D.M.D. – Four-Year Program (215.5 credits)

Offered by: Dentistry     Degree: DMD

Program Requirements

Note: The curriculum is under constant revision.

Curriculum Outline

Year 1 and Year 2, Fundamentals of Dentistry (FMD)

  • DENT 101J1 Dentistry Apprenticeship 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Guiding and mentoring students in their transition from introduction to the practice of dentistry. Students transition from laypeople to dentists, promoting professionalism, a patient-centered approach, and self-reflection with dental management of medically compromised patients using introductory preclinical skills.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Ying Wai Sia, Frances Anne Power, Irwin M Fried (Fall)

  • DENT 101J2 Dentistry Apprenticeship 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : See DENT 101J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Ying Wai Sia, Nathalie Morin (Winter)

  • DENT 101J3 Dentistry Apprenticeship 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : See DENT 101J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Nathalie Morin, Ying Wai Sia (Summer)

  • DENT 125D1 Oral Health Research 1 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to health research with a focus on oral health research. Overview of research fundamentals through exposure to research activities at the Faculty of Dentistry. Exploring why research is important for clinical training.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Zovinar Der Khatchadourian (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to DMD students only.

    • Students must also register for DENT 125D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 125D1 and DENT 125D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

  • DENT 125D2 Oral Health Research 1 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to health research with a focus on oral health research. Overview of research fundamentals through exposure to research activities at the Faculty of Dentistry. Exploring why research is important for clinical training.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Zovinar Der Khatchadourian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 125D1.

    • Open to DMD students only.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 125D1 and DENT 125D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

  • DENT 210 Introduction to Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to oral diagnosis and oral medicine of dentistry. Didactic component includes history taking, patient’s workup, differential diagnosis, and treatment planning.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Ying Wai Sia (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): DENT 101J1/J2/J3.

    • Restriction(s): Open to DMD students only.

  • INDS 111 Molecules to Global Health (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the scope of medical and dental practice, from the molecular to global health. Basic principles of pathology and pharmacology, concepts of disease, and the role of the physician and dentist in the Canadian health care system.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 112 Respiration (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of respiratory system diseases as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to pulmonary disease will be introduced to students.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 113 Circulation (8 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of cardiac and circulatory diseases and elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to cardiac disease.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 114 Digestion and Metabolism (8 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases and metabolic disorders as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 115 Renal (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of renal diseases and electrolyte disorders as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to renal diseases.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 116 Defense (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of infectious diseases, immunological disorders, and diseases of the skin as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2016, Summer 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 117 Infection (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of endocrine disorders as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 118 Movement (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of disorders of bones, joints, muscles and peripheral nerves as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 119J1 Clinical Method 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to medical interviewing and communication skills using the Calgary-Cambridge approach, to foundational physical examination skills and writing case history using the McGill Case Report template.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Students must also register for INDS 119J2 and INDS 119J3.

  • INDS 119J2 Clinical Method 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to medical interviewing and communication skills using the Calgary-Cambridge approach, to foundational physical examination skills and writing case history using the McGill Case Report template.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 119J1

  • INDS 119J3 Clinical Method 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to medical interviewing and communication skills using the Calgary-Cambridge approach, to foundational physical examination skills and writing case history using the McGill Case Report template.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 119J2

  • INDS 125J1 Reflection and Evaluation 1 *

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Development of lifelong learning skills; promotion of the integration cumulative knowledge through self-reflection and understanding of the clinical correlation of the factual biological and social sciences learned in INDS 111, INDS 112 and INDS 113.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Students must also register for INDS 125J2 and INDS 125J3.

  • INDS 125J2 Reflection and Evaluation 1 *

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 125J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • INDS 125J3 Reflection and Evaluation 1 *

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 125J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • INDS 211 Reproduction and Sexuality (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of normal sexual and reproductive function and diseases of the reproductive organs as well as relevant elements of the physical examination and clinical interview.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs that have passed all courses within Promotion Period I.

  • INDS 212 Human Behaviour (12 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of psychiatric disorders and diseases of the central nervous system as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only that have passed all courses within Promotion Period I.

