Department of Dentistry
Department of Dentistry and Department of Applied Life Science, The Graduate School, Yonsei University offer one of the most desirable educational environment in dental medicine in the country. The students and faculty at the Graduate Schools benefit from the university’s commitment to seek for truth and freedom based on Christian principles and to encourage students to participate in the community service. The Yonsei University College of Dentistry and Dental Hospital have 15 departments with over 100 full-time faculty members and a number of part-time clinic instructors. The finest and the most modern facilities are available for research and students to pursue clinical training. We shall continue to strive to become a leading dental school in education, clinical competency and research.
- Master degree:
The students applying for a Master’s degree should have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree prior to the beginning of the graduate program.
- Ph. D degree:
The candidates for a Ph.D. degree should have a Master’s degree from an accredited institution to be considered for the program.
- Required courses:
Thirty semester credits are required for the Masters degree, at least 12 of which are obtained from the core courses and the rest from the minor and electives (an approval of a thesis supervisor is required). Sixty semester credits, including 30 credits from the Masters program are required for the Ph.D. degree.
Prior to the start of thesis research work, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) test must be taken.
The advanced degrees in dental sciences are awarded under the jurisdiction of the Yonsei University Graduate School.
- Screening procedures:
As soon as the degree candidate has satisfactorily completed the core courses, a screening meeting will be called. The screening procedures include written examinations. It is the student’s responsibility to file the Request for Permission to take a Ph.D. and Masters Qualifying examination form with the Graduate School. Candidates are encouraged to take a qualifying examination as soon as possible after earning at least 24 credits for Masters and 51 for Ph.D. and passing the TOEFL. A qualifying exam for thesis research is offered once each in the spring and fall semester. The written exams will cover specific subject areas of the core curricula, as well as topics selected by the supervisors. After successfully passing all the written exams, the candidate will prepare and submit a research proposal to the screening committee. Two subjects, one core course and one optional course, will be tested for a Masters degree, while two core courses and one optional course will be tested for a Ph.D. degree. The doctoral dissertation is to focus on an original research which reflects the creative scholarly abilities of the candidates and contributes to the advancement of biological understanding of the theoretical basis of disease and its treatment.
Major Elective Subjects
- DEN8510 : Orofacial Pain
Orofacial Pain deals with etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of pain in orofacial region.
- DEN8511 : Cephalometric Analysis
Through cephalometric analysis, facial anomalies and orthodontic diagnosis are studied. Treatment planning using the cephalometric analysis is discussed.
- DEN8512 : Halitosis & Xerostomia
Halitosis & Xerostomia deals with etiology, examination and treatment of halitosis and xerostomia.
- DEN8513 : Dental Digital Imaging
This course deals with the principles and clinical applications of the digital imaging which is being introduced into the field of clinical dentistry. It will also have the students participate in the manual practice including camera works and software manipulation.
- DEN8520 : Root Resorption
Causes and pathways of the root resorption are investigated. A research on diagnose and treating the root resorption is carried out through the program.
- DEN8521 : Dental Carilogy
A study on the mechanics, the development and the histological changes of the dental caries is expected of the students. Lectures are given on the use of preventive measures like fluoride.
- DEN8522 : Biomechanics in Conservative Dentistry
The objective is to study the force distribution and fracture of the tooth-restoration complex restoration.
- DEN8523 : Pain Associated with Endodontic Therapy
Before treating a patient in pain, a correct diagnosis is imperative. However, since pain is a versatile phenomenon, diagnosis may be beyond the knowledge and expertise of a general dentist. The purpose of this course is threefold: (1) to understand the factors affecting the occurrence of pain associated with endodontic therapy; (2) to determine whether a pain is of dental origin; and (3) to locate the site nature of the origin of the pain.
- Den8524 : Adhesive Dentistry
This lecture will introduce the student to the concept and major trends of scientific research of adhesive dentistry. In addition, a series of lectures will be given on many advanced clinical techniques and information concerning adhesive dentistry and its related fields
- DEN8530 : Geriatric Dentistry
ne of the biggest contributions by the modern medical science is in lengthening the life expectancy. During the 20th and 21st centuries, especially the 21st century, the life expectancy has dramatically increased and as a result the proportion of the elderly population has grown. The elderly patients have a different needs in terms of medical, psychological and social aspects. Therefore, to understand and meet these needs, appropriate treatment plans and procedures for the elderly population are encompassed.
