Dentistry, D.M.D.

KORNBERG SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

About the Program

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University offers a four-year pre-doctoral program leading to the Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree.

Time Limit for Degree Completion: 4 years

Campus Location: Health Sciences Center

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: Full-time study is required.

Job Prospects: Graduates of the program are employed in a variety of diverse general dentistry settings.

Non-Matriculated Student Policy: Coursework may not be taken on a non-matriculated basis.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadline:

Fall: January 15

APPLY ONLINE to this professional program.

Applicants for the Dentistry D.M.D. must utilize the Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS), which is a centralized application service for all U.S. dental schools sponsored by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). The ADEA AADSAS application must be completed via the ADEA's website at https://www.adea.org/aadsas/.

Additional information regarding the application process is found at https://dentistry.temple.edu/academics/how-apply. In brief, applicants must have:

  • Completed a minimum of 90 semester hours at an accredited college or university.
  • Completed at least one year of college and all dental prerequisite courses in the United States or Canada if the student was educated at an institution outside the United States or Canada.
  • Completed a minimum of eight semester hours in each of the following subjects, all with laboratory experience: biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. It is also highly recommended that the student gained exposure to advanced science courses, particularly anatomy, biochemistry, histology, and physiology.
  • Completed six semester hours in English.
  • Met the Technical Standards described at https://dentistry.temple.edu/sites/dentistry/files/uploads/Technical%20Standards%202011.pdf.

Letters of Reference:
Number Required: 2

From Whom: Letters of recommendation should be obtained from science professors or pre-health committee members.

Degree Required for Admission Consideration: Applicants should have completed a minimum of 90 semester hours from an accredited college or university. Students who have completed a baccalaureate degree are given preference in the admissions process.

Standardized Test Scores:
DAT: Required. Applications will not be reviewed without reported DAT scores. DAT scores more than two years old at the time of application will not be accepted. Proficiency in English must be demonstrated as determined through the interview, essays, and Reading Comprehension score on the DAT.

Transcripts: Complete official transcripts for all undergraduate coursework must be submitted.

Interview: Applicants are invited to visit the Kornberg School of Dentistry for a formal interview. The visit involves meeting with current students in the program, touring the facility, reviewing financial aid and housing procedures, and an interview. The applicant is given an opportunity to learn more about Temple and to review the submitted application. The interview affords the Admissions Committee an opportunity to learn more about the applicant and to gauge motivation, approach to problems, and communication skills.

Acceptance: Decisions are made starting December 1. Admission is rolling after that date. Upon acceptance, a non-refundable deposit is required to hold a seat in the class.

Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required: 219

Required Courses:

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
DENT D100Biochemistry4
DENT D101General & Oral Histology6
DENT D120The Practice and Profession of Dentistry2
DENT D150Dental Materials I1
DENT D162Restorative Dentistry I – Lecture2
DENT D163Restorative Dentistry I – Lab2
 Term Credit Hours17
Spring
DENT D139DPH I: Cariology, EBD and Principles of Prevention1
DENT D202Gross Anatomy6
DENT D203Neuroanatomy2
DENT D262Restorative Dentistry II Lecture4
DENT D263Restorative Dentistry II Lab4
 Term Credit Hours17
Summer
DENT D108Science in Dental Practice I1
DENT D200Inflammation, Infection and Wound Healing3
DENT D204The Nervous System and Pain3
DENT D210Postnatal Craniofacial Growth and Cephalometrics2
DENT D211Behavioral Science I1
 Term Credit Hours10
Year 2
Fall
DENT D300Human Systems and Disease I5
DENT D301Human Systems and Disease II5
DENT D339Oral Surgery I1
DENT D360Restorative Dentistry III Lecture4
DENT D361Restorative Dentistry III Lab4
DENT D373Principles of Periodontology I2
 Term Credit Hours21
Spring
DENT D402DPH II - Health Promotion in Populations1
DENT D408Oral Pathology I3
DENT D420Intro Clinical Dentistry2
DENT D442Pre-Clinical Radiography2
DENT D456Restorative Dentistry IV Lecture3
DENT D457Restorative Dentistry IV Lab3
DENT D465Oral Radiology1
DENT D466Pediatric Dentistry Lecture and Laboratory3
DENT D473Principles of Periodontology II2
DENT D478Local Anesthesia and Pain Control1
 Term Credit Hours21
Summer
DENT D401Dental Ethics and Jurisprudence1
DENT D403Advanced Restorative Dentistry Lecture and Lab3
DENT D421Treatment Planning1
DENT D422Medical Emergencies1
DENT D452Endodontology Lecture2
DENT D453Endodontology Laboratory1
DENT D589Jr. Summer Clinic I9
DENT D599Jr. Summer Clinic II6
 Term Credit Hours24
Year 3
Fall
DENT D506Oral Pathology II3
DENT D510Basic Interdisciplinary Implant2
DENT D552Endodontology1
DENT D553Restorative Dentistry V2
DENT D567Oral Radiology1
DENT D568Oral Surgery1
DENT D573Periodontal Therapy and Treatment Planning1
DENT D591Jr. Practice of Dentistry7
 Term Credit Hours18
Spring
DENT D505Medicine1
DENT D608Radiology1
DENT D610Adv Interdis Implant1
DENT D637Practice Management I1
DENT D662Restorative Dentistry VI1
DENT D666Pediatric Dentistry1
DENT D668Oral Surgery1
DENT D671Ortho Consideration in General Dental Practice1
DENT D674Admissions Clinic I1
DENT D675Emergency/Oral Surg. Cl.2
DENT D676Radiology Clinic I1
DENT D691Orthodontics-Clinic1
DENT D692Endodontology-Clinic2
DENT D693Periodontology Clinic2
DENT D696Pediatric Dent-Clinic2
DENT D697Restor Dent Clinic Jr6
 Term Credit Hours25
Summer
DENT D600Senior Summer Clinic12
DENT D611Practice Management II1
DENT D644Dentistry for Patients with Special Needs1
DENT D660Behavioral Science II1
DENT D700Summer Clinic II6
 Term Credit Hours21
Year 4
Fall
DENT D790Sr. Pract of Dentistry12
 Term Credit Hours12
Spring
DENT D801Science in Dental Practice II2
DENT D808Comprehensive Care1
DENT D809Practice Management III1
DENT D810DPH III: Community Health Engagement2
DENT D874Admissions Clinic II1
DENT D875Emergency/Oral Surg. Cl.3
DENT D876Radiology Clinic II2
DENT D892Endodontology-Clinic3
DENT D893Periodontology-Clinic3
DENT D896Pediatric Dent-Clinic3
DENT D897Restor Dent Clinic Sr12
 Term Credit Hours33
 Total Credit Hours: 219

Courses

DENT D500. Adv. Emergency Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D504. Medicine I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D505. Medicine. 1 Credit Hour.

There will be 13 hours of lecture, a one-hour Midterm Exam and a two-hour Final Exam. The Midterm Exam will count for 45% of the course grade and the Final Exam for 55%. Credit for the course will be one semester hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D506. Oral Pathology II. 3 Credit Hours.

Students receive instruction regarding the etiology, clinical features, histopathology, pathogenesis, treatment, and prognosis of diseases and developmental abnormalities that commonly affect the oral and maxillofacial complex. When appropriate, the radiographic features of pathologic processes are discussed. Students are taught to formulate appropriate clinical and radiographic differential diagnoses for soft and hard tissue abnormalities of the oral and perioral region. Indications for patient referral to medical or dental specialists for diagnostic evaluation or disease management are presented. Critical thinking is emphasized in case-based modules. Blackboard will be used as an adjunct teaching tool for instruction (subject material and images) and posting of grades. Case based clinical pathologic correlation (CPC) sessions will be held during the course at the end of each differential diagnosis section.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D507. Pharmacology. 4 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D510. Basic Interdisciplinary Implant. 2 Credit Hours.

