Contemporary Periodontics


Advanced, in-depth study of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pathologic conditions affecting the periodontium. Specific emphasis on the non-surgical treatments of periodontal disease as well as systemic conditions which contribute to the prognosis of treatment. Current topics are addressed based upon the most recent research findings in the field of periodontology. Course work includes a complete series of short, formal writing assignments in addition to development and completion of a writing intensive paper. Informal writing assignments include maintenance of an eight-week learning log. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): DEN130 and DEN212 or DEN130 and DEN300. (Writing Enriched)