Description
IMMUNOLOGY ORAL FACIAL COMPLEX
This course uses literature reviews, student presentation, discussions and demonstrations to review the role of microorganisms and host immune responses in the pathogenesis of caries, periodontal diseases and periapical infections. Microbial and immunological factors affecting bone formation, tooth transplantation, bone implants, and the dental management of patients with allergies, autoimmune diseases and immunodeficiency disorders will also be discussed.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SU3 Basis
Units
1
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
DSMIC 5941
Academic Group
School of Dental Medicine
Academic Organization
Dent Med - Microbiol/Biochem
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Summer