hours. Teaches oral health care strategies to prevent injury and disease. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program or a kinesiology practicum.

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. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 353.

362 Restorative Clinic V
4 hours. Continuation of Rest 361. Senior dental students comprehensively treat assigned patients on specified clinical restorative procedures. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 361.

363 Restorative Clinic VI
5 hours. Continuation of Rest 362. Senior dental students continue comprehensive treatment using specified clinical restorative procedures. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): REST 362.


Information provided by the Office of Programs and Academic Assessment.

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.