  • INDS 225 Reflection and Evaluation 2 *

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Development of lifefong learning skills; promotion of the integration of cumulative knowledge through self-reflection and understanding of the clinical correlation of the factual biological and social sciences learned in INDS 211 and INDS 212.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

* non-credit course

Year 2 DMD

  • DENT 201 Dentistry Apprenticeship 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Guiding and mentoring students in their transition from laypeople to dentists, promoting professionalism, patient-centred approach, and self-reflection.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Shahrokh Esfandiari (Fall)

    • Restriction: D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 215D1 Tooth Movement (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the basic concepts of Orthodontics and management of malocclusions with extensive laboratory and clinical activities.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Jean-Marc Retrouvey (Winter)

    • Students must register for both DENT 215D1 and DENT 215D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 215D1 and DENT 215D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 215D2 Tooth Movement (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the basic concepts of Orthodontics and management of malocclusions with extensive laboratory and clinical activities.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Jean-Marc Retrouvey (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 215D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 215D1 and DENT 215D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 217 Foundations of Dentistry (7 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction of the head and neck anatomy, growth, development of the oral-facial complex, and glands. It also deals with the basic sciences of pain, hard tissues, cariology, and infection control. Extensive head and neck anatomy laboratory work.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Paul J Allison (Winter)

    • Open to DMD students only.

  • DENT 218D1 Support Tissue (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the normal and diseased pathways of periodontal structures. Clinical exercises on how to assess periodontal health.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Omid Kiarash (Winter)

    • Students must also register for DENT 218D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 218D1 and DENT 218D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 218D2 Support Tissue (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the normal and diseased pathways of periodontal structures. Clinical exercises on how to assess periodontal health.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Omid Kiarash (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 218D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 218D1 and DENT 218D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 220D1 Introduction to Restorative Dentistry (6.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to pre-clinical dental activities including training in restorative dentistry, fixed prosthodontics and operative dentistry. Extensive laboratory work in a pre-clinical dental setting is involved.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Samer Abi-Nader, John Drummond (Winter)

    • Students must also register for DENT 220D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 220D1 and DENT 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 220D2 Introduction to Restorative Dentistry (6.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to pre-clinical dental activities including training in restorative dentistry, fixed prosthodontics and operative dentistry. Extensive laboratory work in a pre-clinical dental setting is involved.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Samer Abi-Nader, John Drummond (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 220D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 220D1 and DENT 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 221D1 Tooth Loss (2.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the concept of edentulism, including both partial and complete restorative solutions for edentulous spaces within the oral cavity. Extensive laboratory and clinical components are involved.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Raphael de Souza (Winter)

    • Students must also register for DENT 221D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 221D1 and DENT 221D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 221D2 Tooth Loss (2.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the concept of edentulism, including both partial and complete restorative solutions for edentulous spaces within the oral cavity. Extensive laboratory and clinical components are involved.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Raphael de Souza (Summer)

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 221D1 and DENT 221D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Open to DMD students only.

  • DENT 222D1 Radiology (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Physics and biologic effects of radiation, radiation protection, imaging principles and techniques and radiographic interpretation of caries, periodontal and periapical disease.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Daniel Turgeon, Matthieu Schmittbuhl (Winter)

    • Students must also register for DENT 222D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 222D1 and DENT 222D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 222D2 Radiology (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Physics and biologic effects of radiation, radiation protection, imaging principles and techniques and radiographic interpretation of caries, periodontal and periapical disease.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Daniel Turgeon, Matthieu Schmittbuhl (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 222D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 222D1 and DENT 222D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 224D1 Transition to Clinic (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to the clinical environment following preclinical work, including the implementation of theoretical knowledge of different areas of dentistry while addressing patient care, infection control, and anesthetics needs.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Roy Raviv (Winter)

    • Students must also register for DENT 224D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 224D1 and DENT 224D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 224D2 Transition to Clinic (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : SEE DENT 224D1.

    Terms: Summer 2016

    Instructors: Roy Raviv (Summer)

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 224D1 and DENT 224D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Prerequisite: DENT 224D1.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

  • DENT 225D1 Oral Health Research 2 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Developing familiarity with oral health research, from research design to hands on experience in conducting research with relevance to clinical dental training.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Mary Ellen Macdonald (Fall)

    • Students must also register for DENT 225D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 225D1 and DENT 225D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

    • Prerequisite(s): DENT 125D1/D2

  • DENT 225D2 Oral Health Research 2 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : see DENT 225D1

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Mary Ellen Macdonald (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 225D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 225D1 and DENT 225D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open to D.M.D. students only.

    • Prerequisite(s): DENT 125D1/D2

Year 3 DMD

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Faculty of Dentistry—2015-2016 (last updated Aug. 20, 2015) (disclaimer)