- DEN8531 : Dental Implantology
o understand bases of implant dentistry on restoration of masticatory function, speech and aesthetics of partially or fully edentulous patients with implant supported prosthodontics. Also the students will learn basic science, surgical and prosthodontics and acquire clinical applications on implant patients.
- DEN8532 : Dental Materials for Oral & Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery
Reconstructive alloplastic materials in post traumatic or post operational maxillofacial defects are researched on a physiological and scientific basis.
- DEN8533 : Comprehensive Treatment Planning for Complex Restorative &
Understanding a number of principles and interdisciplinary approaches to restore oral tissue that is damaged by trauma and other pathologies and helping to make proper treatment plans that meet patient’s requirements.
- Den8534 : Dental Bioengineering
The lectures provide a fundamental mechanism of apparatus and equipment as well as application method to dentistry. Furthermore, this course improves the ability to develop easier and more effective apparatus and equipment.
- Den8535 : Esthetic Dentistry
Restoring esthetics is one of the important prosthodontic treatment goals. Collaborative work between departments will be discussed to learn how to approach the different problems in systemic manner.
- Den8536 : Mandibular Movement & Occlusion
The purpose of this seminar is to study the physiologic mandibular movement and dynamic relationship of the dentition in the oral rehabilitation.
Growth & Development Division
- DEN8540 : Interdisciplinary Orthodontic Treatment
This course is to study the protocol of treatment plans for orthodontic patients as a interdisciplinary collaboration by understanding the application of other specialty fields such as periodontics and prosthodontics during orthodontic diagnosis and treatment plans.
- DEN8541 : Orthodontic Diagnosis & Treatment Plan for Orthognathic
The diagnosis, operation and post-operative management of congenital anomaly, acquired deformities of the maxillofacial region are discussed.
- DEN8542 : Pediatric Dental Materials, Orthodontics
Physical and mechanical characteristics of the dental materials used in pedodontics and orthodontics are studied.
- DEN8543 : Etiology of Craniofacial Deformities
This course is to discuss the genetic and environmental factors underlying various craniofacial deformities, including the maxillomandibular skeletal discrepancy, cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial deformities leading to specific types of malocclusion, to relate the pathophysiology to the current treatment modalities involving orthodontic and surgical treatment policies.
- DEN8544 : Growth & Development of the Face
Principles of bone growth and cranio-cervico-facial growth will be studies.
- DEN8545 : Development & evaluation of restorative materials
Development of restorative treatment materials has been changed dramatically. To apply these materials in the clinic, they should be evaluated by mechanical, physiological and biological aspects. In this class, we will review developmental procedures of the materials and their clinical test methods and results.
- DEN8546 : Evaluation of Growth & Development
To understand individual growth status by evaluating growth and development of craniofacial regions.
Surgical & Pathological Division
- DEN8550 : Biology of oral cancer
This course will study the oral carcinogenesis, mechanism of metastasis, experimental animal model, diagnosis, treatment of oral malignant tumor and dental treatment of head and neck cancer patients.
- DEN8551 : Advanced Implant surgery
The objective of this course is to study the advanced and new surgical technique and related healing mechanism in the area of implant surgery.
- DEN8552 : Tissue Engineering in Periodontology
The objective of this course is to study the biomaterial related tissue engineering technique and its healing mechanism for the purpose of periodontal regeneration.
Oral Biology Division
- DEN8560 : Tooth Biology
The structure and function of dental tissues are discussed in view of cell and intercellular matrix. Genes and their relationship in tooth formation is also discussed.
- DEN8561 : Oral Nutrition
A study on the relationship between the nutrition and the occurrence of oral diseases will be done. Diet control methods for the prevention of oral diseases are discussed.
- DEN8570 : Dental Research Methodology
Lectures on writing a research paper, planning a research, analyzing and interpreting the outcomes will be studied.
- DEN8571 : Statistics
Various statistical analytic methods that are used in dentistry are discussed.
- DEN6001 : Molecular Pathology
Based on molecular biologic mechanism, oral diseases are reviewed.
- DEN6002 : Benign & Malignant Bone Lesions of the Jaw
Normal histology and biology of bone is reviewed and non- neoplastic lesions, benign and malignant tumors of the jaw are studied.
- DEN8000 : Oral Oncology
The pathogenesis, treatment, and prognosis of oral cancer are reviewed. In particular, this course focuses on the study of cancer prevention.
- DEN8001 : Embryology & Deveolpmental Biology of Head & Neck
Embryologic study of head and neck area is performed. In particular, the development and growth of tooth germ, mandible and maxilla, and salivary glands are studied.
