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PERO 331 THEORETICAL PERIODONTOLOGY 2 Credit Hours

This course reviews the histology of the normal periodontium and presents the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. Microbiologic, immunologic, histologic and clinical features of periodontal diseases are emphasized. Modifying factors such as nutritional, endocrinologic, and occlusal factors are also discussed.

Typically Offered: SUMMER

PERO 434 PERIO TREATMENT (SURGICAL) 1 Credit Hour

This course provides an overview of periodontal surgical therapy from the standpoints of: 1) assessing need; 2) general surgical principles; 3) postoperative care; 4) flap design and suturing; and 5) objectives and methods for individual techniques, including soft tissue resection, flap curettage, osseous recontouring, crown lengthening, osseous regeneration, mucogingival surgical and plastic procedures and preprosthetic surgery. Periodontal maintenance therapy is reviewed.

Typically Offered: FALL

PERO 538 THEORETICAL PERIODONTOLOGY 2 Credit Hours

This course reviews the histology of the normal periodontium and presents the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. Microbiologic, immunologic, histologic and clinical features of periodontal diseases are emphasized. Modifying factors such as nutritional, endocrinologic, and occlusal factors are also discussed.

Typically Offered: SUMMER

PERO 553 PERIODONTAL THERAPY 2 Credit Hours

A preclinical course dealing with clinical aspects of periodontal diseases. There is an in-depth investigation and review of patient management, diagnosis, treatment planning, and non-surgical therapy. This course applies information from Theoretical Periodontology (538) to clinical situations and prepares the student for the clinical practice of periodontics.

Typically Offered: FALL

PERO 606 PERIODONTAL TREATMENT I 1 Credit Hour

This course provides an overview of periodontal surgical therapy from the standpoints of: 1) assessing need; 2) general surgical principles; 3) postoperative care; 4) flap design and suturing; and 5) objectives and methods for individual techniques, including soft tissue resection, flap curettage, osseous recontouring, crown lengthening, osseous regeneration, mucogingival surgical and plastic procedures and preprosthetic surgery. Periodontal maintenance therapy is reviewed.

Typically Offered: FALL

PERO 655 PERIODONTAL TREATMENT II 1 Credit Hour

This course includes an in-depth review of selected clinical topics (i.e., chemotherapeutics, maintenance therapy in practice, differential diagnoses, periodontal surgery, mucogingival surgery for esthetics, peri-implant considerations), appropriate for senior dental students.

Typically Offered: FALL