PERI - Peridontics

PERI 600 Clinical Periodontics I

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

Treatment and management of patients with various types and severities of periodontal diseases; emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis and fundamental periodontal instrumentation skills; introduction of periodontal surgical techniques. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 601 Clinical Periodontics II

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

Treatment and management of patients with various types and severities of periodontal diseases; emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis and fundamental periodontal instrumentation skills; introduction of periodontal surgical techniques. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 602 Clinical Periodontics III

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

Treatment and management of patients with various types and severities of periodontal diseases; emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis and fundamental periodontal instrumentation skills; introduction of periodontal surgical techniques. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 603 Advanced Clinical Periodontics I

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.


Prerequisite: Clinical Periodontics 5004. Continuation of first-year clinic; emphasis on management of advanced periodontal cases; complex surgical techniques with emphasis on pre-prosthetic and mucogingival surgery. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 604 Advanced Clinical Periodontics II

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.


Prerequisite: Clinical Periodontics 5004. Continuation of first-year clinic; emphasis on management of advanced periodontal cases; complex surgical techniques with emphasis on pre-prosthetic and mucogingival surgery. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 605 Advanced Clinical Periodontics III

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.


Prerequisite: Clinical Periodontics 5004. Continuation of first-year clinic; emphasis on management of advanced periodontal cases; complex surgical techniques with emphasis on pre-prosthetic and mucogingival surgery. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 606 Advanced Clinical Periodontics IV

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

A continuation of PER 5005; more student autonomy and decision-making is required, assuring proficiency; demonstration of surgical techniques to first- and second-year students is encouraged; emphasis is placed on advanced implant and esthetic cases; includes surgical cases at the Dallas VA Medical Center, Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 607 Advanced Clinical Periodontics V

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

A continuation of PER 5005; more student autonomy and decision-making is required, assuring proficiency; demonstration of surgical techniques to first- and second-year students is encouraged; emphasis is placed on advanced implant and esthetic cases; includes surgical cases at the Dallas VA Medical Center, Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 608 Advanced Clinical Periodontics VI

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

A continuation of PER 5005; more student autonomy and decision-making is required, assuring proficiency; demonstration of surgical techniques to first- and second-year students is encouraged; emphasis is placed on advanced implant and esthetic cases; includes surgical cases at the Dallas VA Medical Center, Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 609 Clinical Stomatology I

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community.

PERI 610 Clinical Stomatology II

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community.

PERI 611 Clinical Stomatology III

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community.

PERI 612 Clinical Stomatology IV

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community.

PERI 613 Clinical Stomatology V

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community.

PERI 614 Clinical Stomatology VI

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community.

PERI 615 Advanced Clinical Stomatology I

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community; guidance in management of oral mucocutaneous diseases to selected predoctoral students and first-year graduate students.

PERI 616 Advanced Clinical Stomatology II

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community; guidance in management of oral mucocutaneous diseases to selected predoctoral students and first-year graduate students.

PERI 617 Advanced Clinical Stomatology III

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Other Hours.

Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and clinical management of patients with oral mucocutaneous diseases; proper evaluation of medical histories, drug interactions and laboratory studies is stressed through close interaction with the medical community; guidance in management of oral mucocutaneous diseases to selected predoctoral students and first-year graduate students.

PERI 618 Dermatology

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

A review of basic dermatological terminology, common cutaneous diseases and their treatment; presented every third year. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 619 Journal Club I

Credits 0. 0 Lecture Hours.

Reviews current periodontal literature and encompasses analytical review interpretation and abstraction of articles; discussions and review also allow translation of contemporary periodontal principles to clinical patient care. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 620 Journal Club II

Credits 0. 0 Lecture Hours.

Reviews current periodontal literature and encompasses analytical review interpretation and abstraction of articles; discussions and review also allow translation of contemporary periodontal principles to clinical patient care. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 621 Journal Club III

Credits 0. 0 Lecture Hours.

Reviews current periodontal literature and encompasses analytical review interpretation and abstraction of articles; discussions and review also allow translation of contemporary periodontal principles to clinical patient care. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 622 Journal Club IV

Credits 0. 0 Lecture Hours.

Reviews current periodontal literature and encompasses analytical review interpretation and abstraction of articles; discussions and review also allow translation of contemporary periodontal principles to clinical patient care. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 623 Journal Club V

Credits 0. 0 Lecture Hours.

Reviews current periodontal literature and encompasses analytical review interpretation and abstraction of articles; discussions and review also allow translation of contemporary periodontal principles to clinical patient care. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 624 Journal Club VI

Credits 0. 0 Lecture Hours.

