DECSĀ 7324. Comprehensive Patient Care Practicum 2. 5 cr. hrs.

Builds on the initial Comprehensive Care Practicum, DECS 7314. Students are expected to provide clinical care across the various disciplines of dentistry. Each CPMG meets once weekly for a general dental rounds where students present cases or topics and are asked to defend treatment-planning decisions with a reference to the literature. Emphasizes principles of cavity design for different direct restorative materials. Teaches indirect single tooth restorations, including cast gold, porcelain-fused-to-metal, and all-ceramic restorations. Basic skills competency exercises are required using both manikin and patient-based procedures. S/U grade assessment.