- DEN8003 : Cellular Biology of Cancer
This class will provide the knowledge of molecular and cellular basis of cancer development and progress.
DEN6100 : Craniofacial Neuroscience
The Sensory and motor functions of masticatory system are taught to understand the systematic functions in the craniofacial region.
- ALS6300 : Pathogenicity of Microorganism
To understand the pathogenicity of microorganism, virulence factors including adhesion, invasion, toxin and resistance to host defense are reviewed.
DEN6102 : Neuropharmacology
The lectures provide the students with an understanding of the underlying mechanism of the neuronal conduction and transmission. This course also deals with the action and use of drugs, which exert their effects by binding to the specific receptors.
DEN6103 : Salivary Biology
The lectures provide students with the knowledge about molecular structures and regulations of ionic channels and transporters related to the fluid and macromolecular secretion in salivary gland acinar cells. The lectures will also deal with the molecular components of saliva.
DEN6104 : Molecular Experimental Methodology
In this course, students will learn about the basic anatomic knowledge of head and neck. Based on this morphologic knowledge, they will be able to apply in the clinical situations. In addition, learning the methodology of morphological research in the head and neck may lead the students to writing scientific research papers.
DEN6106 : Techniques of Practical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Lectures on the biochemical and molecular biological methods for research are given.
DEN6107 : Molecular Oral Microbiology
The functional principles and techniques of research in oral bacteria causing oral disease like periodontitis are taught in order to apply those in the graduate studies.
DEN8100 : Craniofacial mechanobiology
The underlying mechanism of craniofacial patterning and bone remodeling at the cellular level are reviewed. Particularly, cellular responses by mechanical stress are focused on the craniofacial architecture.
DEN88101 : Animal Models in Dental Research
Experiments with animals are indispensable in research. Selection of proper animal model is very important in dentistry. This course will provide students with an opportunity to perform a high quality research.
DEN8102 : Immunobiology
This course will provide a general knowledge of cell- and antibody-mediated immunity. Autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, immune response against tumor, implant and microorganism are also reviewed.
DEN8103 : Clinical Pharmacology for Dentistry
The main objective of this course is to study the pharmacological properties of the drugs commonly used in dentistry.
DEN8104 : Molecular Physiology
The lectures are designed to help students understand the molecular mechanism of cell physiology on oral and maxillofacial region and how cells translate the external signals to the intracellular signals and how the intracellular signals act on target molecules in cells. Especially, this course will provide students with the knowledge related to biology, functions and structures of cell membrane in molecular level.
DEN8105 : Clinical Anatomy
Through this course, students will be able to acquire the topographic and systematic anatomical knowledge in the head, neck and oral region.
DEN8106 : Dentofacial Development & Deformities
Dentofacial development is discussed to understand, diagnose and treat dentofacial deformities. Recent trends on clinical applications are discussed.
DEN8107 : Clinical Application of Biochemical Tools
This course is designed to provide students with biochemical techniques needed for the research in dentistry.
DEN8108 : Medical Bacteriology
The functional principles and techniques in medical bacteriology are taught with a special emphasis on the basic biological characteristics of pathogenic organism, basic host reactions to the infections and diagnostic tests for infectious agents.
Public Oral Heath
- DEN6200 : Public Oral Health
This course is to present the history, philosophy and approaches toward public oral health, and discuss the relationship between the prevalence of oral disease and the social environment or human behaviors.
- DEN6201 : Oral Epidemiology
This course is to study epidemiology to describe the occurrence, distribution and etiology of oral disease, and how to collect and analyze the data.
- DEN6202 : Preventive Dentistry
This course is to present individual plaque control programs, prevention methods of oral diseases and practical applications.
- ALS6702 : Early Detection & Diagnosis of Dental Caries
This course is to study importance of early dental caries detection and diagnosis criteria and how to detect the early dental caries.
- DEN8200 : Principle of Oral health Promotion
This course is to present the planning, treatment and evaluation of oral health promotion and to discuss the oral health education which is an important aspect of oral health promotion.
- DEN8201 : Public Oral health Service Administration
This course is to present dental health care management such as dental care delivery system, dental manpower forecasting and dental health insurance, etc.
- ALS8701 : Topic of Fluoride
This course studies the chemical property of fluoride, the mechanism and prevention methods in dental caries.
- DEN8202 : Clinical Preventive Dentistry
This course is to study treatment methods of preventive dentistry in dental clinic.
