Curriculum Overview

 Core Curriculum

Year One

Semester 1

Semester 2

  • 5127 – Infectious Diseases
    4 cr. 
    Dr. Abranches
  • 5126C – Histology
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Aris
  • 5120C – Physiology
    5 cr. 
    Dr. Alli
  • 5221 – Oral Health Management and Psychosocial Issues over the Lifespan
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Dodd
  • 6015– Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management I
    Semesters 2, 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Haddock
  • 5010 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning I
    1 cr.- Semesters 1-2 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 5502C – Cariology and Preventive Dentistry
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Nascimento
  • 5405C – Preclinical Operative Dentistry I/Biomaterials
     4 cr. 
    Dr. Ribero

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Year Two

Semester 3

  • 6128 – Host Defense
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Chan
  • 6350C – General Pathology
    4 cr.
    Dr. Winter
  • 6001 – Introduction to evidence-based Dental Practice
    1 cr.
    Dr. Gold
  • 6015 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management I
    Semesters 2, 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Haddock
  • 6011 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning II
    Semesters 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 6407C – Preclinical Operative Dentistry II
    3 cr.
    Dr. Oliveira
  • 6213C – Fundamentals of Occlusion
    3 cr. 
    Dr. DaSilva
  • 6301C – Fundamentals of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
    2 cr. 
    Dr. A. Gohel

Semester 4

  • 6251 – Science and Clinical Management of Dental Pain
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Cruz-Almedia
  • 6351 – Oral Pathology
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Cohen
  • 6015 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management I
    Semesters 2, 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Haddock
  • 6011 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning II
    Semesters 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 6302C – Introduction to Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
    Semesters 4 and 5 
    Dr. Delgado
  • 6408C – Preclinical Operative Dentistry III
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Reis
  • 6412C – Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics I
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Soucy
  • 6421C – Periodontic Treatment Planning and Disease Control
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Tanaka
  • 6430C– Principles of Endodontics
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Pileggi
  • 6705L – Public Health Rotation
    Semesters 4 and 5
    Dr. Luaces

Semester 5

  • 6416C – Basic Science Review
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Nonabur
  • 6260 – Oral Medicine and Pharmacotherapeutics
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Katz
  • 6262 – Principles of Pharmacology
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Law
  • 6440 – Introduction to OMFS, Part I
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 6015 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management I
    1 cr. – Semesters 2, 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Haddock
  • 6011– Interdisciplinary Service Learning II
    1 cr.- Semesters 3, 4 and 5 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 6250C – Pain and Anxiety Control in Dental Patients
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Dolwick
  • 6302C – Introduction to Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
    1 cr. – Semesters 4 and 5 
    Dr. Delgado
  • 6460C – Prosthodontic Treatment of the Edentulous Patient
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Aguilar
  • 6432C – Basic Endodontic Therapy
    2 cr.
    Dr. Bakiri
  • 6415C – Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics II
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Zoidis
  • 6705L– Public Health Rotation
    1 cr. – Semesters 4 and 5
    Dr. Luaces

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Year Three

Semester 6

  • 7417 – Orofacial Pain
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Widmer
  • 7016 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management II
    Semesters 6 and 7 
    Dr. Howard
  • 7012 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning III
    Semesters 6, 7 and 8 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 7450 – Orthodontics for the General Practitioner
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Neubert
  • 7452C – Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Perez
  • 7413C – Removable Partial Prosthodontics: Principles & Techniques
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Wang
  • 7744L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 1
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Delgado
  • 7834L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 1
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Tanaka
  • 7761L– Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning I
    Semesters 6 and 7 
    Dr. Soto
  • 7805L – Clinical Oral Surgery 1
    Semesters 6, 7 and 8 
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 7762L – Clinical Radiology 1: Radiographic Technique
    Semesters 6, 7, 8 and 9 
    Dr. A. Gohel
  • 7819L– Clinical Orthodontics 3
    Semesters 6 and 7 
    Dr. Neubert

Semester 7

  • 7441– Introduction to OMFS, Part II
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 7016 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management II
    1 cr. – Semesters 6 and 7 
    Dr. Howard
  • 7012 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning III
    Semesters 6, 7 and 8 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 7422C – Periodontal Surgery for the General Practitioner
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Schey
  • 7411C– Overview of Implant Dentistry
    2 cr. 
    Dr. A. Nimmo
  • 7745L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 2
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Delgado
  • 7835L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 2
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Tanaka
  • 7845L – Clinical Prosthodontics 1
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Echeto
  • 7805L – Clinical Oral Surgery 1
    Semesters 6, 7 and 8 
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 7762L – Clinical Radiology 1: Radiographic Technique
    Semesters 7 and 8 
    Dr. A. Gohel
  • 7735L – Clinical Endodontics 1
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Bakiri
  • 7825L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 1
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Connell
  • 7761L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning I
    1 cr. – Semesters 6 and 7 
    Dr. Soto
  • 7819L – Clinical Orthodontics 3
    1 cr. – Semesters 6 and 7
    Dr. Neubert
  • 7443L– Hospital Dentistry
    cont. semester 9 
    Dr. Hardeman