Basic Interdisciplinary Implantology is a lecture and laboratory series. This course will provide an introduction to historical and technologic development of present day dental implants. It will examine the implant-bone interface and the concept of osseointegration, along with discussion on the biomechanical consideration directed at both the dental implant and prosthesis. A review of the process for the formulation of a preoperative patient evaluation, pre surgical preparation, and comprehensive implant treatment planning will be reviewed. This will include treatment options discussed based on prosthetic need and surgical techniques. This course will also incorporate impression taking, fabrication of a surgical stent, and implant placement. Insights into potential complications, advanced surgical procedures related to dental implants, and preventative maintenance protocol will also be presented in the lectures.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D522. Medical Emergencies. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D532. Medicine I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D534. Gerontology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D552. Endodontology. 1 Credit Hour.

Endodontology (D552) is a lecture series designed to offer the student fundamental knowledge in endodontics making emphasis in its clinical application. With a biological perspective, topics such as traumatic injuries of the tooth, endodontic surgery, as well as relationship between endodontics and other dental and medical disciplines is discussed, helping the student to make a smooth transition to the endodontic clinic.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D553. Restorative Dentistry V. 2 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to build on DENT D421 (Treatment Planning) providing a further and more detailed knowledge of comprehensive treatment planning. This includes collecting and evaluating dental records as well as pertinent medical and dental findings. Students will understand how to establish a proper diagnosis. Utilizing the obtained records and diagnoses, the student will learn how to develop treatment options and ultimately a sequential treatment plan. Through weekly small group seminars, emphasis will be placed on the thought process of gathering and evaluation of pertinent data resulting in the development of treatment options as well as techniques for communicating a treatment plan to patients. The small group meetings will be followed by the class meeting in a lecture format where treatment planning concepts as well as treatment principles used in the treatment cases will be reviewed and reinforced.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D554. Removable Prosthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D556. Fixed Prosthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D557. Medicine I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D560. Operative Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D564. Medicine II. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D565. Internal Medicine. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D566. Oral Pediatrics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D567. Oral Radiology. 1 Credit Hour.

This course consists of a series of lectures that deal with fundamentals of radiographic interpretation, radiation biology and protection, selection criteria of radiography, the appearances of normal radiographic anatomy, variations of normal, and abnormalities or disease processes, which are common in the oral and maxillofacial region.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D568. Oral Surgery. 1 Credit Hour.

A continuation of D339, emphasizing the basic Oral and Maxillofacial management of patients within the scope of the general practitioner. Some advanced concepts are introduced.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D573. Periodontal Therapy and Treatment Planning. 1 Credit Hour.

A team approach, lecture series course providing evidence-based principles and case based examples of the surgical treatment of periodontal disease. It will present a variety of procedures including the general principles of periodontal surgery, flap designs, gingivectomy techniques, resective osseous surgery, regenerative procedures using bone grafting materials, membranes and biologics, management of furcation problems, periodontal plastic and esthetic surgery and care before and after the surgical procedures. Emphasis will be placed on proper diagnosis and treatment planning through case presentations in class and through a Wiki project. Course prerequisites: successful completion of the sophomore year of the DMD program, and enrollment in junior year.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D578. Local Anes/Pain Cont II. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D589. Jr. Summer Clinic I. 9 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D590. Clin Prog in Oper Dent. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D591. Jr. Practice of Dentistry. 7 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D592. Clin Prog in Endontology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D593. Clin Prog in Periodontgy. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D594. Clin Prog in Oral Med. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D595. Clin Prog in Prosthodon. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D596. Clin Prog in Pedodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D598. Clin Prog in Oral Surg. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D599. Jr. Summer Clinic II. 6 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D600. Senior Summer Clinic. 12 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D603. Adv. Emergency Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D608. Radiology. 1 Credit Hour.

