University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: oral

Dental Management of the Cardiac Patient

The use of epinephrine in dental pain management of cardiac patients is controversial in large part due to insufficient understanding of ischemic heart disease pathophysiology and structure-activity relationship of cardiogenic drugs. Since healthcare students often receive information in a disjointed process covering discrete coursework in physiology, pathology, and pharmacology spanning several semesters, integration of knowledge for clinical application is challenging. […]

Apr 12, 2019

Differential Diagnosis of Periapical Lesions

This module will assist the learner to identify likely differential diagnosis for periapical radiolucencies.

Jan 21, 2019

Differential Diagnosis of White Lesions

This emodule covers evaluation, clinical tests in developing a differential diagnosis and treatment of white lesions.

Aug 31, 2018

Radiographic Diagnosis of Dental Caries

Being able to detect dental caries on radiographs is an essential skill needed for providing comprehensive dental treatment. Certain types of dental caries are difficult to visualize intraorally, and therefore, the diagnosis need to be made based solely on the radiographs. This module will introduce students to a larger number of radiographic examples of caries than […]

Apr 3, 2018

Calculus is hard; treating it doesn’t have to be

When dental students transition to the clinics, they need a stronger comprehension of periodontal treatment planning. Specifically, oral prophylaxis vs. scaling and root planing. This instructional tool is designed to increase students’ critical thinking skills before seeing patients in the clinical setting.

Apr 3, 2018

Open Wide: Extra/Intraoral Dental Screening Examination

This project emphasizes the structure and order of a soft tissue examination. It encourages dental and dental hygiene students to reflect on previous material prior to their clinical experiences. It serves as a review of selected didactic and preclinical courses and their clinical application.

Apr 21, 2016