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.

Oral Surgery (SURG)

SURG 501 Oral Surgery (2) Introduction to surgical dentistry, armamentarium and procedures; exodontics; infection; post operative care; repair of bone and soft tissue; acute injury; cysts, sinuses, nerve injury, biopsy.

SURG 562abc Clinic: Oral Surgery I (0-0-1) Supervised clinical experience in health history, surgical evaluation, extraction of teeth, and minor oral surgery procedures. Includes special case seminars.

SURG 563abc Clinic: Oral Surgery II (0-0-1) Supervised clinical experience in health history, surgical evaluation, extraction of teeth, and minor oral surgery procedures. Includes special case seminars.

SURG 564abcd Clinic: Hospital Oral Surgery (0-0-0-1) Observation of inpatient and outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery, participation in clinic care of patients with dento-alveolar pathology, introduction to management of medically compromised patient.

SURG 611abc Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (0-0-4) More advanced instruction in oral and maxillofacial surgery and related diseases as appropriate to the practice of general dentistry; extensive clinical experience.

SURG 701ab Seminar: Advanced Oral Surgery (2-2) Problems in advanced oral surgery and hospital oral surgery including student presentations and critique of clinical cases.

SURG 702ab Seminar: Review of the Oral Surgery Literature (2-2) Critical analysis of recent oral surgery and other related literature.

SURG 708ab Orthognathic Surgery (a: 2, Fa; b: 2, Sp) Surgical planning and treatment of patients with skeletal deformities.

SURG 721 Surgical Anatomy (2) Intensive review of anatomy relevant to the practice of oral surgery. Includes dissections and animal surgery.

SURG 761abcd Clinic: Advanced Oral Surgery (1-10 each) Clinical evaluation and surgical treatment of dento-alveolar disease in out-patient clinic.

SURG 763abcd Clinic: Advanced Hospital Oral Surgery and Anesthesia (1-10 each) Surgical treatment of patients and service in medical anesthesia at the LAC+USC Medical Center.