This course consists of a series of lectures that deal with the concepts of radiographic interpretation of maxillofacial abnormalities or diseases. The course goals are to provide the information and experience necessary for the student to be able to recognize abnormalities or diseases that commonly affect the maxillofacial complex. Radiographic, CT and MRI images are used extensively to demonstrate representative interpretations.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D609. Orthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

This course introduces the student to the practice of orthodontics. Also included in the course are presentations of armamentarium and novel systems of orthodontic treatment. The Invisalign System is emphasized. Primarily, this course is designed to enable the student to interact with the orthodontic specialist and the patient for the management of complex orthodontic problems. Additionally, the student will receive practical information on managing the dental practice.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D610. Adv Interdis Implant. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D611. Practice Management II. 1 Credit Hour.

This course aims to inform students about different areas in Practice Management that can be applied in the practice of dentistry. Since dental students are about to enter the senior year, this course will provide information on different business models, areas or marketing, finance and accounting, as well as prepare students to practice dentistry in a successful business environment.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D612. Advanced Restorative Dentistry Lecture & Lab. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D620. Dental Ethics. 1 Credit Hour.

Dental Ethics is concerned with medical ethical issues as they relate to dentistry, in the context of a patient centered educational experience. Instruction consists of lectures and class discussions of cases. Readings and cases will be made available electronically before the scheduled lecture. Students should read the material and cases before coming to class, print this material and bring it with them to class. Each lecture and case will be centered on a given topic. Participation by students, in the form of questions or comments, is strongly encouraged during class time. Supervised Small Group Discussions (SGDs): Students will be divided into twenty equal groups. During class, every group of students will be given approximately twenty minutes to discuss a case related to the reading and lecture. An elected or otherwise designated "reporter" for each group will then be required to complete a worksheet summarizing the discussion by responding to a number of pre-set questions. Every student serves at least once as a reporter. The completed worksheet is submitted for grading to the course director at the end of the session. Two such SGD cases are to be supplied by the students, as follows: Student Supplied Small Group Discussion Cases: Each group will be required to write and submit a case stemming from a student's own clinical experience at the School. Three such cases will then be discussed as an SGD by the whole class.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D635. Dental Jurisprudence. 1 Credit Hour.

To familiarize the entering professional with various areas of law, enabling legal, ethical, and profitable practice, with lessened risk of lawsuit. Course goals: 1. Understand the distinction between criminal and civil laws; 2. Recognize the difference between sanctions imposed by the court and State Board of Dentistry; 3. Interpret employment contracts; 4. Know reporting responsibilities for suspected child abuse; 5. Know the scope of practice of dentistry; 6. Define risk management techniques; 7. Understand availability of the Professional health Monitoring Program.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D636. Dental Public Health II. 1 Credit Hour.

The American Dental Association's Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct state that the dentist has a "primary duty of service to the public." The Dental Public Health Curriculum is designed to prepare students to assume this obligation. The student will acquire a basic understanding of the scientific method through course work in epidemiology, research design, and evaluation of scientific literature. This basis of knowledge will provide the basis for the planning and evaluation of community based preventive dental programs. The student will understand the dental delivery system and the variety of financing mechanisms that are available to meet the dental needs of specific population groups. To provide a framework for the dental student's professional development, the instructional content in dental public health will be integrated with community dentistry field experiences.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D637. Practice Management I. 1 Credit Hour.

The goal of Practice Management I is to inform and acquaint the junior student with basic principles and philosophies of practice management, and with the latest and most modern dental technology available today.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D640. Dental Gerontology. 1 Credit Hour.

Dental Gerontology is a didactic course taught to third year dental students. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to patients who are aging in health as well as those who are aging with illness. Topics covered include aging in health as well as physical, medical, and mental disabilities associated with aging.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D644. Dentistry for Patients with Special Needs. 1 Credit Hour.

Dentistry for Patients with Special Needs integrates principles of clinical management with behavioral and communication skills needed to provide comprehensive dental care to the special needs population. This course emphasizes practical skills that are evidence based, sensitive to context and applicable in a private practice.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D654. Removable Prosthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D658. Fixed Prosthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D660. Behavioral Science II. 1 Credit Hour.