- DEN6300 : Materials Sciences
This course provides a general knowledge on the basic properties of materials such as metallic, polymeric and ceramic materials via critical thinking.
- DEN6301 : Introductive Dental Materials
This course provides a principal knowledge on the physical and chemical properties of dental materials, i.e., synthetic resin, impression material, adhesive material, dental amalgam, noble and base dental alloys, gypsum product and investment.
- DEN6302 : Specifications for Dental Materials & Test Method
The objective of the course is to derive the most effective testing method of materials by means of comprehensive knowledge concerning specification, and the necessary standard of dental materials.
- DEN6303 : Testing Procedures in Biomaterials & Instruments
The course will introduce the basic approach , the principles of instrumentation and the study methods of dental materials used in the head and neck region.
- DEN8300 : Dental Polymeric Materials
This course provides a general knowledge of polymeric materials and applications to dentistry.
- DEN8301 : Dental Metallurgy
This course provides a general knowledge of metals, alloys and their applications to dentistry.
- DEN8302 : Dental Ceramics
This course provides a general knowledge of ceramics and applications to dentistry.
- DEN80303 : Biocompatibility of Dental Materials
This course provides the trend of research and development on biomaterials in teeth and alveolar bone repair as well as toxicities to teeth, periodontic tissue and whole body.
- DEN7000 : Assessment of Growth
This course is to discuss different methods and practical applications of the basic evaluation of patient's growth, development and orthopedic treatments with a growth modification and camouflage treatment and surgical procedures in patients with severe skeletal malocclusion by reviewing previous cases and data.
- DEN7001 : Adult Orthodontics
This course is to discuss the anatomic and physiologic differences in adults and adolescent populations in perioral structures. Practical orthodontic treatments will be discussed and dealt with the limitations in adult orthodontics and its treatment plans and procedures.
- DEN7002 : Surgico-Orthodontic Treatment
This course is to assess the surgical treatment procedures, considering the post surgical stability by understanding the anatomical and diagnostic characteristics of maxillofacial deformities. In addition, the goals and mechanics for pre and post operative orthodontic treatment will be discussed.
- DEN7003 : Perio-Orthodontics
This course is to investigate anatomical and physiological features of periodontal tissue. General topics in orthodontic treatments, and discuss diagnosis and treatment planning of periodontally compromised patients and different approaches and treatment procedures.
- DEN7004 : Orthodontic Physiology
This course is to introduce the mechanism of normal physical functions of stomatognathic systems, like swallowing and mastication, and investigate its effects to growth and considerations in clinical orthodontic treatment as well as prevention of abnormal oral functions.
- DEN7006 : Introduction of Orthodontic Biomechanics
This course is to review various studies about tooth movement and tissue reaction with respect to the direction & magnitude of force during orthodontic tooth movement, and discuss mechanical and biological principles applied in orthodontic force.
- DEN9000 : Early Orthodontic Treatment
This course is to discuss the effects of treatment time on final outcomes after understanding the rational, indications and advantages of early orthodontic treatment. Applications and effects of extra and intra oral appliances that are commonly used for early orthodontic treatment will be discussed.
- DEN9001 : New Trends of Orthodontics
This course is to investigate the recent trends in orthodontic treatment such as miniscrew implants, clear aligners and rapid orthodontics, and discuss the advantages of those treatments in comparison to conventional orthodontic treatment.
- DEN9002 : Relapse & Retention in Orthodontics
This course is to review literature on the relationship between post-orthodontic treatment relapse and physiologic, biologic principles and growth. Also discuss new possibilities for retention method and its clinical implications.
- DEN9003 : Prevention of Orthodontic Complications
This course is to analyze the cause for medical accidents which occur during orthodontic treatment regarding their patterns, and to discuss the prevention methods.
- DEN0004 : Dentofacial Deformities
A variety of diagnostic approaches and treatment methods of dentofacial deformities are discussed. The recent trends on clinical applications are discussed.
- DEN9005 : Orthopedics in Orthodontics
This course is to review literature and cases about general topics on principles, mechanism, treatment timing, indication and application of appliance and stability of orthopedic treatment utilizing growth and development of children with skeletal Class.II or Class III malocclusion, facial asymmetry, open bite and deep bite.
- DEN9006 : Orthodontic Biomechanics
This class is to study biomechanical concepts which are applied to orthodontic treatment planning for intrusion of the anterior teeth, traction of the impacted tooth, closure of the anterior teeth and the compromised skeletal discrepancy, and to investigate detail methods to improve the outcomes and efficiency of the orthodontic treatment.
