Doctor of Dental Surgery Program

Professional Electives


  • Comprehensive Dental Practice: Dental Implantology
    Treatments of uncomplicated dental implant consisting of examination and diagnosis, construction of treatment planning, providing or assisting dental implant treatments in patients


  • Study Visit In Dentistry
    Study visits of various levels of the health delivery system, or undergraduate/postgraduate dental education, or advanced technology in dentistry or health science


  • Digital Technology in Dentistry
    Learning about materials, devices and digital technology in dentistry utilized in all areas of dentistry consisting of oral impression, treatment planning, milling and 3-D printing which is a foundation of the country development to digital technology era


  • Advanced Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics
    Basic functional principles of cell, gene expressions and regulations, mutation and DNA repair, cell survival and apoptosis, signal transduction, and application of bioinformatics to medical research


  • Seminar in early orthodontic treatment
    Seminar of diagnosis, treatment plan, preventive and interceptive orthodontic in deciduous and mixed dentition to correct malocclusion and dentofacial deformities


  • Pharmacological Pediatric Behavior Management
    Principles of oral sedation and general anesthesia in pediatric patients; indication, advantage and disadvantage, dental consideration; preparations of patients for dental procedures and cares of patients following oral sedation and general anesthesia; experiences in observing dental procedures under oral sedation and general anesthesia


  •  Enhancement of skill in Pediatric Dentistry
    Clinical skills in holistic-approach pediatric dental care, comprehensive treatment planning, treatment of children’ common oral diseases, individual health promotion, non-pharmacological management in children; case presentation and discussion


  • Interdisciplinary Patient Care in General Dentistry
    Seminars on comprehensive dental clinical practice emphasizing on clinical skills to achieve comprehensive interdisciplinary approach, treatment planning for a patient who needs complicated interdisciplinary approach, importance of each treatment approach and treatment sequencing especially in discipline controversy cases


  • Vital tooth bleaching: Home Bleaching
    Learning about materials, instruments and devices involving vital tooth bleaching for home bleaching; comprehending all clinical procedures for home bleaching consisting of patient communication, treatment plan and discussion; dental treatment recording before-during-after home bleaching; custom bleaching tray; follow up, maintenance, and prevention; remedy for treatment complication


  • Vital tooth bleaching: In-office Bleaching
    Learning about materials, instruments and devices involving vital tooth bleaching for in-office bleaching; comprehending all clinical procedures for in-office bleaching consisting of patient communication, treatment plan and discussion; dental treatment recording before-during-after home bleaching; in-office bleaching; follow up and maintenance and prevention; remedy for treatment complication


  • Experiences in Oral Pathology
    Observations of histopathologial diagnosis at the macroscopic and microscopic  examinations,  practising describing the histopathological features and making a final diagnosis of common oral diseases


  • Review of Drugs in Dental Practice
    Review of drugs used in dental practice consisting of antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals  analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, antiallergic drugs, sedatives and hypnotics, local anesthetics, desensitizing agents, products for hemorrhage control, emergency drugs used, drug interaction, and drug administration


  •  Multidisciplinary Management for Temporomandibular Disorders
    Clinical practice in multidisciplinary management of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain


  • Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial LesionsRadiographic interpretation for dental practitioners, radiographic interpretations for children; radiography of caries and periapical lesions; radiographic interpretation for oral & maxillofacial lesions including cysts, benign tumors, malignant tumors, fibro-osseous lesions and tumor-like lesions; cone-beam computed tomography and its application in oral & Maxillofacial regions


  •  Advanced Endodontics
    Root canal preparation using rotary instrument in curved canal; root canal obturation by wam vertical compaction technique; gutta percha removal; furcation perforation repair; basic practice of dental operating microscope in endodontics; searching evaluation and presentation


  •  Surgical Crown Lengthening
    Etiologic factors of short clinical crown either correlated with or without biologic width; clinical evaluation for determining the correction modalities; treatment planning; interdisciplinary consultation; surgical crown lengthening technique and rationale; instrumentation use; post operative care and healing, complications and management; clinical practice in case analysis; surgical assisting and follow-up


  •  Comprehensive Dental Practice: Minor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Seminars and practising in minor oral and maxillofacial surgery including surgical removal of complicated classification of lower third molar impaction tooth, simple classification of uppe third molar impaction tooth, embedded tooth, simple preprosthetic surgery

As of January 4, 2020