Courses of Instruction
Operative Dentistry (OPER)
OPER 520 Preclinical Operative Dentistry (ISP) (3) Preparation for clinical work through study of fundamentals of cavity design and restoration of cavity preparations on extracted teeth mounted in a manikin.
OPER 521ab Preclinical Operative Dentistry I (1-3) Introduction to terminology, materials, and instruments used in operative dentistry; fundamentals of amalgam restoration; principles of cavity preparation; amalgam manipulation, condensation, and carving using extracted teeth.
OPER 522 Preclinical Operative Dentistry II (3) Fundamentals of cavity design; restoration of cavity preparations on extracted teeth mounted in the manikin.
OPER 561abcd Clinic: Operative Dentistry I (0-0-0-6) Clinical experience treating patients using all modalities of operative dentistry.
OPER 562ab Clinic: Operative Dentistry II (0-6) Clinical experience treating patients using all modalities of operative dentistry.
OPER 601 Gold Foil (1) Gold foil preparation, condensation, and finish; seminars and clinical experience on manikins.
OPER 620 Conservative Cast Gold Restorations (2) Principles of cavity preparation, fabrication technique and finishing for conservative cast gold restorations; includes lab and clinic.