This course will prepare students to assess and treat dental anxiety and dental pain. In addition, the major types of psychopathology that you may encounter in your patients are reviewed, with suggestions for appropriate management techniques and referrals.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D661. Physical Diagnosis. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D662. Restorative Dentistry VI. 1 Credit Hour.

This course emphasizes the practical application of fundamental principles of restorative dentistry with particular attention paid to evidence based decision making. The first part of this course will concentrate on how treatment outcomes are measured and assessed. The second part of the course will present several advanced concepts in restorative dentistry.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D666. Pediatric Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Pediatric Dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides comprehensive preventive and therapeutic care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Pediatric Dentistry (D666) will build on and modify specific aspects of restorative, endodontic, orthodontic and surgical principles so that diagnosis and treatment can be tailored to the primary and young permanent dentitions. This course is designed to prepare the undergraduate dental student for the clinical experience of treating children and adolescents in the Pediatric Dental Clinic and ultimately in a general practice setting.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D668. Oral Surgery. 1 Credit Hour.

A continuation of D568, introducing more advanced oral and maxillofacial concepts to acquaint the student with the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D671. Ortho Consideration in General Dental Practice. 1 Credit Hour.

This didactic course introduces the student to concepts of orthodontic treatment in the young and the adult. The distinction between "orthodontic tooth movement" and "orthodontic treatment" is emphasized. Adjunctive orthodontics and the role of tooth movement in general dental practice are emphasized. Interactions between specialties and sequencing of treatment are accentuated. This course is designed for the student to make the transition from preclinical to clinical activities in orthodontics.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D673. Perio Therapy/Trmt Plan. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D674. Admissions Clinic I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D675. Emergency/Oral Surg. Cl.. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D676. Radiology Clinic I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D691. Orthodontics-Clinic. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D692. Endodontology-Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D693. Periodontology Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D694. Oral Diagnosis-Clinic. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D695. Removable Pros-Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D696. Pediatric Dent-Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D697. Restor Dent Clinic Jr. 6 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D699. Fixed Pros-Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D700. Summer Clinic II. 6 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D707. Pharmacology. 4 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D708. Radiology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D720. Dental Ethics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D721. Dent Pers w/ Disabilities. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D735. Dental Jurisprudence. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D736. Adv Rstrt Dent Lect/Lab. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D737. Practice Management II. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D738. Advanced Case Mgmt. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D771. Orthodontics Lecture. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D790. Sr. Pract of Dentistry. 12 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D801. Science in Dental Practice II. 2 Credit Hours.

In this course, students receive online instruction in the scientific method of inquiry and research methodology, including how research is conducted, evaluated and applied to patient care. Students are taught lifelong learning skills on how to access, critically appraise, and apply scientific literature to evidence based oral health care. The ethics of research and ethical decision making in human and animal research is presented. Critical thinking and problem solving is emphasized, particularly as it relates to scientific inquiry, research methodology and critical appraisal of scientific evidence. Blackboard will be used as an adjunct teaching tool for instruction as needed, and for the posting of grades. Online instruction will be through Temple Blackboard site for the course.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D808. Comprehensive Care. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D809. Practice Management III. 1 Credit Hour.

This course applies principles of practice management through a seminar series augmented with experiential learning opportunities (Practice Management in Action/PMIA rotation). Students will work with dentists, other dental care providers and staff, from those who manage the first contact with patients to those who are responsible for billing and recall. They will learn, in real-time, about communication skills and patient management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D810. DPH III: Community Health Engagement. 2 Credit Hours.

This course applies principles of community health engagement and aims to engender a life-long appreciation for community service. The course will be structured as a seminar series augmented with experiential learning opportunities (Community Outreach Rotation). Students will meet as a class with the course director to explore principles of community engagement and understand the core objectives of the course outreach experience.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D813. Extended Clinic. 1 to 20 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D833. Dental Ethics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D835. Dental Jurisprudence. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D852. Dent/Persns w/ Disability. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D854. Removable Prosthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D870. Pain Control & Diagnosis. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D871. Intro Orthod Speclty. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D874. Admissions Clinic II. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D875. Emergency/Oral Surg. Cl.. 3 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D876. Radiology Clinic II. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D891. Orthodontics-Clinic. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D892. Endodontology-Clinic. 3 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D893. Periodontology-Clinic. 3 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D894. Oral Diagnosis-Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D896. Pediatric Dent-Clinic. 3 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D897. Restor Dent Clinic Sr. 12 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D898. Oral Surgery-Clinic. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D899. Practice of Dentistry III. 6 Credit Hours.

