Schulich school of Medicine and Dentistry logo Dentistry Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Year 2

5220: Clinical Experience II

Second year students, working with their third and fourth year team members, will participate in the provision of patient care for patients assigned to their treatment team.
4 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 84 clinic hours (Total 88 hours)

5221: Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of diagnosis and treatment planning.  Through a progressive series of comprehensive, multidisciplinary cases, students will integrate and apply fundamental and clinical knowledge learned in previous courses and clinical experience.
87 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 87 hours)

5222: Fixed Prosthodontics

Utilizing patient simulation, the art and science of Fixed Prosthodontics will be introduced and developed with emphasis on the fundamental principles and techniques required to rehabilitate oral function and form with single fixed prostheses from treatment planning to delivery and maintenance. Treatment modalities will include conventional and implant supported restorations.
45 lecture hours, 64 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 109 hours)

5223: Growth & Development

Lectures will focus on explaining general concepts of growth and development, early embryology, skeletal development, general and very specific diet and nutrition from pregnancy, childhood, adults to seniors, timelines of growth & development from pre-natal to puberty, craniofacial growth and development and its influence to treatment planning of orthodontic problems.
29.5 lecture hours, 8 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 37.5 hours)

5224: Orthodontics

The course will address the etiology of malocclusion and the elements and analysis for diagnosis and treatment planning. It will introduce the students to tooth movement and biomechanics. Labs will relate to diagnostic procedures like facial, cephalometric and models analysis and their integration to diagnose and treatment plan orthodontic patients.
15.5 lecture hours, 18 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 33.5 hours)

5225 Operative Dentistry

A continuation from the first year course in which the student is prepared for the clinical environment.  Particular emphasis is placed on cast intracoronal restorative procedures, aesthetic anterior rehabilitative techniques, cariology, and the differential choice of restorative materials.
30 lecture hours, 54 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 84 hours)

5226 Removable Prosthodontics

Fundamental theoretical and technical training in preparation for treatment of completely and partially edentulous patients requiring removable prostheses. Students will understand and be able to describe basic clinical concepts and perform routine technical procedures related to the treatment of the edentulous and partially edentulous condition.
34 lecture hours, 82 lab hours, 36 clinic hours (Total 152 hours)

5228 Endodontics

An introduction to endodontics, from pulpal reaction to caries up to pulpal and periapical pathosis; diagnosis and treatment planning. Description of morphology and root canal anatomy, armamentarium used in endodontics. Chemo-mechanical preparation procedures and obturation of the root canal system. Restoration of the endodontically treated tooth.
21 lecture hours, 36 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 57 hours)

5230 Occlusion

A study of the stomatognathic system.  Components of the course will include a brief review of its general anatomy, a study of its basic physiology, an analysis of mandibular movement, and an examination of masticatory functions.
14 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 14 hours)

5231 Patient Management I

A study of the physics of diagnostic radiology. Lectures also present the approach to interpretation, radiographic anatomy, eruptive and regressive changes, anomalies, caries, periodontal disease and periapical abnormalities. Laboratory exercises re-enforce the physics lectures and provide experience in radiography and interpretation.
Lectures 24 hours; Laboratory 12 hours (Total: 36 hours).

5232 Patient Assessment II

This course will include assessment of the pediatric patient, cover aspects of panoramic, occlusal and lateral cephalometric radiography and radiographic report writing.  Through a variety of cases, students will have an opportunity to practice diagnosis of various soft tissue and osseous abnormalities.
34 lecture hours, 3 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 37 hours)

5233 Periodontics Paediatric Dentistry

Paediatric Dentistry will address preventive procedures from prenatal to adolescent and prevention and management of space loss in primary and mixed dentition.
8 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 8 hours)

5234 Introduction to Clinical Oral Surgery

The second year program is laboratory simulation introduction to the clinical techniques of dental extractions, suturing and removal of impacted teeth.  It is intended to expose students to the terminology, instruments and techniques of clinical oral and maxillofacial surgery in a laboratory environment before actual clinical experience on patients.
1 lecture hour, 9 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 10 hours)

5235 Oral Diseases II

This integrated course combines oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology to cover a variety of diseases that affect the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, head and neck.
29 lecture hours, 5 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 34 hours)

5248 Anaesthesia

Through a series of lectures and clinics, this course covers the theory and practice of local anaesthesia.
15 lecture hours, 1 lab hours, 2 clinic hours (Total 18 hours)

5252 Periodontics

This course reviews the anatomy of the periodontium the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases.  In addition, the course covers the classification periodontal diseases, periodontal prognosis and periodontal treatment planning with emphasis on the non-surgical periodontal therapy.
28 lecture hours, 9 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 37 hours)

5255 Practice Administration

This course consists of lectures on inter-personal communications and patient management on various topics such as Informed Consent, Conflicts of Interest, Conflict Resolution, Managing Difficult Patients, and Handling Error.
16 lecture hours; 0 lab hours, 0 clinic hours (Total 16 hours)