RDS  111 

DENTAL ANATOMY AND INTRODUCTION TO  OPERATIVE DENTISTRY

 

                                 COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course consists of 2 main components, Dental Morphology and Introduction to Operative Dentistry both of which are provided by the RDS Department in the first and second semesters respectively during the first year of the BDS program. It is a (1+1+0) course, equivalent to 4 credit hours. 

 

 

RDS211

PRE-CLINICAL DENTISTRY 

                                  

                           COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course consists of two main components, the principles of cavity preparations for the currently available restoratives, their physical and manipulative characteristics and cavity restoration.  They are provided by the RDS Department during the two semesters of the second year of the RDS program.  It is a 1 + 2 + 0, equivalent to 3 credit hours course for first semester plus 1 + 2 + 0 for second semester, or a total of 6 credit hours course.

This module will provide you with an overview of the Operative Dentistry Program, its organization, the kinds of instructional materials you will be using and the types of testing and grading procedures employed.

This course of study is critically important to your future as a practitioner.  It prepares you to provide the major portion of dental care to your patients.

It will be a combination of lectures and lab exercises, representing different restorative procedures in Operative Dentistry.

All of the lectures, instructional procedures and materials that you will received have been designed to help.   

 

RDS411

CLINICAL OPERATIVE DENTISTRY II

                                                                        

                                                      COURSE DESCRIPTION

COURSE/CREDIT HOURS

 First Semester and  Second   Semester
 1 + 0 + 1                        0 + 0 + 1

This course is given in the fourth year in two semesters as the final operative course.  In the first semester there will be one lecture and one clinical session and in the second semester there will be one clinical session.