GRADUATE PROGRAM IN ORTHODONTICS

Monday, July 20, 2009



The Graduate Program of the College of Dentistry offers two types of degrees, both in the area of Orthodontics. These are the Certificate of Proficiency in Orthodontics and the Master of Science in Dentistry (Orthodontics).


MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DENTISTRY
(ORTHODONTICS)



OBJECTIVES

1. To graduate dentists with sufficient knowledge in the art and science of orthodontics and with proficiency in the clinical and technical skills necessary to render professional and ethical orthodontic service to our people.
2. To produce dentists who are motivated to do research and teach Orthodontics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Possession of a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM or DMD) degree or its equivalent from the University of the Philippines or from other recognized Dental schools

2. License to practice Dentistry in any of the institutions of the Philippines.

These qualifications shall be determined through:

a. evaluation of undergraduate credentials
b. character reference
c. interview with the applicant or other appropriate means
d. practical exercises in wire bending

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

The degree of Master of Science in Dentistry (Orthodontics) shall be awarded upon the fulfillment of the following:

1. Completion of the required 54 units and 1200 hours Clinical Practice Conference, plus six (6) units of thesis.
2. A general weighted average of at least 2.0 for item 1.
3. Successful defense of the thesis before a panel of examiners.

No student shall be recommended for graduation unless he has satisfied all academic and other requirements prescribed for graduation. All requirements for the degree shall be completed in not more than five years including leaves.

** FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT THE UP MANILA NATIONAL GRADUATE OFFICE FOR THE HEALTH SCIENCES or go directly to the NGOHS link to the Orthodontics Program.

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN ORTHODONTICS


CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY IN
ORTHODONTICS



This title is granted to a student who has completed 54 units of formal courses and 1400 hours of clinical practice provided he has a general weighted average of at least 2.50.

COURSE OFFERINGS

ORTHODONTICS 201. ANATOMY OF THE HEAD AND NECK. The study of the gross structure of the head and neck including its neutral pathways to and from the CNS. Credit: 2 units (48 hrs; 16 class, 32 lab)

ORTHODONTICS 202. TMJ DISFUNCTION: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. The basic principles and methods of orthodontic diagnosis and management of TMJ disorders. Creidt:1 unit (16 hrs lec)

ORTHODONTICS 203. HUMAN GENETICS. Principles of human genetics, genetic abnormalities and diseases susceptibilities related to the development of malocclusion. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 211. RADIOLOGY AND CEPHALOMETRY. Principles and techniques of radiology and interpretation of intra-oral, extra-oral, hand and wrist radiographs. Principles, technics, tracings and interpretations of cephalometric radiographs. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs)

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN ORTHODONTICS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DENTISTRY (ORTHODONTICS)

(Approved as of 1988)

FIRST YEAR SUMMER UNITS
Ortho 212 (Prin of Ortho) 1
Ortho 213 (Clin Proc in Ortho) 1
Ortho 211 (Radiology & Cephalometry) 1
Ortho 261 (Clin Practice & Conf in Ortho) 2
TOTAL 5

FIRST SEMESTER UNITS SECOND SEMESTER UNITS
Orthodontics 201 2 Orthodontics 202 1
Orthodontics 214 2 Orthodontics 217 2
Orthodontics 215 2 Orthodontics 203 1
Orthodontics 231 2 Orthodontics 218 2
Orthodontics 216.1 2 Orthodontics 232 2
Orthodontics 262 2 Orthodontics 252 2
Orthodontics 251 2 Orthodontics 219 1
Orthodontics 263 2
Orthodontics 216.2 1

TOTAL 14 14

*Biostatics 201 may substitute *Biostatics 206 may substitute
for Ortho 251 for Ortho 252




SECOND YEAR SUMMER UNITS
Ortho 241 (Cleft Lip and Palate Management) 1
Ortho 233 (Orthodontic Diagnosis) 1
Ortho 242 (Surgical Orthodontics) 1
Ortho 243 (Trends in Ortho Treatment) 1
Ortho 264 (Clin Practice & Conf in Ortho) 2
TOTAL 6

FIRST SEMESTER UNITS SECOND SEMESTER UNITS
Orthodontics 221 2 Orthodontics 235 2
Orthodontics 234 2 Orthodontics 245 2
Orthodontics 244 1 Orthodontics 222 1
Orthodontics 220 1 Orthodontics 266 2
Orthodontics 265 2
Orthodontics 300 6
TOTAL 14 7




ORTHODONTICS 212. PRINCIPLES OF ORTHODONTICS. The nature, classification, development and analysis of occlusion. credit : 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 213. TECHNICAL PROCEDURES IN ORTHODONTICS. Principles and techniques of impression making model trimming, wire bending exercises, soldering, band forming, placement of attachment and dental photography. Credit: 1 unit (32 hrs lab)

