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Curriculum Overview

 Core Curriculum

Year One

 

Semester 1 Semester 2

Stream 1: Structure and Function of Body Systems

5100C - Gross Anatomy (4 cr.) Dr. Jackson 5127 – Infectious Diseases (4 cr.) Dr.Progulske-Fox
5121 – Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology (4 cr.) Dr. Kladde 5126C – Histology (2 cr.) Dr. Jackson
5120C – Physiology (5 cr.) Dr. Oh

Stream 2: Developmental Biology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

5210 – Developmental Biology and Psychosocial Issues over the Lifespan, Part I ( 3 cr.) Dr. Mugayar 5221 – Oral Health Management and Psychosocial Issues over the Lifespan (2 cr.) Dr. Dodd

Stream 3: Principles of Professionalism and Oral Health Management

5013 – Foundations Of Professionalism (2 cr.) Dr. Catalanotto 5320C – Foundations of Patient Care (1 cr.) Dr. Cooper
5010 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning I (1 cr.) Dr. Gibbs

Stream 4: Foundations of Psychomotor Skills

5404C - Dental Anatomy and Stomatognathics (2 cr.) Dr. Dilbone 5405C – Preclinical Operative Dentistry I/Biomaterials (4 cr.) Dr. Nascimento

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Year Two

 

Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5

Stream 1: Structure and Function of Body Systems

6128 - Host Defense (3 cr.) 6416C – Basic Science Review (2 cr.) Dr. Jackson

Stream 2: Developmental Biology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

6350C – General Pathology (4 cr.) Dr. Winter 6251 – Science and Clinical Management of Dental Pain (2 cr.) Dr. Caudle 6260 – Oral Medicine and Pharmacotherapeutics (2 cr.) Dr. Katz
6351 – Oral Pathology (3 cr.) Dr. Cohen 6262 – Principles of Pharmacology (2 cr.) Dr. Law
6440 – Introduction to OMFS, Part I (1 cr.) Dr. Dennis

Stream 3: Principles of Professionalism and Oral Health Management

6001 – Introduction to evidence-based Dental Practice (1 cr.) Dr. Gold
6015 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management I (1 cr.) Dr. Willis
6011 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning II (1 cr.) Dr. Gibbs
6502 – Preventive and Public Health Dentistry (1 cr.) Dr. Cooper

Stream 4: Foundations of Psychomotor Skills

6407C - Preclinical Operative Dentistry II (3 cr.) Dr. Delgado 6302 – Introduction to Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Planning (3 cr.) Dr. Spencer
6213C - Fundamentals of Occlusion (3 cr.) Dr. DaSilva 6408C – Preclinical Operative Dentistry III (3 cr.) Dr. Ottenga 6250C – Pain and Anxiety Control in Dental Patients (1 cr.) Dr. Foerster
6301C – Fundamentals of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology (2 cr.) Dr. Katkar 6412C – Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics I (2 cr.) Dr. Fernandez 6460C – Prosthodontic Treatment of the Edentulous Patient (2 cr.) Dr. Aguilar
6421C – Periodontic Treatment Planning and Disease Control (2 cr.) Dr. Shaddox 6432C – Basic Endodontic Therapy (2 cr.) – Dr. U. Nair (cont. in semester 6)
6430C – Principles of Endodontics (1 cr.) Dr. U. Nair 6415C – Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics II (2 cr.) Dr. El-Kerdani

Stream 6: Rotations (Block Patient Care)

6705L – Public Health Rotation Dr. E. Lense

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Year Three

Semester 6 Semester 7 Semester 8

Stream 1: Structure and Function of Body Systems

Stream 2: Developmental Biology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

7241 – Emergency and Disaster Preparedness (1 cr.) Ms. Primosch 7441 – Introduction to OMFS, Part II (1 cr.) Dr. Dennis 7433 – Evidence-based Endodontics (1 cr.) Dr. Pileggi
7417 – Orofacial Pain (1 cr.) Dr. Widmer
7442 – Overview of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (1 cr.) Dr. E. Oh
7319 – Dental Care for the Geriatric Patient (1 cr.) Dr. Foerster

Stream 3: Principles of Professionalism and Oral Health Management

7016 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management II (1 cr.) Dr. Stewart
7017 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management III- Dr. Stewart
7012 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning III (1 cr.) Dr. Gibbs

Stream 4: Foundations of Psychomotor Skills

7450 - Orthodontics for the General Practitioner (1 cr.) Dr. Neubert
7717C – Clinical Use of Dental Materials (1 cr.) Dr. Shen
7452C - Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry (3 cr.) Dr. Jerrell
7422C – Periodontal Surgery for the General Practitioner (1 cr.) Dr. Aukhil
7413C – Removable Partial Prosthodontics: Principles & Techniques (2 cr.) Dr. Echeto
7411C – Overview of Implant Dentistry (2 cr.) Dr. A. Nimmo

