This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2021-2022 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

PROS 628. Clinical Principles of Implantology Lab. 1 Hour.

Semester course; 48 lab contact hours. 1credit. Enrollment restricted to admitted dental students. Offered in tandem with a lecture course and providing didactic information on the same topic, this course is a preclinical laboratory experience for predoctoral students, designed to introduce necessary clinical skills for dental implantology. Simulated activities include diagnosis and treatment planning, fabrication of a surgical guide, implant surgery, implant prosthodontic impression making, master cast fabrication, implant crown provisionalization, and implant overdenture treatment skills. Students will see demonstrations of cone-beam CT scan technology, computer-based software for implant surgical treatment planning and computer-based CAD-CAM design for custom implant abutments.

Dentistry, Master of Science in (M.S.D.) with a concentration in prosthodontics

The advanced dental specialty education program in prosthodontics offers the resident a comprehensive 36-month course of study in clinical and didactic prosthodontics. The program is designed to educate qualified individuals to pursue careers as practicing clinical dental specialists in prosthodontics. The program will train new generations of prosthodontists through the combination of conventional prosthodontics and advanced digital technology, enabling graduates to provide state-of-the-art prosthodontic care for patients requiring complex prosthodontic care.

Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.)

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