School of Dentistry—Conjoint (SDCJ)

Courses

SDCJ 744. Clinical Training in Advanced Restorative Dentistry. 8 Units.

A six-month, full-time certificate program that is predominately clinical in nature. Provides mission support among Seventh-day Adventist international dentists, and provides training for other foreign dentists who reside outside the United States and will return to their own dental clinics/countries after completion of the program. Allows qualified dentists from other countries to study and treat patients at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Program generates no academic credit and cannot apply toward any other program in the School of Dentistry.

SDCJ 759A. Clinical Experience. 3 Units.

A one-month program that offers didactic instruction, laboratory, clinical observation, assisting, and research for interns, externs, and fellows. Fellows may also provide direct patient care at the discretion of the respective program director. Students enroll in one of the following disciplines: biomaterials research, dental anesthesiology, endodontics, implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology and radiology, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, or prosthodontics. Students spend a minimum of 30 hours per week engaged in the assigned activities. Course generates no academic credit and cannot apply toward any program in the School of Dentistry.

SDCJ 759B. Clinical Experience. 6 Units.

A two-month program that offers didactic instruction, laboratory, clinical observation, assisting, and research for interns, externs, and fellows. Fellows may also provide direct patient care at the discretion of the respective program director. Students enroll in one of the following disciplines: biomaterials research, dental anesthesiology, endodontics, implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology and radiology, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, or prosthodontics. Students spend a minimum of 30 hours per week engaged in the assigned activities. Course generates no academic credit and cannot apply toward any program in the School of Dentistry.

SDCJ 759C. Clinical Experience. 9 Units.

A three-month program that offers didactic instruction, laboratory, clinical observation, assisting, and research for interns, externs, and fellows. Fellows may also provide direct patient care at the discretion of the respective program director. Students enroll in one of the following disciplines: biomaterials research, dental anesthesiology, endodontics, implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology and radiology, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, or prosthodontics. Students spend a minimum of 30 hours per week engaged in the assigned activities. Course generates no academic credit and cannot apply toward any program in the School of Dentistry.

SDCJ 799. Directed Study. 4-12 Units.