- DEN9007 : Bone Biology in Clinical Orthodontics
This course reviews the basic and applied bone biology related to the eruption and orthodontic movement of teeth, normal and abnormal growth of the maxillofacial structure and its control, and the altered bone formation in the pathogenesis of various facial deformities, to understand the physiologic mechanism of the etiology of each malocclusion and to suggest efficient treatment modalities for each type of malocclusion and facial deformity.
- DEN7100 : Forensic Dentistry
Forensic dentistry deals with tooth and maxillofacial hard tissues which are resistant to changes including decomposition, and provide characteristics useful for individual identification.
- DEN7101 : Oral Medicine
Oral medicine deals with basic diagnosis of systemic diseases and their relation to dental treatment.
- DEN7102 : Analysis of Medical Dispute
Medical obligation, rights and errors are analyzed for prevention of medical disputes.
- DEN7103 : Emergency Management of TMD
Emergency management of TMD deals with diagnosis and treatment of emergent TMD in clinics.
- DEN7104 : Tongue Disease
Tongue is a primary organ of taste, speech, swallowing and mastication. Also, it reflects general conditions and manifests the signs and symptoms of many systemic diseases. Knowledge of tongue diseases provide the differential diagnosis and treatment approaches.
- DEN9100 : Dental Jurisprudence & Analysis of Cases
Types and the present state of medical dispute cases are analyzed to work out countermeasures for the disputes.
- DEN9101 : Stress & Orofacial Disease
Stress & Orofacial Diseases deal with treatment, etiology and interrelationship of orofacial pain, oral soft tissue diseases caused by stress.
- DEN9103 : Medical Errors & Communications
Medical Errors & Communications deal with disputes between doctors and patients which is an important aspect in practice.
- DEN9104 : Comprehension of Oral Medicine
Oral medicine deals with basic diagnosis of systemic diseases and their relation to dental treatment. The practice of oral medicine will provide optimal health care to patients through the diagnosis and management of oral diseases (Orofacial pain, oral mucosa diseases, etc)
- DEN9105 : Orofacial pain & biobehavioral treatment
Biobehavioral interventions are viewed as safe, reversible, and non-invasive, and for the most part they emphasize strategies under the patient's control. Biobehavioral modalities are useful and effective in the management of chronic pain. The phrase "biobehavioral" has gained acceptance as a collective term that refers to treatment approaches for chronic pain that are derived from the application of behavioral science theories and methods to change the perception and appraisal of pain and to ameliorate or eliminate the personal suffering and psychosocial dysfunction that often accompanies persistent pain conditions. It is necessary to know and apply it to manage the pain condition.
Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
- DEN7200 : Diagnostic Imaging of Jaw Lesions
The course will enable students to understand the diagnostic imaging techniques and interpret the images for diagnosing the diseases in the jaws.
- DEN7201 : Principle of Diagnostic Imaging
In this course, we study the basic physical properties and principles of radiographic equipment for understanding diagnostic images.
- DEN7202 : Diagnostic Imaging of
This course is for studying diagnostic imaging and its interpretations for the anatomic structures and diseases of the temporomandibular joint.
- DEN7204 : Differential Diagnosis of Jaw
Will study the radiologic and clinical findings and to make a differential diagnosis from the diseases having similar symptoms.
- DEN9200 : Differential Diagnosis of Oral &
In this course, we study the diseases in oral & maxillofacial area and its differential diagnosis.
- DEN9201 : Differential Diagnosis of Head &
In this course, we study the diseases in head and neck area and its differential diagnosis.
- DEN9202 : Diagnostic Imaging of Oral &
It enables students to understand the diagnostic imaging technique and interpret the imaging for diagnosing the diseases in oral and maxillofacial area.
- DEN9203 : Diagnostic Imaging of Head & Neck
It enables students to understand the diagnostic imaging techniques and interpret the images for diagnosing the diseases in head and neck area.
- DEN9204 : Sectional Imaging of Sinonasal
Will study the sectional images of the normal anatomy of the sinonasal cavities and to understand the findings of the various diseases occurring in the sinonoasal cavities.
- DEN9205 : Sectional Imaging of Upper
Will study the sectional images of the normal anatomy of the upper airway and to understand the findings of the various diseases occurring in the upper airway.
- DEN9206 : Sectional Imaging of Jaws &
Will study the sectional images of the normal anatomy of the jaws and temporomandibular joints and to understand the findings of the various diseases occurring in the jaws and temporomandibular joints.
