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  1. 1. INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY Dental School (DS) 1121 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 (317) 274-8173
  2. 2. 98 IUPUI All-Campus Bulletin 2004-06 Contents 99 History of the School of Dentistry 99 Mission 99 List of Programs 99 Undergraduate 99 Professional 99 Graduate 99 Postgraduate 99 Contact Information 100 Allied Dental Programs 100 Dental Hygiene 100 Associate of Science Degree 100 Admission Requirements 100 Tuition and Ancillary Fees 101 Core Courses for the Professional Curriculum for Dental Hygienists 101 Bachelor of Science Degree 101 Administration 102 Dental Hygiene Faculty
  3. 3. School of Dentistry 99 History of the knowledge base in all areas related to oral health through an extensive research program that includes Contact Information Persons with an interest in applying to or learning School of the participation of both faculty and students. The school provides a broad spectrum of patient more about any of the school’s programs should obtain a copy of the School of Dentistry Bulletin for a Dentistry services as a principal means of furnishing clinical educational opportunities for students. More than full account of the school’s rules, policies, fees, curricula, courses, or other matters. Program details Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) is one 100,000 dental appointments are scheduled annually are also available on the IUSD Web site: of the oldest dental schools in the nation. It was for a population of nearly 21,000 dental patients. (see Departments at established as the Indiana Dental College in 1879 and Treatment is provided in the school’s clinics as well became part of Indiana University in 1925. In 1933, as at several other patient care facilities, including the Information about Dental Hygiene presented in this IU built a facility to house the school at its current pediatric dentistry clinic at IU’s Riley Hospital bulletin pertains only to programs on the site on what is now known as the Indiana Outpatient Center, the oral and maxillofacial surgery Indianapolis campus. University–Purdue University Indianapolis campus. clinics at University and Wishard Memorial hospitals, Today this sprawling, five-story edifice is composed of and two clinics located in the community. Requests for bulletins and other information should the original building and two major additions. It is be directed to the following: The dental school continually emphasizes to its the only dental school in the Hoosier state. For the A.S.D.H. (Indianapolis campus), D.D.S., students the importance of community service. The school’s reputation for excellence took firm root Through collaborative partnerships with schools, M.S.D., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs: in the 1940s, when several key teachers and health care centers, and other facilities in central Office of Admissions and Student Affairs researchers began long and prolific careers on the Indiana, the school seeks to expose students to a Indiana University School of Dentistry dental faculty. It was during this era, for example, that variety of outreach experiences, particularly those 1121 West Michigan Street three IU scientists, including dental professor Joseph involving special population groups. Students also are Indianapolis, IN 46202-5186 Muhler, created the first stannous fluoride formula taught that part of their ongoing responsibilities as Telephone: (317) 274-8173 that became the active decay-preventing agent in Crest health care providers in the community will be to E-mail: toothpaste. Dr. Muhler and other pioneering teachers increase public awareness of the critical role oral For the Dental Assisting Program (Indianapolis at the dental school contributed a body of health plays in one’s overall well-being. campus): groundbreaking work that drew worldwide attention Director of Dental Assisting to Indiana University, and each left a legacy of knowledge that helped build the foundation for List of Programs Department of Periodontics and Allied Dental About 635 students of allied dentistry, dentistry, and Programs contemporary dental science. Indiana University School of Dentistry graduate dental programs currently are pursuing Currently, 125 full-time and 115 part-time faculty certificates and degrees on the Indianapolis campus. 1121 West Michigan Street members contribute to IU’s teaching and research Programs are offered in the following subjects: Indianapolis, IN 46202-5186 programs, and many have earned solid reputations as Telephone: (317) 274-4407 experts in their fields. About 40,000 square feet of Undergraduate* For the B.S. degree in Public Health Dental space divided into more than a dozen facilities is now Certificate in Dental Assisting Hygiene (Indianapolis campus): devoted to dental research opportunities at IU, Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene (A.S.D.H.) Director of Dental Hygiene including the school’s Oral Health Research Institute, Bachelor of Science in Public Health Dental Hygiene Department of Periodontics and Allied Dental whose researchers have gained prominence for their (B.S.) Programs studies of such subjects as fluoride and dental caries Indiana University School of Dentistry prevention. Professional 1121 West Michigan Street More than 11,000 alumni of the school pursue a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Indianapolis, IN 46202-5186 variety of careers in private practice, education, Telephone: (317) 274-7801 Graduate research, and public health throughout the United For the General Practice Residency or the Oral States and in more than 30 other countries. Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D.) in a choice of eight subjects: Dental Materials, Endodontics, and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency: Operative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Coordinator Mission Periodontics, Preventive Dentistry, and GPR and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Programs IUSD is a member of the American Dental Education Prosthodontics. Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry Association and is fully accredited by the Commission 1050 Wishard Blvd., Room 4201 on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Two degrees are offered through the University Indianapolis, IN 46202 Association. Graduate School: Telephone: (317) 278-3662 Its mission is to promote optimal oral and general Master of Science (M.S.) in Dental Materials health of Indiana citizens and others through Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Dental Science educational, research, and service programs. The Postgraduate school is committed to recruiting quality students and Certificate in General Practice Residency (GPR) preparing them to become highly competent, ethical, Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and socially responsible practitioners of dentistry. The school also sees as part of its responsibilities the creation of opportunities for career-long learning for its graduates and other dental professionals through continuing education programs. *Undergraduate programs are also offered at several other IU campuses, accordingly: the dental assisting certificate and dental The school strives to maintain its role as a vital and hygiene associate’s degree programs are available at the Fort Wayne, productive member of Indiana University’s scholarly Gary, and South Bend campuses; the bachelor’s degree program for dental hygienists is offered at Fort Wayne; and an associate degree community. It is dedicated to increasing the program in dental laboratory technology is offered only at Fort Wayne. Students interested in programs at Fort Wayne, Gary, and South Bend should check with counselors on those campuses for specific requirements, which may vary from those at Indianapolis.
  4. 4. 100 IUPUI All-Campus Bulletin 2004-06 Allied Dental 3. provide dental hygiene care to promote patient/client health and wellness using critical maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and achieve a minimum course grade of Programs thinking and problem solving in the provision of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) on all prerequisite courses. In evidenced-based practice; addition, applicants must earn a minimum 2.5 grade Periodontics and Allied Dental Programs Chair 4. assume responsibility for dental hygiene actions point average in the combined prerequisite science and Professor of Periodontics E. Brady and care based on accepted scientific theories courses (inorganic chemistry, human anatomy, and Hancock and research as well as the accepted standard of human physiology). Courses taken at institutions Allied Dental Programs is a title that serves as an care; other than Indiana University must show a grade of C umbrella primarily for three areas of study for 5. continuously perform self-assessment for lifelong or above to be accepted as transfer credit by Indiana persons seeking careers associated with the learning and professional growth; University. All required science courses must be profession of dentistry — dental assisting, dental completed by the end of the spring semester of the hygiene, and dental laboratory technology. The 6. advance the profession through service activities year in which the applicant applies to the program, Indianapolis campus offers programs in dental and affiliations with professional organizations; and preference will be given to students who have assisting and dental hygiene; both are housed in the 7. provide quality assurance mechanisms for health completed all required courses by that time. school’s Department of Periodontics and Allied Dental services; Prerequisite science courses must have been Programs. For information about the Dental Assisting 8. communicate effectively with individuals and completed within the past seven years. Questions Program, contact the director (details listed on groups from diverse populations both orally and about course work that does not meet these time page 99). in writing; limits should be directed to the Office of Admissions 9. provide accurate, consistent, and complete and Student Affairs at IUSD. Dental Hygiene documentation for assessment, diagnosis, Other admissions requirements include a minimum Director and Associate Professor Nancy A. planning, implementation, and evaluation of of eight hours of observation of a practicing dental Young dental hygiene services; hygienist in at least two different dental offices, Chairperson of Periodontics and Allied Dental 10. provide care to all clients using an individualized submission of two rating recommendations using Programs and Professor E. Brady Hancock approach that is humane, empathetic, and caring; prescribed forms, and attendance at a