Reviews current periodontal literature and encompasses analytical review interpretation and abstraction of articles; discussions and review also allow translation of contemporary periodontal principles to clinical patient care. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PERI 625 Orthodontics/Periodontics Seminar

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

Diagnosis and treatment of basic orthodontic problems; force vectors; mechanical applications with various orthodontics systems; clinical management of combined periodontic/orthodontic cases and esthetic correction of mucogingival cases; joint treatment of actual cases.

PERI 626 Related Disciplines Seminar

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

Seminar for first-, second- and third-year residents that includes comprehensive interdisciplinary case planning, management and presentations, and affords opportunity for interactions with graduate faculty/residents in periodontics, prosthodontics and endodontics.

PERI 627 Mock Board Examination I

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Lecture Hours.

Prepares students for certification by the American Board of Periodontology; includes case write-up, presentation and comprehensive oral examination.

PERI 628 Mock Board Examination II

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Lecture Hours.

Prepares students for certification by the American Board of Periodontology; includes case write-up, presentation and defense, and comprehensive oral examination.

PERI 629 Advanced Dental Implants

Credit 1.5. 0.8 Lecture Hours. 0.8 Other Hours.

A lecture and clinical course covering advanced implant techniques; radiographic examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and management of patients with jaw deformities, inadequate remaining bone; ridge augmentation requirements, including sinus lift procedures and complications, are reviewed.

PERI 630 Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Credits 0.5. 0.3 Lecture Hours. 0.3 Other Hours.

Lectures and seminars covering the diagnosis and treatment of esthetic and functional gingival deformities; recognizing normal and abnormal appearance and gingival discrepancies is stressed; current techniques of grafting, shaping and sculpting tissues are taught; techniques discussed are performed during clinical periodontics.

PERI 631 Case Presentation/Treatment Planning I

Credits 0.5-1. 0.5-1 Other Hours.

5-1. Emphasizes diagnosis, analysis and treatment planning/approaches for cases presenting with moderate to advanced periodontitis, soft/hard tissue deficiencies and/or dental implant needs; first-year residents receive instruction and experience in preparing case presentations, and first-, second- and third-year residents present cases, participate in discussions and interact with faculty.

PERI 632 Case Presentation/Treatment Planning II

Credits 0.5-1. 0.5-1 Other Hours.

5 to 1. Emphasizes diagnosis, analysis and treatment planning/approaches for cases presenting with moderate to advanced periodontitis, soft/hard tissue deficiencies and/or dental implant needs; first-year residents receive instruction and experience in preparing case presentations, and first-, second- and third-year residents present cases, participate in discussions and interact with faculty.

PERI 633 Case Presentation/Treatment Planning III

Credits 0.5-1. 0.5-1 Other Hours.

5 to 1. Emphasizes diagnosis, analysis and treatment planning/approaches for cases presenting with moderate to advanced periodontitis, soft/hard tissue deficiencies and/or dental implant needs; first-year residents receive instruction and experience in preparing case presentations, and first-, second- and third-year residents present cases, participate in discussions and interact with faculty.

PERI 634 Case Presentation/Treatment Planning IV

Credits 0.5-1. 0.5-1 Other Hours.

5 to 1. Emphasizes diagnosis, analysis and treatment planning/approaches for cases presenting with moderate to advanced periodontitis, soft/hard tissue deficiencies and/or dental implant needs; first-year residents receive instruction and experience in preparing case presentations, and first-, second- and third-year residents present cases, participate in discussions and interact with faculty.

PERI 635 Case Presentation/Treatment Planning V

Credits 0.5-1. 0.5-1 Other Hours.

5 to 1. Emphasizes diagnosis, analysis and treatment planning/approaches for cases presenting with moderate to advanced periodontitis, soft/hard tissue deficiencies and/or dental implant needs; first-year residents receive instruction and experience in preparing case presentations, and first-, second- and third-year residents present cases, participate in discussions and interact with faculty.

PERI 636 Case Presentation/Treatment Planning VI

Credits 0.5-1. 0.5-1 Other Hours.

5 to 1. Emphasizes diagnosis, analysis and treatment planning/approaches for cases presenting with moderate to advanced periodontitis, soft/hard tissue deficiencies and/or dental implant needs; first-year residents receive instruction and experience in preparing case presentations, and first-, second- and third-year residents present cases, participate in discussions and interact with faculty.

PERI 637 Occlusion: Principals/Therapy I

Credits 0 to 1.5. 0 to 1.5 Other Hours.

5. Review of literature concerning occlusion and its relationship to periodontal disease; clinical evaluation, diagnosis of occlusal trauma and treatment of patients with occlusal disharmonies via occlusal adjustment are discussed; includes a review of occlusal concepts related to periodontics, anatomy and function of the masticatory system, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, and adjustment of the natural dentition.