- DEN9207 : Sectional Imaging of Neck
Will study the sectional images of the normal anatomy of the neck and to understand the findings of the various diseases occurring in the neck.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- DEN7300 : The Treatment of Congenital
Deformity in Oral & Maxillofacial
Embryology, pathogenesis and disability of cleft lip & palate and the physiologic treatment modality.
- DEN7301 : Maxillofacial Infections
The origins of infection in teeth and maxillofacial regions, its systemic effect and treatment are studied.
- DEN7302 : Craniomaxillofacial
The course provides the basic concept of the dental implant, treatment of congenital deformity and acquired large defect of oral & maxillofacial region. The course covers the related anatomy, design and esthetic restoration.
- DEN7303 : Diagnosis of Developmental
The scope of this course encompasses the understanding the maxillofacial shape, function, and the causative factors of non-congenital craniomaxillofacial & occlusal developmental disturbances. It will also focus on the treatment planning and the clinical application based on the diagnosis.
- DEN7304 : Emergencies & Treatments in
This course is to consider the diagnoses, the treatments and the prevention of general complications and side effects which can occur in dental offices.
- DEN7305 : Pediatric Oral &
The course will discuss pediatric surgical patients concerning psychosomatic aspects of growth and development, and furthermore, clinical applications to other areas in oral & maxillofacial surgery.
- DEN7306 : Tooth Replantation
The course will introduce topics on tooth replantation after traumatic tooth injury and intentional replantation for the purpose of salvage.
- DEN7307 : Oral & Maxillofacial
This course is to study the new research findings on types, diagnosis, treatment planning and methods for oral & maxillofacial trauma.
- DEN7308 : Emergency Oral &
This course covers the topics associated with the clinical oral & maxillofacial surgery, such as, oral bleeding, trauma, infection, maxillary sinus perforation, nerve injury, pulmonary aspiration, et al.
- DEN7309 : Surgery on Salivary glands
Will study the surgical treatment of salivary glands on the basis of anatomical and physiologic properties.
- DEN7310 : Maxillofacial Plastic &
Will study and discuss materials used for functional and esthetic reconstruction of maxillofacial soft and hard tissue.
- DEN7311 : TMJ Surgery
Various surgical methods applicable to temporomandibular joint will be discussed.
- DEN9300 : The Treatment of
Developmental Deformity in Oral & Maxillofacial
Pathogenesis, disability of DFD and the diagnosis and the functional treatment of DFD.
- DEN9301 : Orthognathic Surgery
Will study the topics on diagnosis, operation and post-op. management of dentofacial deformities.
- DEN9302 : Treatment of Oral &
The aim of this course is to study the characteristics of oral & maxillofacial tumors, treatment and prognosis.
- DEN9303 : Congenital Maxillofacial
Deformities & their Developments
The aim of this course lies in the understanding the congenital craniomaxillofacial deformities in terms of etiology, developing mechanism, and its related experimental research.
- DEN9304 : Conscious Sedation in
This course is to absorb the concepts of the conscious sedation and to understand the process of conscious sedation, and to establish the practical clinical knowledge to perform the conscious sedation, and their potential side effects and complications.
- DEN9305 : Micro-Reconstructive
The course will cover historical significance and the concepts of micro-reconstructive surgery for maxillofacial hard and soft tissue reconstruction and microsurgical repair of motor and sensory nerves in oral & maxillofacial region related to traumatic injury and ablative tumor surgery.
- DEN9306 : Surgical Treatment of TMJ
The various approaches to the TMJ surgery with their implications and complications are discussed.
- DEN9307 : Obstructive Sleep Apnea
The course is to study the etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment modalities emphasizing the surgical maneuver and to discuss the clinical cases of obstructive sleep apnea.
- DEN9308 : Oral Surgical Care in
Medically Compromised Patients
This course covers the topics on the contents associated with hospital dental surgical care in medically compromised patients, such as, cardiopulmonary, hemorrhagic, endocrine, and various malignant tumor patients.
- DEN9309 : Tissue Engineering for
Will study methods of orofacial reconstruction using tissue engineering.
- DEN9310 : Preprosthetic Surgery
In the course the students will study and discuss essential surgical procedures (special exodontias, soft tissue manage, augmentation of alveolar bone, implant surgery, sinus lift etc.) before denture or implant prosthodontic treatment.
- DEN9311 : Pathophysiology of TMJ
This course will discuss topics on pathophysiology of temporomandibular joint, which is useful to making diagnosis and treatment plan of the temporomandibular disorders.