mandatory Professors Byron L. Olson, Gail F. Williamson, 11. provide planned educational services using open house for eligible dental hygiene applicants at Susan L. Zunt appropriate interpersonal communication skills IUSD. Clinical Professor Mark E. Mallatt and educational strategies to promote optimal All applications and supporting materials are to be Associate Professors Steven H. Larsen, Jack. E. oral health; submitted by February 1. Applicants who are re- Schaaf, Don-John Summerlin 12. initiate and assume responsibility for health applying must submit a new application using current Clinical Associate Professors Charles O. promotion, health education, and disease forms. Applications may be obtained by contacting Hazelrigg, Pamela A. Rettig prevention activities for diverse populations; the dental school’s Office of Admissions and Student Assistant Professor R. Hunter Rackley Jr. 13. systematically collect, analyze, and record data on Affairs or from the IUSD Admissions Web site. the general, oral, and psychosocial health status Requirements and forms for admission to the IUSD Clinical Assistant Professors Jane L. Blanchard, of a variety of patients/clients using methods Dental Hygiene Program are specific to this program Lorinda L. Coan, Joyce C. Hudson, Elizabeth A. consistent with medico-legal principles; only and are not accepted for admission to other Hughes, Seok-Jin Kim, Thomas A. Mahler, Sybil S. dental hygiene programs in the state. Applications for Niemann, James M. Oldham, Norman L. Stump 14. use critical decision-making skills to reach conclusions about the patients’/clients’ dental admission to any other Indiana dental hygiene Clinical Lecturers Peggy A. Fabiani, Lisa L. hygiene needs based on all available assessment program must be directed to those programs and Maxwell, Sally I. Phillips, Sharon A. Querry, Angel J. data; follow their prescribed procedures. Reed, Stephanie L. Schafer, Sandra J. Townsend, Tracy A. West 15. collaborate with the patient/client and/or other Class size is limited, and there are more qualified health professionals to formulate a applicants than can be accepted each year. Applicants Adjunct Clinical Lecturer Melinda L. Meadows comprehensive dental hygiene care plan that is are encouraged to consult with the School of The dental hygienist is a member of the dental health patient/client-centered and based on current Dentistry’s Office of Admissions and Student Affairs or team providing educational, preventive, and scientific evidence; the program director for pre-dental hygiene therapeutic oral health services. Employment 16. provide specialized treatment that includes counseling. Potential applicants are advised to review opportunities may be available in private dental preventive and therapeutic services designed to the list of minimum skill standards for admission and practice, hospitals, public health, educational achieve and maintain oral health; and retention in the dental hygiene profession. This institutions, and research. 17. evaluate the effectiveness of the implemented document is provided on the Web site and from the clinical, preventive, and educational services and IUSD Office of Admissions and Student Affairs. In Associate of Science Degree addition to these standards, it is necessary that modify as needed. The Indiana University School of Dentistry’s students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Program associate’s degree program in dental hygiene is a full- Admission Requirements enter with basic computer literacy sufficient to allow time program requiring two academic years to Required prerequisite courses may be taken at any them to participate in instruction involving computer- complete. It is composed of a core curriculum of 27 accredited college or university. A list of approved based course work, Internet-searching, basic word courses presented over four semesters and one courses is available by contacting the Office of processing, and e-mail applications. summer session. All courses are mandatory. Admissions and Student Affairs at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. A list of approved Admission policies may change after the information The curriculum supports attainment of the following in this publication is printed. Potential applicants are dental hygiene prerequisite courses at most Indiana list of competencies expected of a dental hygienist advised to consult the Web site of the School of colleges and universities can also be accessed at the entering the profession. Dentistry Office of Admissions and Student Affairs for following Web site: The graduate will be prepared to: EDU/sa/admissions_information.htm. Prerequisite the most current and updated admission policies and courses include one semester each of English procedures. 1. apply a professional code of ethics in all endeavors; composition, chemistry with laboratory, human Tuition and Ancillary Fees 2. adhere to state and federal laws, anatomy, human physiology, psychology, sociology, For information about tuition and ancillary fees, recommendations, regulations, and safety and public speaking, and two semester courses in including mandatory health insurance coverage, practices in the provision of dental hygiene care; arts and humanities. Remedial courses may not be contact the School of Dentistry’s Office of Admissions used to fulfill this requirement. All applicants must and Student Affairs.
