0500. Pain in Dentistry:
Diagnosis and Control (2 s.h.)
Pathophysiology of orofacial pain, including transmission mechanisms, role of neurotransmitters and neuroregulators, neurology and classification of head and neck pain, differential diagnostic procedures, and a survey of pain control measures. May be repeated for credit.
0502. Periapical Biology (2
Development, structure, histology, biochemistry, and physiology of the tooth root apex and surrounding periapical tissues in health and disease. May be repeated for credit.
0503. Biologic Basis
of Disease (2 s.h.)
Basic biologic structures and processes underlying growth and destruction of human body tissues, including fundamentals of acute and chronic inflammation, the complement cascade, mechanisms of cell-mediated and humoral immune responses, ligand-cell receptor complexes, and receptor diseases.