ORTHODONTICS 214. GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF CRANIO-FACIAL STRUCTURE. Prenatal and postnatal growth and development of the cranio-facial structure with emphasis on the osteology and myology of the head. Interpretation of growth and development data. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class); Pre-requisite: Orthodontics 212

ORTHODONTICS 215.ORTHODONTICS TOOTH MOVEMENT.Tissue response to orthodontics tooth movement. Physical and mechanical properties of orthodontics materials in relation to orthodontic tooth. Credit: 2 units ( 32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 216.1 . ORTHODONTICS AND APPLIANCE DESIGN I. Principles and mechanics of appliance in tooth movement using typodont. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs lec)

ORTHODONTICS 216.2 ORTHODONTIC AND APPLIANCE DESIGN II. Concepts, theories and biomechanical principles with tooth movement using removable orthodontic appliances. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs lec)

ORTHODONTICS 217. PHYSIOLOGY OF THE STOMATOGNATIC SYSTEM.A comprehensive study of the kinesology of occlusion and dysfunctional problems arising from occlusal disharmony. It includes the development of the stomagnatic system in relation to the function of mastication, deglutition and respiration. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 218. BASIC PERIODONTICS. Histophysiology and treatment planning for corrective orthodontics. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 219. PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CHILD DENTAL PATIENT. Principles of child psychology and its application to dentistry. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 220. ORTHODONTICS PRACTICE MANAGEMENT. Management of orthodontics practice with emphasis on office location, relationship with patients, parents and referring dentist. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 221. SPEECH. The physiology and pathology of speech production. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 222. CLINICAL PERIODONTICS. Periodontal consideration of the Orthodontically treated patients. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class); Pre-requisite: Orthodontics 218

ORTHODONTICS 231. PRINCIPLES OF ORTHODONTIC DIAGNOSIS. Principles and procedures in making an orthodontic diagnosis. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class); Pre-requisite: Orthodontics 212 and 211

ORTHODONTICS 232. PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING IN ORTHODONTICS. Prognosis and treatment planning for corrective orthodontics. Credit: 2 units ( 32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 233. ORTHODONTIC DIAGNOSIS. Recognition of early manifestation of developing malocclusion. Prevention and interception of orthodontic problems in the primary and transitional dentition. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 234. ORTHODONTICS IN THE JUVENILE AND ADULT PATIENTS. Indications and contra-indications, limitations and possibilities of orthodontics treatment for juvenile and adult patients. Orthodontics treatment prior to prosthodontics. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 235. ORTHODONTICS DIAGNOSIS. Inter-relationship between orthodontics and other specialties. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 241. CLEFT LIP AND PALATE MANAGEMENT. Anatomy and histopathology of cleft lip and palate. Orthodontic management of the cleft patient; team approach. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 242. SURGICAL ORTHODONTICS. Surgical management of jaw anomalies; coordinated by an orthodontist-surgeon tandem. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 243. TRENDS IN ORTHODONTICS TREATMENT. Trends and case studies. Credit: 1 unit (16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 245. ORTHODONTIC SEMINARS II. Critical evaluation of orthodontic cases in relation to the different treatment approaches. Credit: 2 units (32 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 251. BIOSTATICS IN DENTISTRY. Theory and application of statistical methods and computerization in Dentistry. Credit: 2 units ( 16 hrs class)

ORTHODONTICS 252. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY. Application of research methods to orthodontic research. Credit: 2 units; Pre-requisite: Ortho 251

ORTHODONTICS 261. CLINICAL PRACTICE AND CONFERENCE IN ORTHODONTICS A. A general overview of orthodontics clinical practice. Gathering and recording of all pertinent data for case analysis of patients for orthodontic treatment. Credit: 2 units (15 hrs/ week lab)

ORTHODONTICS 262. CLINICAL PRACTICE AND CONFERENCE IN ORTHODONTICS B. Clinical conference and application of methods of providing orthodontic care. Credit: 2 units (20 hrs/week lab)

ORTHODONTICS 263. CLINICAL PRACTICE AND CONFERENCE IN ORTHODONTICS C. Clinical conference and application of methods of providing orthodontic care. Credit: 2 units (20 hrs/week lab)

ORTHODONTICS 264. CLINICAL CONFERENCE AND PRACTICE IN ORTHODONTICS D. Clinical conference and application of methods of providing orthodontic care. Credit: 2 units (20-hrs/week lab)

ORTHODONTICS 266. CLINICAL PRACTICE AND CONFERENCE IN ORTHODONTICS B. Clinical conference and application of methods of providing orthodontics care. Credit: 2 units (20 hrs/week lab)

ORTHODONTICS 300. THESIS. Credit: 6 units