Required DDS Courses by Level and Quarter

UCSF and the School attaches importance to creating a culture and environment that promotes student engagement and offers all students an opportunity to be involved in its quality systems. The School is committed to working in partnership with its students in order to enhance all aspects of the student experience. Accordingly, our courses (as listed below) and curriculum are subject to continuous quality improvement and may change in response to feedback and learner needs.

*Courses without corresponding units are multiple-quarter courses with the grade awarded in the final quarter.
 

Year One, Fall Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 111

Principles of Interprofessional Practice I

Hyde

*

BMS 116

Structure of Cells, Tissues, and Organs

McMaster

8

PRDS 116

Morphology, Restorative Techniques & Biomaterials

Graham

4

Sci Meth 117

Foundations of Scientific Inquiry

Gansky

2

PCC 117

Introduction to Comprehensive Care I

Essex

2

Year One, Winter Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 111

Principles of Interprofessional Practice I

Hyde

*

BMS 117

Infection and Host Response; Cell Physiology

Joyce

6.5

Dent Sci 116

Oral Structure and Development

Ryder

2

PRDS 117

Restorative Technique, Crown & Bridge & Biomaterials I

Graham

5.5

PCC 118

Introduction to Comprehensive Care II

Essex

2

Sci Meth 118

Professional and Community Oral Health Issues

Berens

*

Year One, Spring Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 111

Principles of Interprofessional Practice I

Hyde

0.5

BMS 118

Organ Systems and Human Pathophysiology

McMaster

9

Dent Sci 117

Etiologies and Risk Factors in Dental Diseases

Ryder

2

PCC 119

Introduction to Comprehensive Care III

Essex

2

Sci Meth 118

Professional and Community Oral Health Issues

Berens

2.5

PRDS 118

Restorative Technique, Crown & Bridge & Biomaterials II

Graham

4.5

Year Two, Fall Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 112

Principles of Interprofessional Practice II

Hyde

*

BMS 126

Organ Systems and Human Pathophysiology II

McMaster

5

PRDS 126

Removable Partial Dentures, Crown & Bridge & Operative

Dellinges

6

Dent Sci 125

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment, Therapy, and Prevention I

Ryder

2

Dent Sci 127

Orofacial Pain: Foundations for Diagnosis and Treatment

Perkins

2

PCC 129

Introduction to Comprehensive Care IV

White

*

Year Two, Winter Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

BMS 127

Oral Pathology

Jordan

2

Dent Sci 126

Fundamentals of Risk Assessment, Therapy, and Prevention II

Ryder

2

PRDS 127

Complete Dentures, Endodontics & Adv Restorative Technique

Dellinges

7

PCC 129

Introduction to Comprehensive Care IV

White

*

Year Two, Spring Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

Dent Sci 128

Oral Physiology, Orofacial Pain, and TMD

McNeill

4

PRDS 128

Complete Denture, Fixed Partial Dentures & Endodontics

Mendoza

11.5

PCC 129

Introduction to Comprehensive Care IV

White

12

Year Three, Summer Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107A

Clinical Endodontics I

Shadmehr

*

PCC 108A

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics I

Setia

*

PCC 109A

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation I

Perkins

*

PCC 131

Foundations in General Dentistry I

Anderson-Lin

4.5

PCC 135A

Clinical Orthodontic Rotation

Oberoi

*

PCC 137AD

Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation

Ramos

*

PCC 138A

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases I

Rajendran

*

PCC 139A

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry I

Hsin/Le

*

PCC 147A

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants I

Hastings

*

Year Three, Fall Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107A

Clinical Endodontics I

Shadmehr

*

PCC 108A

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics I

Setia

*

PCC 109A

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation I

Perkins

*

PCC 132

Foundations in General Dentistry II

Anderson-Lin

4.5

PCC 135A

Clinical Orthodontic Rotation

Oberoi

0.5

PCC 136A

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation I

Stewart

*

PCC 137AD

Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation

Ramos

*

PCC 138A

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases I

Rajendran

*

PCC 139A

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry I

Hsin/Le

*

PCC 147A

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants I

Hastings

*

Year Three, Winter Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107A

Clinical Endodontics I

Shadmehr

*

PCC 108A

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics I

Setia

*

PCC 109A

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation I

Perkins

*

PCC 133

Foundations in General Dentistry III

Anderson-Lin

4.5

PCC 136A

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation I

Stewart

*

PCC 137AD

Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation

Ramos

*

PCC 138A

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases I

Rajendran

*

PCC 139A

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry I

Hsin/Le

*

PCC 147A

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants I

Hastings

*

PCC 148A

Community Clinics Externship Course I

Leong

*

Year Three, Spring Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107A

Clinical Endodontics I

Shadmehr

3

PCC 108A

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics I

Setia

2

PCC 109A

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation I

Perkins

2.5

PCC 112

Principles of Interprofessional Practice II

Hyde

0.5

PCC 134

Foundations in General Dentistry IV

Anderson-Lin

4.5

PCC 136A

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation I

Stewart

2

PCC 137AD

Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation

Ramos

1

PCC 138A

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases I

Rajendran

4.5

PCC 139A

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry I

Hsin/Le

22

PCC 147A

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants I

Hastings

4.5

PCC 148A

Community Clinics Externship Course I

Leong

3.5

Year Four, Summer Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107CD

Clinical Endodontics II

Shadmehr

*

PCC 108CD

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics II

Setia

*

PCC 109C

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation II

Perkins

*

PCC 136C

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation II

Stewart

1

PCC 138CD

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases II

Rajendran

*

PCC 146

Advanced General Dentistry

Nguyen

*

PCC 147CD

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants II

Hastings

*

PCC 148C

Community Clinics Externship Course II

Leong

*

PCC 149C

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry II

Hsin/Le

*

Year Four, Fall Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107CD

Clinical Endodontics II

Shadmehr

*

PCC 108CD

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics II

Setia

*

PCC 109C

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation II

Perkins

*

PCC 138CD

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases II

Rajendran

*

PCC 146

Advanced General Dentistry

Nguyen

*

PCC 147CD

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants II

Hastings

*

PCC 148C

Community Clinics Externship Course II

Centore

*

PCC 149C

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry II

Harris/Le

*

Year Four, Winter Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107CD

Clinical Endodontics II

Shadmehr

*

PCC 108CD

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics II

Setia

*

PCC 109C

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation II

Perkins

*

PCC 138CD

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases II

Rajendran

*

PCC 146

Advanced General Dentistry

Nguyen

*

PCC 147CD

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants II

Hastings

*

PCC 148C

Community Clinics Externship Course II

Leong

7.5

PCC 149C

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry II

Hsin/Le

*

Year Four, Spring Quarter

Course #

Course Title

Course Director

Units

PCC 107CD

Clinical Endodontics II

Shadmehr

2

PCC 108CD

Clinical Removable Prosthodontics II

Setia

4

PCC 109C

Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation II

Perkins

4.5

PCC 138CD

Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases II

Rajendran

2

PCC 146

Advanced General Dentistry

Nguyen

4.5

PCC 147CD

Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants II

Hastings

4.5

PCC 149C

Comprehensive Adult General Dentistry II

Hsin/Le

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