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.

Occlusion (OCCL)

OCCL 310 Fundamentals of Dental Morphology (1) Fundamentals of tooth form; carving of the permanent teeth.

OCCL 502 Occlusion (1) Principles of occlusion as related to clinical application of techniques and procedures to diagnose and treatment plan malfunctions of the stomatognathic system.

OCCL 521ab Dental Morphology and Function (3-2) Fundamentals of tooth form; principles of occlusion.

OCCL 522 Occlusion Laboratory (1) Laboratory experience in functional analysis and correction of occlusal disharmonies.

OCCL 601 Advanced Concepts of Occlusion (1) Historical perspective of occlusion; occlusal equilibration, effect of occlusal adjustment, instrumentation useful in occlusal therapy. Includes clinic and laboratory experience.