  5. 5. School of Dentistry 101 Core Courses for the H221 Clinical Dental Hygiene Procedures (1-3 cr.) Clinical assignment for instruction and Bachelor of Science Professional experience in performing dental hygiene services. Degree Curriculum for Dental H224 Oral Histology and Embryology (1 cr.) Histological aspects of the tooth and periodontium: The Bachelor of Science degree-completion program in public health dental hygiene provides an Hygienists embryologic development of the face and neck. opportunity for graduate dental hygienists to develop H204 Periodontics (1 cr.) Study of the normal H252 Introduction to Evidence-based Dental further expertise in public health methods or dental periodontium at the clinical, histologic, and Hygiene Care (1 cr.) Foundational knowledge to hygiene education and includes application of biochemical levels; procedures involved in carrying implement evidence-based decision-making strategies practical experience. It is designed to meet the needs out a comprehensive periodontal examination and in the provision of patient/client care. It includes of part-time students who wish to work while performing a periodontal prophylaxis. basic knowledge and skills related to research completing their bachelor’s degree. It prepares terminology, library and computer-based information hygienists for leadership roles in education, public H205 Medical and Dental Emergencies (1 cr.) retrieval systems, approaches to reviewing and health, commercial ventures, professional A study in emergency situations in the dental office, evaluating scientific literature, and dental indices associations, and/or health advocacy. It can enhance including predisposing factors and drugs, and used in the description of oral health and disease. career opportunities available to dental hygienists in a treatment to include the support of the H301-H302 Clinical Practice II-III (5-5 cr.) variety of areas, including but not limited to: state and cardiopulmonary system. Continued performance of dental hygiene services in county health departments, academia, sales and H206-H207 General Pathology I and II (1-1 cr.) marketing, educational software development, Mechanisms of disease at the cellular, organ, and various clinical settings. Included are didactic instruction and clinical application of dental hygiene pharmaceuticals, dental education consulting, dental systemic levels with special references to specific insurance companies, research, and clinical dental disease processes; includes general concepts, services for providing patient care. hygiene. Program activities promote development of terminology, and pathology of organ systems. H303 Radiology (1 cr.) Principles of radiation professional leadership skills and prepare hygienists MICR J210 Microbiology and Immunology production, placement of intraoral film, proper for entry into graduate programs. (4 cr.) For prenursing, allied health sciences, and exposure and processing of film, radiation safety, and dental hygiene students; others by consent of interpretation of radiographs. For more information about this program, consult the instructor. Consideration of immunology and host- H304 Oral Pathology: Second Year (2 cr.) School of Dentistry’s Bulletin, the IUSD Dental Hygiene defense mechanisms, and pathogenic bacteria, Developmental abnormalities and acquired disorders Web site, or the Dental Hygiene Program Office. viruses, fungi, and parasites in human disease. of teeth and surrounding structure. Laboratory exercises include microbial biology, H305-H306-H307 Radiology Clinic I-II-III Administration microscopy, asepsis, pure culture, identification, (1-1-1 cr.) Clinical application of intraoral and Dean Lawrence I. Goldblatt antimicrobial agents, viral hemagglutination, extraoral radiographs. representative immunological reactions. There are Executive Associate Dean Chris H. Miller H308 Dental Materials: First Year (2 cr.) three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory Associate Deans Composition and physical and chemical properties of exercises each week in a 15-week course. James L. McDonald Jr., Dental Education materials used in dentistry. H214 Oral Anatomy (3 cr.) A study of the Chris H. Miller, Academic Affairs and Graduate H311 Dental Health Education (3 cr.) An Education morphology, structure, and function of deciduous and introduction to basic communication and motivation permanent teeth and surrounding tissues, also Margot L. Van Dis, Student Affairs skills, instructional