PERI 638 Occlusion: Principals/Therapy II

Credits 0 to 1.5. 0 to 1.5 Other Hours.

5. Review of literature concerning occlusion and its relationship to periodontal disease; clinical evaluation, diagnosis of occlusal trauma and treatment of patients with occlusal disharmonies via occlusal adjustment are discussed; includes a review of occlusal concepts related to periodontics, anatomy and function of the masticatory system, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, and adjustment of the natural dentition.

PERI 639 Periodontal Lecture Series I

Credits 0 to 2. 0 to 2 Other Hours.

Principles of basic science of periodontology, including anatomy of the periodontium, and the classification, etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, including plaque associated and nonplaque-related disorders; provides an introduction to the clinical practice of periodontics and stomatology, including diagnosis, prognosis, treatment planning, basic flap design, instrumentation, therapeutic approaches, suturing techniques and wound healing; oral hygiene methods and principles of oral hygiene instruction are also presented.

PERI 640 Periodontal Lecture Series II

Credits 0 to 2. 0 to 2 Other Hours.

Principles of basic science of periodontology, including anatomy of the periodontium, and the classification, etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, including plaque associated and nonplaque-related disorders; provides an introduction to the clinical practice of periodontics and stomatology, including diagnosis, prognosis, treatment planning, basic flap design, instrumentation, therapeutic approaches, suturing techniques and wound healing; oral hygiene methods and principles of oral hygiene instruction are also presented.

PERI 641 Periodontal Lecture Series III

Credits 0 to 2. 0 to 2 Other Hours.

Principles of basic science of periodontology, including anatomy of the periodontium, and the classification, etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, including plaque associated and nonplaque-related disorders; provides an introduction to the clinical practice of periodontics and stomatology, including diagnosis, prognosis, treatment planning, basic flap design, instrumentation, therapeutic approaches, suturing techniques and wound healing; oral hygiene methods and principles of oral hygiene instruction are also presented.

PERI 642 Periodontal Lecture Series IV

Credits 0 to 2. 0 to 2 Other Hours.

Principles of basic science of periodontology, including anatomy of the periodontium, and the classification, etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, including plaque associated and nonplaque-related disorders; provides an introduction to the clinical practice of periodontics and stomatology, including diagnosis, prognosis, treatment planning, basic flap design, instrumentation, therapeutic approaches, suturing techniques and wound healing; oral hygiene methods and principles of oral hygiene instruction are also presented.

PERI 643 Periodontal Lectures Series V

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Advanced management of complex periodontal and stomatological problems is presented; in-depth review of systemic diseases, and plaque associated and nonplaque-related periodontal disorders (mucocutaneous, etc.) related to the practice of periodontics is emphasized, including the roles of pharmacotherapeutics and complex regenerative therapeutic approaches.

PERI 644 Practice Teaching I

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Second year residents give clinical instruction involving contact with second-, third- and fourth- year dental students; four hours per week per semester of clinical instruction, including diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of periodontal patients; one half-day/session/week for 2nd year residents (afternoon); register for two semesters for a total of 8 semester hours.

PERI 645 Practice Teaching II

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Second year residents give clinical instruction involving contact with second-, third- and fourth- year dental students; four hours per week per semester of clinical instruction, including diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of periodontal patients; one half-day/session/week for 2nd year residents (afternoon); register for two semesters for a total of 8 semester hours.

PERI 646 Practice Teaching III

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Second year residents give clinical instruction involving contact with second-, third- and fourth- year dental students; four hours per week per semester of clinical instruction, including diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of periodontal patients; one half-day/session/week for 2nd year residents (afternoon); register for two semesters for a total of 8 semester hours.

PERI 647 Practice Teaching IV

Credits 2. 2 Other Hours.

Third year residents give lectures and clinical instruction involving contact with second, third, and fourth year dental students; six hours per week per semester of clinical instruction, including diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of periodontal patients; two half-day sessions/week for 3rd year residents (one morning and one afternoon); register for two semesters for a total of 8 semester hours.

PERI 648 Practice Teaching V

Credits 2. 2 Other Hours.

Third year residents give lectures and clinical instruction involving contact with second, third, and fourth year dental students; six hours per week per semester of clinical instruction, including diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of periodontal patients; two half-day sessions/week for 3rd year residents (one morning and one afternoon); register for two semesters for a total of 8 semester hours.

PERI 649 Practice Teaching VI

Credits 2. 2 Other Hours.

