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Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry

Curriculum

Orientation (Summer) - Ann Arbor Campus

Initiation of the advanced training program begins on or about July 1.  Program goals and objectives are presented and discussed.  Some advanced courses are initiated prior to the first semester which begins after Labor Day.

First Term (Fall) - Ann Arbor Campus

Course

Number  

Course Title

Hours / Week

 Credit Hours 

Ortho     

770

Principles of Occlusal Development

2

1

Ortho     

763 

Orthodontic Clinic (Pediatric Dentistry)

8

3

Ortho     

772

Introduction to Cephalometrics

4

1

Ortho     

775

Introduction to Orthodontic Diagnosis

1

1

Ped Dent

591

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry

16

3

Ped Dent

592

Seminars in Pediatric Dentistry

3

3

Dent Ed

603

Craniofacial Development & Growth

2

1

Dent Ed

610

Scientific Communications

2

1

 

 

Total 

38

14

 

Second Term (Winter) - Ann Arbor Campus

Course

Number  

Course Title

Hours / Week

 Credit Hours 

Ortho     

763

Orthodontic Clinic (Pediatric Dentistry)

8

3

Ortho     

775 

Introduction to Orthodontic Diagnosis

2

1

Ortho     

778

Management of Children with Craniofacial Anomalies

2

1

Ped Dent

591

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 

16

3

Ped Dent

593

Current Literature in Pediatric Dentistry

2

2

Ped Dent

595

Seminar in Problems of Children’s Health, Growth, Development and Behavior

2

2

Ped Dent

596

Seminar in Advanced Pediatric Dentistry

2

2

Ped Dent

599

Pediatric Dentistry Anesthesia Rotation

(4 wk)

2

Dent Ed

612

Molecular Biology in Clinical Dentistry

2

1

Dent Ed

614

Clinidcal Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

1

1

 

 

Total 

37+

18

 

Spring/Summer Half-Terms - Ann Arbor and Flint Campuses

Rotations to the Mott Children's Health Center Clinic and Hurley Medial Center begin for new second year trainees on July 1; the international resident remains on the Ann Arbor campus rotating through clinics  in the School of Dentistry and the University of Michigan Hospitals.  

 

Third Term (Fall) - Flint Campus

No formal coursework is completed.

 

Fourth Term (Winter) - Flint Campus

No formal coursework is completed.

  

Fifth and Sixth Terms (Spring/ Summer, Fall) - Ann Arbor Campus and Flint Campuses

Rotation back to the Ann Arbor Campus begins on July 1. Scheduling of the final six months of the program consists of various advanced academic and clinical requirements, including teaching assignments in the undergraduate clinics and completing a research project.

Course

Number  

Course Title

Hours / Week

 Credit Hours 

Ped Dent

591

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry

16

3

Ped Dent

593A

Review of AAPD G/P

1

1

Ped Dent

594

Investigation Leading to Thesis

16

2

 

 

Total 

33

5