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DEN 491


Course Description:

The course is designed to cover all clinical disciplines in dentistry. It is offered during the fifth year and consists of one lecture and four clinical sessions per week through out the academic year.

This is a conjoint course by the four dental departments where contributors from all dental disciplines participate in both in the lecture and clinical sessions.

A one-week Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course is given by the College of Medicine.           

Course Objectives: 

·         The course is organized to augment the clinical experience of the students, there by, providing them with an excellent foundation for patient care and clinical management.

·         The students should be able to diagnose conditions of the oral cavity and its related structures, using proper diagnostic tools.

·         The students also should be able to develop a comprehensive treatment plan for the prevention and treatment of oral conditions so that each patient can be maintained in, or restored to, a healthy, functioning aesthetic condition.

·         At the end of the course, the students should be able to perform competently preventive and therapeutic procedures which are used by general dentists in the treatment of patients.

Course Outline:

491 course outline.doc