An extension of clinical responsibilities for students who are deficient in clinical requirements. This summer session clinical course will enable the student to complete degree necessary requirements.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D900. Practice of Dentistry IV. 6 Credit Hours.

An extension of clinical responsibilities for students who are deficient in clinical requirements. This summer session clinical course will enable the student to complete degree necessary requirements.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D901. Life Cycle/Carbon Ft Prt. 3 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D902. Out Pt-Oral & Maxi Surg II. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D903. Practice of Dentistry V. 9 Credit Hours.

This course is designed for students who have exceeded the 4 year DMD program who are still deficient in clinical experiences. Students are required to demonstrate additional skills in all clinical disciplines towards achieving the DMD degree.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D904. Implants in Gen. Dent II. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D905. Rotary Instrumentation. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D906. Gros Anat/Neuroanatomy. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D907. Trmt Mod/Complex Case. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D908. Surg Oral Implantology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D909. Adv Hospital Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D910. Oral Cancer Detectn Offc. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D911. Oral Pathology/Clin Prt. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D912. Perio Pract/Gen'l Dent.. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D913. Clinical Research Part.. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D914. Hands-On/Ceramic Prep. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D915. Dent Practice Adm.. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D916. Pre-Prosth Crown Length. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D917. Dental MBA. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D918. TMJ Considerations. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D919. OMS Instrument/Case Pres. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D920. Bacteriology of Caries. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D921. Current Restorative Lit.. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D922. Adv Imaging in Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D923. Bus Management Dent Prac. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D924. Ortho in Daily Practice. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D925. Global Dental Hlth Care. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D926. Topics in Periodontology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D927. Surgl Place/Prosthesis. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D928. Infectious Disease Cntl. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D929. Exp Private Practice. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D930. Adv Communication Skills. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D931. Rev. of Current Concepts. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D932. Perio Honors Program. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D933. Business of Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D934. Tooth #8 Ceramic Prep. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D935. Porcelain Restorations. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D936. Public Health Adm Extern. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D937. TMJ - TMD. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D938. Periodontal Microbiology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D939. Intro Healthcare Org. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D940. Dental Community Outreac. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D941. Adv. Comp Case Analysis. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D942. Inlay/Onlay System. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D943. Diag.Testing in Dentstry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D944. Ltd Tooth Mvmt/Perio-Pro. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D945. Pediatric Dent Lit Rev. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D946. Hospital Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D947. Clinical Therapeutics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D948. Cult Div/Geriatric Care. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D949. Out Pt-Oral & Maxillo Surg. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D950. Research Methods. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D951. Conservative Mgt-Caries. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D952. Head & Neck Anatomy. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D953. Man Pt w/ Blood-Borne Inf. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D954. Externship/Oral Surgery. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D956. Adv Dent Literature Rev. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D960. Adv Cardiac Life Support. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D961. Gen Implant Practice. 3 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D962. Health Center Rotation. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D963. Be a Diagnostician. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D964. Apps/Removable Prosth. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

DENT D965. Mngt of Ortho Cases. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D966. A Review You'll Get. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D967. Trmt Plan Perio/Prosth. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D968. Operative Board Prep. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D970. Faculty Clinical Operations. 0 Credit Hours.

Designed to introduce the student faculty member to a combination of patient and student interaction, this course seeks to prepare the student faculty member to work in an educational clinical setting with diverse student/patient populations. Upon completion of the course, students will have developed the skills to: offer leadership and support to students, create a fair and conducive learning environment, and increase the faculty member's skills and knowledge of general dentistry.

DENT D971. Summer Clinical Operations. 0 Credit Hours.

