213 RDS

This course consists of two main components, the principles of cavity preparations for the currently available restoratives, their physical and manipulative characteristics and cavity restoration. They are provided by the RDS Department during the two semesters of the second year of the RDS program. It is a 1 + 2 + 0, equivalent to 3 credit hours course for first semester plus 1 + 2 + 0 for second semester, or a total of 6 credit hours course.

This module will provide you with an overview of the Operative Dentistry Program, its organization, the kinds of instructional materials you will be using and the types of testing and grading procedures employed.


-       Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition 2002  


-        Baum, Phillips and Lund.. Textbook of Operative Dentistry, 3rd edition 1995.



-         Pickard’s Manual of Operative Dentistry 7th edition 2000. 



-        Schwartz et al. Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry - a contemporary approach, 2nd edition 2001.


Course Materials