Mar 04, 2021  
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 
Catalog/Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[18 Credits]
This comprehensive course will cover a broad scope of clinical problems that commonly confront the dental practitioner. It will cover the diagnosis and surgical management of impacted teeth, preprosthetic surgery, benign odontogenic and nonodontogenic cysts, and tumors of the maxillofacial structures. The principles of biopsy will be covered, as will the diagnosis and medical and surgical management of facial infections. Surgical involvement of the maxillary sinus will be discussed. In addition, there will be an orientation in the fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment of maxillofacial fractures, disorders of the temporomandibular joint, neurologic pain syndromes and dentofacial deformities. (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)