Semester 8

  • 7433 – Evidence-based Endodontics
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Pileggi
  • 7442 – Overview of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Freburg-Hoffmeister
  • 7319 – Dental Care for the Geriatric Patient
    1 cr.
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 8263 – Advanced Oral Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Fitzpatrick
  • 7017 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management III
    Semesters 8 and 9
    Dr. Howard
  • 7012 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning III
    1 cr. – Semesters 6, 7 and 8 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 7717C – Clinical Use of Dental Materials
    1 cr.
    Dr. Rocha
  • 7746L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 3
    3 cr.
    Dr. Delgado
  • 7836L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 3
    3 cr.
    Dr. Tanaka
  • 7846L – Clinical Prosthodontics II
    3 cr.
    Dr. Echeto
  • 7766L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 2
    Semesters 8 and 9 
    Dr. Soto
  • 7762L – Clinical Radiology 1: Radiographic Technique
    Semesters 6, 7, 8 and 9 
    Dr. A. Gohel
  • 7805L – Clinical Oral Surgery 1
    2 cr. – Semesters 6, 7 and 8 
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 7736L – Clinical Endodontics 1
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Bakiri
  • 7826L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 2
    Semesters 8, 9 and 10
    Dr. Connell
  • 7443L – Hospital Dentistry
    Semesters 8 and 9 
    Dr. Hardeman

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Year Four

Semester 9

  • 8423 – Periodontics in General Practice
    1 cr.
    Dr. Chang
  • 8352 – Advanced Differential Diagnosis
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Bhattacharyya
  • 8303 – Advanced Radiologic Interpretation
    1 cr. 
    Dr. A. Gohel
  • 7017 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management III
    1 cr. – Semesters 8 and 9
    Dr. Howard
  • 8019 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning IV
    Semesters 9, 10 and 11 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 8719 – Selection of Clinical Dental Materials
    1 cr.
    Dr. Roulet
  • 8747L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 4
    3 cr.
    Dr. Delgado
  • 8837L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 4
    3 cr.
     Dr. Tanaka
  • 8857L – Clinical Prosthodontics 3
    3 cr.
    Dr. Echeto
  • 7766L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 2
    1 cr. – Semesters 8 and 9 
    Dr. Soto
  • 8737L – Clinical Endodontics 3
    (1 cr.)
    Dr. Bakiri
  • 7443L – Hospital Dentistry
    (1 cr. – Semesters 8 and 9)
    Dr. Hardeman
  • 8809L – Clinical Oral Surgery 2
    Semesters 9, 10 and 11
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 8827L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 3
    1 cr.
    Dr. Connell
  • 7826L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 2 Grad
    Semesters 8, 9 and 10
    Dr. Connell
  • 7762L – Clinical Radiology 1: Radiographic Technique
    1 cr. – Semesters 6, 7, 8 and 9
    Dr. A. Gohel
  • 8708L – Community Dentistry I
    2 cr.
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 8767L – Clinical Oncology and Oral Pathology
    Semesters 9, 10 and 11
    Dr. Sandow

Semester 10

  • 8018– Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management IV
    Semesters 10 and 11 
    Dr. Howard
  • 8019 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning IV
    Semesters 9, 10 and 11
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 8321 – Dental Practice Management
    Semesters 10 and 11
    Dr. Driscoll
  • 8748L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 5
    3 cr. 
    Dr. Delgado
  • 8838L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 5
    3 cr.
    Dr. Tanaka
  • 8858L– Clinical Prosthodontics 4
    4 cr.
    Dr. Echeto
  • 8768L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 3
    Semesters 10 and 11
    Dr. Soto
  • 8738L – Clinical Endodontics 4
    1 cr.
    Dr. Bakiri
  • 8765L – Clinical Radiology 2: Radiographic Technique & Interpretation 2
    Semesters 10 and 11
    Dr. Kashtwari
  • 8809L – Clinical Oral Surgery 2
    Semesters 9, 10 and 11
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 7826L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 2 Grad
    1 cr. – Semesters 8, 9 and 10
    Dr. Connell
  • 8709L – Community Dentistry II
    2 cr.
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 8767L – Clinical Oncology and Oral Pathology
    Semesters 9, 10 and 11
    Dr. Sandow
  • 8960 – Clinical Exam 2
    Semesters 10 and 11 
    Dr. Corsaro

Semester 11

  • 8462 – Advanced Topics in Prosthodontics
    1 cr. 
    Dr. Rueda
  • 8018 – Professionalism In Patient Care and Practice Management IV
    1 cr. – Semesters 10 and 11 
    Dr. Howard
  • 8321 – Dental Practice Management
    2 cr. – Semesters 10 and 11
    Dr. Driscoll
  • 8019 – Interdisciplinary Service Learning IV
    1 cr. – Semesters 9, 10 and 11 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 8749L – Clinical Operative Dentistry 6
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Delgado
  • 8839L – Comprehensive Periodontal Treatment 6
    2 cr.
    Dr. Tanaka
  • 8859L – Clinical Prosthodontics 5
    3 cr.
    Dr. Echeto
  • 8768L – Oral Diagnosis/Medicine & Treatment Planning 3
    1 cr. – Semesters 10 and 11
    Dr. Soto
  • 8739L – Clinical Endodontics 5
    1 cr.
    Dr. Bakiri
  • 8765L– Clinical Radiology 2: Radiographic Technique & Interpretation 2
    1 cr. – Semester 10 and 11 
    Dr. Kashtwari
  • 8809L – Clinical Oral Surgery 2
    2 cr. – Semesters 9, 10 and 11
    Dr. Alharbi
  • 8828L – Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 4
    1 cr.
    Dr. Connell
  • 8710L – Community Dentistry III
    2 cr. 
    Dr. Gibbs
  • 8767L – Clinical Oncology and Oral Pathology
    1 cr. – Semesters 9, 10 and 11 
    Dr. Sandow
  • 8960 – Clinical Exam 2 cont.
    1 cr. – Semesters 10 and 11 
    Dr. Corsaro

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