Stream 5 – Clinical Practice (Comprehensive Patient Care)

7744L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 1 (2 cr.) – Dr. Dilbone 7745L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 2 (3 cr.) – Dr. Dilbone 7746L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 3 (3 cr.) – Dr. Dilbone
7834L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 1 (2 cr.) Dr. Harrison 7835L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 2 (2 cr.) Dr. Aukhil 7836L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 3 (3 cr.) Dr. Aukhil
7761L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning I (1 cr.) Dr. Barnes 7846L – Clinical Prosthodontics II (3 cr.) Dr. Echeto
7845L – Clinical Prosthodontics 1 (3 cr.) Dr. Echeto 7766L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 2 (cont. in semester 9) Dr. Barnes

Stream 6 – Rotations (Block Patient Care)

7805L – Clinical Oral Surgery 1 (2 cr.) Dr. Dennis
7762L – Clinical Radiology 1: Radiographic Technique (1 cr.) Dr. Pettigrew
7735L – Clinical Endodontics 1 (1 cr.) Dr. U. Nair 7736L – Clinical Endodontics 1 (1 cr.) Dr. U. Nair
7825L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 1 (1 cr.) Dr. Perez 7826L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 2 (cont.in semsters 9 – 10) Dr. Perez
7819L – Clinical Orthodontics 3 (1 cr.) Dr. Neubert
7443L – Hospital Dentistry (1 cr.) Dr. Dolwick

Electives (6 credit hours total)

8290 – Ortho (Invisalign) – Dr. Donatelli

Evaluations

7961L Clin Exam 1 (1 cr.) Dr. Echeto NBDE Part I (May)

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Year Four

Semester 9 Semester 10 Semester 11

Stream 1: Structure and Function of Body Systems

Stream 2: Developmental Biology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

8423 – Periodontics in General Practice (1 cr.) Dr. Aukhil 8303 – Advanced Radiologic Interpretation (1 cr.) Dr. M. Nair 8462 – Advanced Topics in Prosthodontics (1 cr.) Dr. Rueda
8263 – Advanced Oral Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology (1 cr.) Dr. Stewart
8352 – Advanced Differential Diagnosis (1 cr.) Dr. Bhattacharyya

Stream 3: Principles of Professionalism and Oral Health Management

7017 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management III (1 cr.) Dr. Stewart
8018 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management IV (1 cr.) Dr. Stewart
8019 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning IV (1 cr.) Dr. Gibbs

8321 – Dental Practice Management (2 cr.) Dr. Driscoll

Stream 4: Foundations of Psychomotor Skills

8719 – Selection of Clinical Dental Materials (1 cr.) Dr. Shen

Stream 5 – Clinical Practice (Comprehensive Patient Care)

8747L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 4 (3 cr.) – Dr. Dilbone 8748L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 5 (3 cr.) – Dr. Dilbone 8749L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 6 (2 cr.) – Dr. Dilbone
8837L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 4 (3 cr.) Dr. Harrison 8838L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 5 (3 cr.) Dr. Aukhil 8839L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 6 (2 cr.) Dr. Aukhil
8857L – Clinical Prosthodontics 3 (3 cr.) Dr. Echeto 8858L – Clinical Prosthodontics 4 (4 cr.) Dr. Echeto 8859L – Clinical Prosthodontics 5 (3 cr.) Dr. Echeto
7766L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 2 (1 cr.) Dr. Barnes 8768L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 3 (1 cr.) Dr. Barnes
8737L – Clinical Endodontics 3 (1 cr.) Dr. U. Nair 8738L – Clinical Endodontics 4 (1 cr.) Dr. U. Nair 8739L – Clinical Endodontics 5 (1 cr.)Dr. U. Nair

Stream 6 – Rotations (Block Patient Care)

8809L – Clinical Oral Surgery 2 (2 cr.) Dr. Dennis
8827L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 3 (1 cr.) Dr. Perez 8828L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 4 (1 cr.)Dr. Perez
7826L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 2 Grad (1 cr.) Dr. Perez
8708L – Community Dentistry I (2 cr.) Dr. Gibbs 8709L – Community Dentistry II (2 cr.) Dr. Gibbs 8710L – Community Dentistry III (2 cr.) Dr. Gibbs
8767L – Clinical Oncology and Oral Pathology (1 cr.) Dr. Sandow

Electives (6 credit hours total)

8290 – Perio Implant – Dr. O’Neill

Evaluations

8960 – Clinical Exam 2 – Dr. Kelowtiz NBDE Part II 8960 – Clinical Exam 2 cont. (1 cr.) – Dr. Kelowtiz Florida Board (May – August)

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