College of Dental Medicine

MUSC only
BMB-601: Comprehensive Biochemistry
(College of Dental Medicine: Dr. Ronald L. Miller)
This is a basic biochemistry course and its goal is to convey to the students a basic understanding of biochemical processes. Areas which wil be emphasized will be: 1) acid-base relationships, 2) the structure and function of amino acids and protein. 3) the metabolism of simple carbohydrates, glyogen, amino acids, fatty acids, nucleic acids and proteins 4) oxygen transport; hemoglobin and myoglobin, factors affecting oxygen transport, 5) enzymes, kinetics, activation and regulation of activity, 6)the synthesis of proteins and nucleic acids, 6) collagen synthesis and degradation, 7)regulation of gene expression and an introduction to genetic engineering, recombinant DNA.
CE: TOP 40 Drugs
(College of Dental Medicine: Dr. Elizabeth S. Pilcher)
Designed as a continuing education course for dental professionals. This course covers the top 40 medications prescribed today, and specifically addresses considerations in dental treatment for patients taking these drugs. It can be used as a reference source or taken for CE credit. The course is open to anyone, but a small fee and quiz are required to receive CE credit.
MUSC only
CELL-628: Histology, Embryology and Oral Histology
(College of Dental Medicine: Dr. Donald L. Wilbur)
This particular course is designed specifically for freshmen dental students and as such includes a more extensive treatment of certain areas than would the usual course in general histology. Approximately 1/3 of the course is given to the study of the oral caavity, its related structures and organs, and the embryonic development of the face, neck, oral cavity and teeth.
MUSC only
FXPRO-805: Fixed Prosthodontics I
(College of Dental Medicine: Dr. Elizabeth S. Pilcher)
This is an undergraduate course offered to first year dental students. The Web material covers the didactic portion of the course. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Elizabeth Pilcher).