University of Southern California

Ostrow School of Dentistry

Courses of Instruction

The terms indicated are expected but are not guaranteed. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the Schedule of Classes.

Dentistry (DENT)

DENT 221 Introduction to Dentistry (1) History and current role of dental science in the health services field; review of research; overview of dental procedures with laboratory experience and practice observation.

DENT 402 Formal Science-Writing (2) A scientist-taught, lecture-workshop-tutorial format for developing skills in formal science-writing (e.g., abstracts, journal articles, grants). Not open to students in the School of Dentistry. Prerequisite: upper division standing in science and preprofessional majors.

DENT 412 Fundamentals of Craniofacial and Dental Technology (3, Sp) Biomedical engineering and technology applied to oral health professions. Dental biomaterials, CAD-CAM, digital dental technology and tissue engineering applications to craniofacial diseases, disorders, and enhancements. Junior standing. (Duplicates credit in former BME 412.)