attachment level, periodontal chart, plaque index, existence of oral lesions, study casts, intraoral photos, and level of patient motivation.
Use diagnostic technology, DIAGNOdent, to detect dental caries.
Deliver local anesthetics with computerized delivery systems.
Demonstrate subgingival irrigation therapy.
Texts, Other Readings, and Materials:
Wilkins, Esther M., , 8th edition, 1999, Lippincott
Pattison and Pattison, , 2nd edition, Appleton & Lange, East Norwalk, CT, 1992.
[ ] Primarily College Level(How Determined)
Out-of-Class Assignments: hours per week (or equivalent)
Assigned reading from required texts and reference materials.
Classroom participation, discussion, and problem based learning exercises.
Audiovisual and related assignments.
[x]Class participation and assignments require and develop critical thinking (see Expected Outcomes/Objectives). Describe how:
Students develop critical thinking ability and acquire the technique theory necessary to advance their clinical skills through appropriate class participation and reading assignments. Case-based problems of intermediate difficulty will be assigned and evaluated. A case history of an actual clinical patient of intermediate difficulty will be written and presented. Students will be able to independently problem solve difficulties with easier patient cases. Assisted problem solving and critical thinking for more challenging treatment planning will occur.
[x]Primarily College Level
[x]2 hours of independent work done out of class per each hour of lecture or class work, or 3 hours lab, practicum, or the equivalent, per unit.
[ ]Not Primarily College Level
[ ]Ratio of amount of work per unit of credit required by curriculum committee for a nondegree credit course is met.