Third year residents give lectures and clinical instruction involving contact with second, third, and fourth year dental students; six hours per week per semester of clinical instruction, including diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of periodontal patients; two half-day sessions/week for 3rd year residents (one morning and one afternoon); register for two semesters for a total of 8 semester hours.

PERI 650 Dental Implants

Credits 1.50 to 2. 1.50 to 2 Other Hours.

5-2. Historical review of dental implants, including biological principles, techniques and systems; diagnosis, interdisciplinary considerations, treatment planning, and indications and contraindications for implants; wound healing for implants, including osseointegration, surgical techniques and implant maintenance.

PERI 651 Periodontal Literature Review I

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Lecture Hours.

Review of periodontics literature from early classic articles to current publications; development of basis for various periodontal concepts; anatomy, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy of periodontal diseases; register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 652 Periodontal Literature Review II

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Lecture Hours.

Review of periodontics literature from early classic articles to current publications; development of basis for various periodontal concepts; anatomy, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy of periodontal diseases; register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 653 Periodontal Literature Review III

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Lecture Hours.

Review of periodontics literature from early classic articles to current publications; development of basis for various periodontal concepts; anatomy, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy of periodontal diseases; register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 654 Periodontal Literature Review IV

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Students register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 655 Periodontal Literature Review V

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Students register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 656 Periodontal Literature Review VI

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Students register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 657 Periodontal Literature Review VII

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Seminar series during the third year of residency; learn to select and then research various contemporary topics and lead group discussions; use of computer search technology and interlibrary facilities is taught and utilized; self-reliance and individual effort is emphasized instead of school-provided reading lists as in PER 5224 and PER 5227; register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 658 Periodontal Literature Review VIII

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Seminar series during the third year of residency; learn to select and then research various contemporary topics and lead group discussions; use of computer search technology and interlibrary facilities is taught and utilized; self-reliance and individual effort is emphasized instead of school-provided reading lists as in PER 5224 and PER 5227; register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 659 Periodontal Literature Review IX

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Seminar series during the third year of residency; learn to select and then research various contemporary topics and lead group discussions; use of computer search technology and interlibrary facilities is taught and utilized; self-reliance and individual effort is emphasized instead of school-provided reading lists as in PER 5224 and PER 5227; register for two semesters for a total of 4 semester hours.

PERI 660 Clinical Anesthesiology for the Periodontist

Credits 3. 3 Other Hours.

A one-month anesthesiology rotation supervised by personnel in the Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor University Medical Center; operating room procedures; use of anesthetics; instruction in resuscitative procedures.

PERI 661 Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation I

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Other Hours.

Focus on clinical management of patients needing conscious sedation; lectures include information on deep sedation and general anesthesia so residents will be familiar with these levels should a patient get to one of these planes of anesthesia; ongoing each fall and spring semester of a resident's three year academic degree plan.

PERI 662 Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation II

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Other Hours.

Focus on clinical management of patients needing conscious sedation; lectures include information on deep sedation and general anesthesia so residents will be familiar with these levels should a patient get to one of these planes of anesthesia; ongoing each fall and spring semester of a resident's three year academic degree plan.

PERI 663 Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation III

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Other Hours.

Focus on clinical management of patients needing conscious sedation; lectures include information on deep sedation and general anesthesia so residents will be familiar with these levels should a patient get to one of these planes of anesthesia; ongoing each fall and spring semester of a resident's three year academic degree plan.

PERI 664 Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation IV

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Other Hours.

Focus on clinical management of patients needing conscious sedation; lectures include information on deep sedation and general anesthesia so residents will be familiar with these levels should a patient get to one of these planes of anesthesia; ongoing each fall and spring semester of a resident's three year academic degree plan.

PERI 665 Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation V

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Other Hours.

Focus on clinical management of patients needing conscious sedation; lectures include information on deep sedation and general anesthesia so residents will be familiar with these levels should a patient get to one of these planes of anesthesia; ongoing each fall and spring semester of a resident's three year academic degree plan.

PERI 666 Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation VI

Credits 0.5. 0.5 Other Hours.

Focus on clinical management of patients needing conscious sedation; lectures include information on deep sedation and general anesthesia so residents will be familiar with these levels should a patient get to one of these planes of anesthesia; ongoing each fall and spring semester of a resident's three year academic degree plan.

PERI 667 Periodontal Histopathology

Credits 2. 1 Lab Hour. 1 Other Hour.

Histopathologic study of the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases; seminars and laboratory exercises with block sections of human periodontium.

PERI 689 Special Topics In...

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of periodontics. May be repeated for credit.

PERI 691 Research

Credits 0 to 10. 0 to 10 Other Hours.

Research for thesis or dissertation.