International Dentist Program/Oral Pathology (IDPO)
IDPO 535. Oral Pathology and Diagnosis. 3 Units.
Graduate-level survey of pathology. Studies developmental, infectious, immunologic, neoplastic, and metabolic disorders of the head and neck. Includes epidemiology, etiology, clinical and/or radiographic features, microscopic features, and management of disease. Emphasizes differential diagnosis and management of dental lesions.
IDPO 720. Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology for the IDP Program. 2 Units.
Emphasizes the integral role played by the radiographic examination in the diagnostic process in dentistry, in conjunction with the clinical examination. Reinforces the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology.
IDPO 725. Patient Assessment and Data Management II. 2 Units.
Builds on IDPO 723 by continuing physical evaluation, data collection, and the problem-oriented dental record. Supervised clinical experience with fellow students as "patients." Student develops a treatment plan and presents it to the patient. Continued computer-based treatment plan management.
IDPO 726. Patient Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. 2 Units.
Discusses treatment options in treatment planning, with case-based treatment planning exercises. Introduces computer-based treatment plan management.
IDPO 826. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2 Units.
Reviews oral and maxillofacial surgery—including medical history pharmacology, instrumentation, procedures, dental emergencies, and complications. Includes a laboratory component.
IDPO 827. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2 Units.
Sequential course following IDPO 826. Reviews oral and maxillofacial surgery—including preprosthetic surgery, dental alveolar surgery, implant surgery, oral trauma, maxillofacial trauma, and preoperative infections. Reviews medications in the treatment of dentally related diseases and their potential interaction with total patient care. Emphasizes local anesthesia and nitrous oxide theory and technique. Includes clinical partner practice in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide.