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0501. Orthodontic Seminar   (4 s.h.)

Seminar series on craniofacial biology; development and diagnosis of malocclusions and craniofacial disorders; principles and biology of orthodontic tooth movement and craniofacial orthopedics; current concepts on interceptive therapies. May be repeated for credit.

0504. Orthodontic Biomechanics   (2 s.h.)

Biology and engineering mechanics of orthodontic and orthopedic forces applied to human orofacial structures. May be repeated for credit.

0507. Growth and Development of the Craniofacial Complex   (2 s.h.)

Fundamental biological and genetic mechanisms of normal human craniofacial growth and development, including neural crest contributions, epithelial-mesenchymal interactions, postnatal craniofacial development, and somatic growth in children.

0508. Orthodontic Research Methods/Instrumentation   (1 s.h.)

Fundamental principles of study design, protocol preparation, and scientific writing, with emphasis on applications in orthodontic research.

0602. Current Topics in Orthodontics   (1 s.h.)

Critical review of selected recent basic science and clinical research papers in orthodontics and craniofacial biology. May be repeated for credit.

0603. Orthodontic Thesis Studies   (1 s.h.)

Mentor-directed activities on preparation of orthodontic research protocols and thesis.

0605. Dysmorphology   (1 s.h.)

Study of biologic basis, classification, and management of human craniofacial anomalies and syndromes, with emphasis on cleft lip and palate. May be repeated for credit.

0607. Orthodontic Thesis Research   (4 s.h.)

Mentor-directed conduct of a basic science and/or clinical research project in orthodontics. May be repeated for credit.