DESSĀ 7231. Foundations of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1 cr. hr.

Provides students with the basic surgical knowledge to render the procedures provided by the general practitioner including foundations in special examination, diagnosis and treatment planning for dentoalveolar surgery, and medicolegal issues dealing with oral and maxillofacial surgery. Students assess and provide outcomes, manage minor complications, and provide both routine and special post operative care. Medications commonly used in oral surgery will be presented with regards to selection, dosage administration and prescription writing.