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Fall 2009

Dr. T. Zavras
2.5 credits
Course offered 2009-2010, offered alternate years.
Lectures, case studies. One 2-hour session each week.

This course will first discuss the principal measures and methods of epidemiology as they apply to oral conditions; then the distribution, etiology and risk factors for dental caries, periodontal diseases, cleft lip and palate, oral cancer, soft tissue lesions and malocclusions will be studied. The third part of the course links oral epidemiology data to health policy issues:e.g. community preventive dentistry programs, national health care policy, infection control, and health services outcome research.
Course Activities: Class discussion, reading homework, written assignments, midterm and final examinations.
Course Note: EPI 200, EPI 201 or EPI 208 required (concurrent enrollment permitted).


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2007

Dr. C. Douglass, T. Zavras
2.5 credits
Course not offered 2006-2007, offered alternate years.
Lectures, case studies. One 2-hour session each week.

This course will first discuss the principal measures and methods of epidemiology as they apply to oral conditions; then the distribution, etiology and risk factors for dental caries, periodontal diseases, cleft lip and palate, oral cancer, soft tissue lesions and malocclusions will be studied. The third part of the course links oral epidemiology data to health policy issues:e.g. community preventive dentistry programs, national health care policy, infection control, and health services outcome research.
Course Activities: Class discussion, reading homework, written assignments, midterm and final examinations.
Course Note: EPI 200, EPI 201 or EPI 208 required (concurrent enrollment permitted).


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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