Designed to continue the clinical growth of the faculty through patient and student interaction; the course will focus on all aspects of general dentistry. The course will focus on patient care and student instruction.

DENT D982. Operative Dentistry II. 2 Credit Hours.

Requirements for the course include completing 11 composite resin restorations, 7 Amalgam restorations, application of rubber dams, completion of "Operative Dentistry Skills" examinations, and two operative competencies (Amalgam and Composite resin).

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D983. Dental Public Health Science. 2 Credit Hours.

Dental Ethics is concerned with medical ethical issues as they relate to dentistry, in the context of a patient centered educational experience. Instruction consists of lectures and class discussions of cases. Readings and cases will be made available electronically before the scheduled lecture. Students should read the material and cases before coming to class, print this material and bring it with them to class. To familiarize the entering professional with various areas of law, enabling legal, ethical, and profitable practice, with lessened risk of lawsuit. The Dental Public Health I course is designed to provide foundation knowledge and experiences on the important role that dentists play in promoting health not only for their patients but also in the communities where they work. Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry has had a long history of community service and engagement with different population groups. In this course you will learn in lectures, discussions and exercises the foundation knowledge of evidence-based practice to promote oral health among your patients and the community where you will practice. This course will cover three areas: 1) Foundation knowledge for the field of community oral health and dental practice, 2) Principles of oral health promotion, and 3) Prevention of dental caries.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D984. Endodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

A lecture series designed to offer the student fundamental knowledge in endodontics making emphasis in its clinical application. With a biological perspective, topics such as traumatic injuries of the tooth, endodontic surgery, as well as relationship between endodontics and other dental and medical disciplines is discussed, helping the student to make a smooth transition to the endodontic clinic.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D985. Oral Maxillofacial Pathology Medicine Surgery. 2 Credit Hours.

To familiarize students with the full scope of pain control and management of the anxious patient using lectures and clinical laboratories to administer and receive injections and nitrous oxide sedation. This course presents medical emergencies that may arise during routine dental care and how to treat them.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D986. Pre-Clinic Orthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

The candidate will be enrolled in the Temple University Blackboard Orthodontic Clinic work group which contains the educational modules Orthodontic Diagnosis Part I and Part II. These contain pre-clinical didactic information for orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning necessary to meet requirements for the orthodontic clinical course.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D988. Pediatric Dentistry. 3 Credit Hours.

Pediatric Dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and specialty comprehensive preventive and therapeutic care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Pediatric Dentistry (D466) will build on aspects of restorative, endodontic, orthodontic and surgical principles so that diagnosis and treatment can be tailored to the primary and young permanent dentitions. This course is designed to prepare the undergraduate dental student for the clinical experience of treating children and adolescents in the Pediatric Dental Clinic and in a general practice setting. Pediatric Dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides comprehensive preventive and therapeutic care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Pediatric Dentistry (D666) will build on and modify specific aspects of restorative, endodontic, orthodontic and surgical principles so that diagnosis and treatment can be tailored to the primary and young permanent dentitions. This course is designed to prepare the undergraduate dental student for the clinical experience of treating children and adolescents in the Pediatric Dental Clinic and ultimately in a general practice setting.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D989. Pediatric Dentistry. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D990. Periodontology. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D991. Orthodontics. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D992. O M P M S. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D993. Operative Dentistry Clinic. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D994. Fixed Prosthodontics I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D995. Fixed Prosthodontics II. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D996. Removable Prosthod I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D997. Removable Prosthodon II. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D998. Endodontics I. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

DENT D999. Endodontic II. 1 Credit Hour.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Contacts

School Web Address:

https://dentistry.temple.edu

Submission Address for Application Materials:

https://www.adea.org/aadsas/

Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) Contacts:

aadsasinfo@aadsasweb.org

617-612-2045

Department Contacts:

Admissions:

Kornberg School of Dentistry Office of Admissions

3223 N. Broad Street (600-00), Philadelphia, PA 19140

kornbergadmissions@temple.edu

800-441-4363