Orthodontics - ORTD

Orthodontics ORTD 513 Craniofacial Growth and Development 4 hours. Physiology of the stomatognathic system, behavioral development, implications of craniofacial growth and development, reactions of periodontal tissues to applied force and prevalence; causes of malocclusion. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation into the Certificate Program in Orthodontics or M.S. in Oral Sciences program. 
Orthodontics ORTD 521 Methodologies in Craniofacial Research 1 hours. Demonstration and discussion of the techniques and methods employed in the study of the structure, growth and function of the craniofacial region. 
Orthodontics ORTD 524 Craniofacial Anomalies I 2 hours. Introduction to a variety of orofacial clefts, etiology, clinical presentation, growth and development and habilitation via an interdisciplinary team approach. Longitudinal analysis of cases with cleft lip and palate. 
Orthodontics ORTD 525 Craniofacial Anomalies II 1 hours. Introduction to treatment aspects of patients with orofacial clefts and to a variety of craniofacial anomalies, their etiology, clinical presentation, growth and development and habilitation through a team approach. Clinical rotations through the Center for Craniofacial Anomalies. Prerequisite(s): ORTD 524. 
Orthodontics ORTD 537 Biostatistics Applied to Craniofacial Research 2 hours. Multivariate statistical techniques applied to craniofacial growth research. Prerequisite(s): ORTD 523 and a basic univariate statistics course. 
Orthodontics ORTD 595 Seminar in Orthodontics 1 TO 2 hours. Presentations by selected guest lecturers on research or clinical material relating to matters of interest to the Department of Orthodontics. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 13 hours. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the orthodontics postgraduate or oral sciences graduate program.