ODRP 311. General and Oral Pathology DH. 4 Units.
Basic disease processes and selected organ system diseases. Discusses common and important oral mucosal, soft tissue, and jaw lesions. Emphasizes signs for early recognition and differential diagnosis.
ODRP 756. Radiology III: Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. 1.5 Unit.
Presents an orderly and sequential approach to the formulation of a radiographic differential diagnosis. Establishes a working diagnosis based on the radiographic findings of patients affected by lesions or conditions involving the teeth, jaws and adjacent oral anatomy. A differential diagnosis is obtained by including or excluding certain lesions or conditions based on their radiographic manifestations and clinical presentation.
ODRP 807. Oral Medicine I: TMJ/Orofacial Pain I. 1 Unit.
Introduces diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD). Teaches anatomy, pathology, and diagnostic imaging of the temporomandibular joint. Presents clinical features and mechanisms of masticatory muscle pain, disc disorders, occlusal disorders, and arthritis of the TMJ. Includes patient cases focusing on these disorders. Student learns how to perform an orofacial pain examination and initial treatment for patients with temporomandibular joint disorders.
ODRP 808. Oral Medicine II: Medically Compromised Patient. 2 Units.
Etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, medical management, and dental treatment modifications for patients with medical conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, endocrine, immunologic, hematologic, and neurologic systems; as well as psychiatric disorders and infectious and oncologic diseases. Case-based, small-group discussions.
ODRP 811. Oral Medicine III: TMJ/Orofacial Pain II. 1 Unit.
Advanced topics on temporomandibular joint disorders and orofacial pain. Introduces diagnosis and management of acute and chronic orofacial pain conditions, including neuropathic pain, headaches, and comorbid psychiatric disorders. Student learns to recognize, screen, and make appropriate referrals for chronic orofacial pain. Case presentations focus on nonodontogenic pain that presents as tooth pain.
ODRP 821. Special Care Dentistry. 1 Unit.
Instruction in the multidisciplinary medical and dental assessment and management of older adults. Includes clinical experience in a multidisciplinary team setting.
ODRP 826. Oral Medicine IV: Clinical Oral Pathology and Oncology. 2 Units.
Differential diagnosis and initial management of oral disease, utilizing clinical case studies. Epidemiology, methods of detection, diagnosis, and management of oral and maxillofacial cancer. Principles of cancer therapy by surgical modalities. Includes discussion of cancer prevention and posttherapy reconstruction. Reviews tobacco cessation protocols.