- DEN7400 : Trauma & Surgical
The objective of the course is to acquire the knowledge of treating traumatized teeth and surgical approach when endodontic treatment has failed.
- DEN7401 : Multi-Disciplinary
Approaches in Endodontic Therapy
The objective of the course is to develop treatment plans associated with success and failure in endodontics and complicated cases associated with periodontic, prosthodontics, pedodontics, and orthodontics problems.
- DEN7402 : Dentin-Pulp Complex
The goal is to study pulpal reaction to dentin caries, operative treatment and direct & indirect pulp capping.
- DEN7404 : Intra-Canal
The objective of the course is to diversify the procedures and to advance the quality of treatment through studying clinical literature review concerning access cavity preparation, filling, medication, and radiologic, microbiologic and materialistic research papers.
- DEN7405 : Esthetic
The course is designed to study the rapidly changing concepts and to advance the quality of treatment of composite resins and ceramic restoration by studying clinical literature.
- DEN7406 : Patho-Phsiological
Consideration Pulpal Disease
The goal of the course is to develop the abilities to diagnose and to acquire basic knowledge leading to optimal treatment planning through the study of anatomy, histopathology, pain and clinical literature.
- DEN7407 : Biologic aspcet of
Restoration of the original tooth function and anatomy is the optimal goal of restorative treatment. In this class, we will discuss which factors should be considered and how to deal the pulp-dentin complex to obtain the ideal restoration.
- DEN9400 : Enamel-Dentin
The objective is to study tooth structure as enamel-dentin complex.
- DEN9401 : Dental Traumatology
The objective is to understand pathogenic changes of traumatized teeth and study its treatment.
- DEN9402 : Esthetics & Tooth
Will discuss esthetic considerations and tooth bleaching.
- DEN9403 : Microorganisms &
Most pathoses of the dental pulp and periradicular tissues are either directly or indirectly related to microorganisms. Knowledge of the bacteria associated with endodontic pathoses is important in understanding the disease process and a sound rationale for treatment. This course discusses bacteria associated with pulpal and periradicular disease, infection control, and the treatment of endodontic infections including adjunctive antibiotic therapy.
- DEN9405 : Methodology in
The students in the course will study the esthetic adhesive materials and clinical applications.
- DEN9406 : Patho-Physioligy of
Pulpal & Periradicular Disease
The objective is to study and acquire dental and general medical knowledge related to patho-physiology of pulpal and periradicular diseases planning for further study.
- DEN9407 : Past, present & the
future of operative dentistry
For the past 100 or so years operative treatment has been developed and advanced. The treatment concept of amalgam was changed a lot because of the introduction of dental composite and bonding agents. In this lecture, we will discuss the most recently introduced concepts of operative treatment.
- DEN7500 : Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous
The prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients is to restore stomatognathic function. The conventional complete dentures and over-denture can include the use of dental implants.
- DEN7501 : Removable Partial Denture Design
This course is offered for the studenrts to gain general knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment planning for patients requiring removable partial denture, and gain ability to design partial dentures and apply in clinical situation though various clinical cases.
- DEN7502 : Clinical Study of Fixed Prosthodontics
Clinical standardized procedures and the materials which are used in fixed prosthodontics will be discussed and summarized.
- DEN7503 : Treatment Planning for Dental Implants
This seminar is to provide the guidelines to the practitioners to make the proper treatment plans and procedures by studying current literatures.
- DEN7504 : Biomaterial Science for Prosthodontics
The goal of the course is to introduce the students to the basic principles of biomaterial science for prosthodontics and extending the knowledge to the concepts of new biomaterials.
- DEN7505 : Basic & Clinical Implant Dentistry
This course provides basic knowledge on implant dentistry, implant components, biomechanics, and their application to clinical dentistry.
- DEN7506 : Clinical Removable Partial Denture
This didactic and pre-clinic course will discuss the key points in practicing removable partial denture for the restoration of the partially edentulous patient.
- DEN7507 : Adhesive Dentistry in the Anterior
The advances in adhesive dentistry dramatically enhanced the quality of the esthetic restoration especially in the anterior dentition. The types and applications of adhesive restoration will be discussed.
- DEN9500 : Communicationg & Understanding with
In patient management, the relationship between the patients and the clinicians has one of the most important influences in the success and failure of a treatment that is to be delivered. This relationship starts from the first encounter, and throughout the interactions between two, whilst the mutual trust and respect are being developed.
