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Intermediate Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Dentists
  • Pharmacists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Scientists
  • Researchers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
8 minutes to complete

The Interplay Between Medicine and Dentistry

2 videos (Total 8 min)
2 videos
Introduction to the oral cavity and to oral medicine - Dr. Tom Sollecito, Dr. Eric Stoopler5m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Pain management: approaches and challenges

3 videos (Total 47 min), 3 quizzes
3 videos
The Science of Pain - Dr. Veena Graff23m
Oral and perioral pain management - Dr. Tom Sollecito, Dr. Eric Stoopler20m
3 practice exercises
The management of pain 110m
The management of pain 210m
The management of pain 322m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Diabetic patients and their care

3 videos (Total 47 min), 3 quizzes
3 videos
Diabetes - Dr. Craig Wynne29m
The diabetic patient and the oral health care provider - Dr. Tom Sollecito, Dr. Eric Stoopler15m
3 practice exercises
Understanding diabetes 114m
Understanding diabetes 214m
Understanding diabetes 322m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Endocrine disorders: understanding thyroid cancer and osteoporosis

3 videos (Total 30 min), 3 quizzes
3 videos
Thyroid and endocrine disease - Dr. Caroline Kim18m
Oral medicine perspectives on endocrine conditions - Dr. Tom Sollecito, Dr. Eric Stoopler9m
3 practice exercises
Endocrine diseases their management 110m
Endocrine diseases their management 210m
Endocrine diseases their management 312m
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Top reviews from The Oral Cavity: Portal to Health and Disease

By GRFeb 7th 2018

extremely well crafted course by the best faculty there is.\n\nlearned a lot from this course.\n\nthank you coursera and thank you University of Pennsylvania for this amazing and informative course.

By JPApr 22nd 2018

As a dental professional, I found this to be an informative and well-organized course! I hope Coursera incorporates more dental-related courses for me to listen to.

Instructors

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Dr. Thomas P. Sollecito

Professor and Chairman of Oral Medicine
School of Dental Medicine
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Dr. Eric Stoopler

Associate Professor of Oral Medicine
School of Dental Medicine
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Dr. Uri Hangorsky

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/ Director PASS
School of Dental Medicine

About University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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