Predoctoral Dental Curriculum

The four-year DDS and two-year IDP curricula are divided into five streams designed to cover the broad range of science, art and technology in contemporary dental practice.

In the tables below, each course is listed by course stream, course stream number and title, academic quarter and number of units. A name in bold indicates the course director.

First Year DDS

Stream Number and Title

Quarter

Units

Biomedical Sciences Stream

Biomed Sci 116: Structure of Cells, Tissues and Organs (McMaster)

Fall

10

Biomed Sci 117: Infection and Host Response, Cell Physiology (Joyce)

Winter

8

Biomed Sci 118: Organ Systems and Human Pathophysiology (McMaster

Spring

9.5

Dental Sciences Stream

Dental Sci 116: Oral Structure and Development (Ryder)

Winter

2

Dental Sci 117: Etiology and Risk Factors in Dental Disease (Ryder, Featherstone)

Spring

2.5

Patient-Centered Care Stream

Pt Cn Care 117.01: Introduction to Comprehensive Care I (Essex, Angin)

Fall

3

Pt Cn Care 117.02: Introduction to Comprehensive Care II (Essex, Angin)

Winter

3

Pt Cn Care 117.03: Introduction to Comprehensive Care III (Essex, Angin)

Spring

3.5

Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences Stream

Prev Res Dent 116: Morphology, Restorative Techniques and Biomaterials Science I (Graham and faculty)

Fall

4

Prev Res Dent 117: Morphology, Restorative Techniques and Biomaterials Science II (Dellinges and faculty)

Winter

6

Prev Res Dent 118: Biomaterials Science and Cast Restorations in Dentistry (Dellinges and faculty)

Spring

4

Scientific Methods Stream

Sci Method 117: Foundations in Scientific Inquiry (Lazar)

Fall

2

Sci Method 118: Professional and Community Oral Health Issues (Chung)

Winter

0*

Sci Method 118: Professional and Community Oral Health Issues (Chung)

Spring

2

Total Units (*In progress. Grades and units are assigned upon completion of sequence.)

59.5

Second Year DDS

Stream Number and Title

Quarter

Units

Biomedical Sciences Stream

Biomed Sci 126: Organ Systems and Human Pathophysiology (McMaster)

Fall

6.5

Biomed Sci 127: Oral Pathology (Jordan)

Winter

2.5

Dental Sciences Stream

Dental Sci 126 A: Fundamentals of Risk Assessment, Therapy and Prevention (Ryder, Featherstone)

Fall

2

Dental Sci 126 B: Fundamentals of Risk Assessment, Therapy and Prevention (Ryder, Featherstone)

Winter

2

Dental Sci 127: Orofacial Pain: Foundations for Diagnosis and Treatment (Smith)

Fall

2

Dental Sci 128: Craniomandibular Neuromuscular Function and Dysfunction (McNeill, Miller)

Spring

4

Patient-Centered Care Stream

Pt Cn Care 129: Comprehensive Care (Harrington)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 129: Comprehensive Care (Harrington)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 129: Introduction to Comprehensive Care (Harrington)

Spring

8

Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences Stream

Prev Res Dent 126: Removable Partial Dentures and Advanced Restorative Techniques (Dellinges and faculty)

Fall

6

Prev Res Dent 127: Complete Dentures, Endodontics and Advanced Restorative Techniques (Dellinges and faculty)

Winter

7

Prev Dent 128: Complete Dentures, Fixed Partial Dentures and Endodontics (Dellinges, Ho and faculty)

Spring

9

Total units (*In progress. Grades and units are assigned upon completion of sequence.)

49

Third Year DDS

Stream Number and Title

Quarter

Units

Patient-Centered Care Stream

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery (Perkins)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery (Perkins)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery (Perkins)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery (Perkins)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 131: Clinical Foundations of General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Summer

6

Pt Cn Care 132: Foundations of General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Fall

6

Pt Cn Care 133: Foundations of General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Winter

6

Pt Cn Care 134: Foundations of General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Spring

6

Pt Cn Care 135: Clinical Orthodontics (Aamodt)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 135: Clinical Orthodontics (Aamodt)

Fall

1

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry (Lin)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry (Lin)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry (Lin)

Spring

0*

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation (Ramos)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation (Ramos)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation (Ramos)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine Rotation (Ramos)