- DEN9501 : Success & Failure of Dental Implants
From some failed implant cases, the reasons for failures were analyzed and evaluated. An improvement in clinical operation, material and choices in implant systems are discussed to improve the long term success rates of implants.
- DEN9502 : Perio-Prosthodontics
The objectives of the prosthodontics are preservation of the healthy tissue and rehabilitation of the functions and esthetic that were lost. It is almost impossible to establish prosthodontic treatment plan by itself without periodontal considerations. In this respect the periodontal factors associated with prosthodontics will be discussed in detail.
- DEN9503 : Advanced Removable Prosthodontics
This course is to study the advanced treatments for edentulous patients such as interim denture, immediate denture, overdenture prosthodontics and implant related removable prosthodontics.
- DEN9504 : Patient Management in Clinical
The objective of this course is to enhance the skills of communications and practice management to effectively deal with the patients.
- DEN9505 : Basic Research in Implantology
This course studies the current trend of implant dentistry, the past and ongoing biomechanical research findings on the osseointegration and implant designs.
- DEN9506 : Precision Attachment in Removable
In this course will have the students choose one of the attachment systems and utilize it to fabricate the removable partial dentures.
- DEN9507 : Interdisciplinary Approach for the Oral
In clinical dentistry, a multidisciplinary approach is inevitable to get a high quality treatment outcome. Multidisciplinary aspects on diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment will be discussed.
DEN7600 : Pulp Treatment in Pediatric Dental
This course is to study the pulp of the primary and immature permanent teeth and discuss the pulpal treatment.
- DEN7601 : Child Management in Dental Office
A goal of the course is to promote positive dental attitudes and improve the dental health policies. This course will discuss the psychological, and nonpharmacological approaches to managing children's behavior during the treatment.
- DEN7602 : Treatment Planning in Pediatric
This course is designed to study treatment plan for effective dental care and learn from clinical procedure.
- DEN7603 : Dental Traumatology in Pediatric
The objective of the course is to learn about diagnosis and treatment of dental injuries in pediatric patients.
- DEN7604 : Preventive Orthodontics
This course covers the study of abnormal development of dentition and proper treatment strategy for prevention of malocclusion.
- DEN9600 : Treatment of Abonormal Growth &
Development of Tooth &
This course is to introduce congenital and acquired disorders of teeth and oral tissue development, and study its treatment method.
- DEN9601 : Sports Dentistry
This course is to study the treatment of orofacial injuries and the prevention of sports-related orofacial injuries.
- DEN9602 : Dental Care for the Disabled
This course will discuss topics on patient management, treatment plans and preventive dentistry of the disabled children.
- DEN9603 : Oral Pathology & Medicine in
This course will study soft tissue disease and oral medicine problems in pediatric patients.
- DEN9604 : Occlusal Guidance in Pediatric
This course will to study the proper guiding method of favorable eruption in mixed dentition.
- DEN7700 : Studies of Periodontal
The objective of this course is to study the principles of periodontal tissue regeneration and techniques to enhance tissue regeneration.
- DEN7701 : Preventive Periodontics
The objective of this course is to investigate the etiologic factors of periodontal disease and its prevention.
- DEN7702 : Combined Periodontal Therapy
The objective of this course is to study dental implantology, orthodontics and endodontics related to periodontium.
- DEN7703 : Etiology of Periodontal Disease
The purpose of this course is to study etiologic elements of various periodontal diseases.
- DEN7704 : Basic Periodontal Treatment
This course will introduce principles and methods of basic periodontal treatments including surgical and non-surgical periodontal procedures.
- DEN7705 : Periodontal Disease & Disease of
The aim of this course is to study histologic features, pathogenesis and treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis.
- DEN9700 : Studies of Treatment in Advanced
This course is designed to discuss diagnosis, treatment and tissue healing in advanced periodontitis.
- DEN9701 : Esthetic Periodontics
This course deals with esthetic problems incurred by disease progression, sequelae of a periodontal treatment.
- DEN9702 : Guided Bone Regeneration
This course deals with esthetic problems and a periodontal treatment.
- DEN9703 : Systemic Desease & Periodontal
The objective of this course is to study the impact of systemic diseases on periodontal tissue, and the relationship between genetics, immunology and periodontal disease.
- DEN9704 : Host Defense Mechanism in
The objective of this course is to study innate and acquired immune mechanisms related to periodontal diseases.
- DEN9705 : Studies for Successful Implant
The aim of this course is to enhance the success rate of implant treatment by providing the findings of clinical research.