Spring

0.5

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 139: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Lin, Harris)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 139: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Lin, Harris)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 139: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Lin, Harris)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 139: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Lin, Harris)

Spring

16

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.01:Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Spring

4.5

Pt Cn Care 148: Community Clinics Externship Course (Raya)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 148: Community Clinics Externship Course (Raya)

Spring

0*

Total units (Grades and units assigned upon completion of work)

54

Fourth Year DDS

Stream Number and Title

Quarter

Units

Patient-Centered Care Stream

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Spring

4

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Spring

5.5

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry (Lin)

Summer

1.5

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 146.01: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Summer

3.5

Pt Cn Care 146.02: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Fall

3.5

Pt Cn Care 146.03: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Winter

3.5

Pt Cn Care 146.04: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Spring

3.5

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Spring

4.5

Pt Cn Care 148: Community Clinics Externship Course (Raya)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 148: Community Clinics Externship Course (Raya)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 148: Community Clinics Externship Course (Raya)

Winter

10.5

Pt Cn Care 149: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Harris, Lin)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 149: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Harris, Lin)

Fall

0*

t Cn Care 149: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Harris, Lin)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 149: Patient-Centered Care Clinic (Saeed, Harris, Lin)

Spring

12

Total units (*In progress. Grades and units are assigned upon completion of sequence.)

56

Third Year IDP

Stream Number and Title

Quarter(s)

Units

Biomedical Sciences Stream

Biomed Sci 127: Oral Pathology (Jordan)

Winter

2.5

Dental Sciences Stream

Dental Sci 126A: Fundamentals of Risk Assessment, Therapy, and Prevention (Ryder, Featherstone)

Fall

2

Patient-Centered Care Stream

Pt Cn Care 106.01: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 106.01: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn CareE 106.01: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 106.01: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Spring

18.5

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.01: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.01: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 1 (Perkins)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 1 (Perkins)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.01: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 1 (Perkins)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 131: Foundations in General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Summer

6

Pt Cn Care 132: Foundations in General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Fall

6

Pt Cn Care 133: Foundations in General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Winter

6

Pt Cn Care 134: Foundations in General Dentistry (Dellinges)

Spring

6

Pt Cn Care 135: Clinical Orthodontic Rotation (Aamodt)

Winter

1

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation (Lin and Faculty)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation (Lin and Faculty)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation (Lin and Faculty)

Spring

0*

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine (Ramos)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.01: Management & Treatment of Periodontal Diseases (Xenoudi)

Spring

4

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.01: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Spring

4.5

Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences Stream

Prev Res Dent 104: Introduction to Biomaterial Science (Habelitz)

Fall

2

Prev Res Dent 106: Endodontic, Restorative and Prosthodontics Procedures (Nayyar and faculty)

Summer

12

Scientific Methods Stream

Sci Method 117: Foundations in Scientific Inquiry (Lazar)

Fall

2

Total units (*In progress: grades and units assigned upon completion of work)

82.5

Fourth Year IDP

Stream Number and Title

Quarter(s)

Units

Biomedical Sciences Stream

Pt Cn Care 106.02: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 106.02: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 106.02: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 106.02: Patient-Centered Care (Singh and faculty)

Spring

34

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 107.02: Clinical Endodontics (Huynh)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 108.02: Clinical Removable Prosthodontics (Setia)

Spring

4

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 109.02: Clinical Oral Surgery Rotation 2 (Perkins)

Spring

5.5

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation (Lin)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation (Lin)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 136: Clinical Pediatric Dentistry Rotation (Lin)

Spring

1.5

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine (Ramos)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 137: Clinical Oral Medicine (Ramos)

Fall

0.5

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 138.02: Management and Treatment of Periodontal Diseases 2 (Xenoudi)

Spring

2

Pt Cn Care 146.01: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Summer

3.5

Pt Cn Care 146.02: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Fall

3.5

Pt Cn Care 146.03: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Winter

3.5

Pt Cn Care 146.04: Integrated General Dentistry (Centore, Coluzzi)

Spring

3.5

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Summer

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Fall

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Winter

0*

Pt Cn Care 147.02: Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Implants (Hastings)

Spring

4.5

Total units (*In progress: grades and units assigned upon completion of work)

67.5