objectives, learning theory, George P. Willis, Clinical Affairs including osteology of the maxilla and mandible, evaluation of educational materials, and special needs nerve and vascular supply of teeth, and muscles of Domenick T. Zero, Research patients. mastication, with reinforcing laboratory procedures Chairs H321 Periodontics (1-2 cr.) A study of periodontal and clinical application. Cecil E. Brown Jr., Department of Endodontics disease, including the anatomy, classification, etiology, H215 Pharmacology and Therapeutics: First treatment, and relationship to systemic conditions. (Acting) Year (2 cr.) Actions and uses of drugs and theory of Arden G. Christen, Department of Oral Biology H344 Senior Hygiene Seminar (2 cr.) Ethics, (Acting) anesthetics; emphasis on drugs used in dentistry. jurisprudence, and practice management concepts, Jeffrey A. Dean, Department of Oral Facial H216 Chemistry and Nutrition: First Year (3 cr.) including a study of state practice acts, dental hygiene Specific ideas in chemistry are correlated with Development (Acting) employment opportunities, recall systems, and David T. Brown, Department of Restorative Dentistry working principles in dentistry — previous current trends in the dental hygiene profession. knowledge of chemistry assumed. (Acting) H347 Community Dental Health (4 cr.) E. Brady Hancock, Department of Periodontics and H217 Preventive Dentistry: Second Year (1 cr.) Principles and practice of program planning, Allied Dental Programs Detection and prevention of dental disease; included implementation, and evaluation for community and Jeffrey D. Bennett, Department of Oral Surgery and is a study of dental surveys, dental indices, and school dental health programs. Hospital Dentistry fluoride therapy. E351 Advanced Dental Materials for Dental Domenick T. Zero, Department of Preventive and H218 Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene: First Auxiliaries (2 cr.) Lecture and laboratory course Community Dentistry Year (4 cr.) An introduction to the dental and dental designed to teach additional concepts of dental Susan L. Zunt, Department of Oral Pathology, hygiene profession, including the basic didactic and materials and their use in intraoral techniques. Medicine, and Radiology laboratory/clinic practice for the performance of Included is instruction in dental auxiliary utilization dental hygiene services. principles and the manipulation of dental materials H219 Clinical Practice I (4 cr.) Performance of used in delegated intraoral functions. dental hygiene services in various clinical settings. Included is didactic instruction and application of dental hygiene procedures for providing patient care and an introduction to oral diagnosis.
  6. 6. 102 IUPUI All-Campus Bulletin 2004-06 Dental Hygiene Rackley, R. Hunter, Jr., Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene (M.H.E., Medical College of Georgia, 1977) Faculty Reed, Angel J., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene (The following list includes the names of faculty (B.S., Indiana University, 1990) associated with the Dental Hygiene Program. See the School of Dentistry Bulletin for a complete list of the Rettig, Pamela A., Clinical Associate Professor of dental faculty.) Dental Hygiene (M.S., University of Missouri, 1993) Blanchard, Jane L., Clinical Assistant Professor of Schaaf, Jack E., Associate Professor of Dental Dental Hygiene (M.H.S., Medical University of South Diagnostic Sciences (D.D.S., Indiana University, Carolina, 1984) 1975) Coan, Lorinda L., Clinical Assistant Professor of Schafer, Stephanie L., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Dental Hygiene (M.S., Indiana University, 2001) Hygiene (B.S., Indiana University, 2000) Fabiani, Peggy A., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Stump, Norman L., Clinical Assistant Professor of Hygiene (B.S., Indiana University, 1998) Operative Dentistry, of Dental Hygiene, and of Dental Assisting (D.D.S., Indiana University, 1979) Hancock, E. Brady, Chairperson of Periodontics and Allied Dental Programs; Professor of Periodontics Summerlin, Don-John, Associate Professor of Oral (D.D.S., University of Illinois, 1967) Pathology (D.M.D., University of Alabama, 1985) Hazelrigg, Charles O., Clinical Associate Professor of Townsend, Sandra J., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Pediatric Dentistry and of Dental Hygiene (D.D.S., Hygiene (B.S., Indiana University, 2001) Indiana University, 1970) West, Tracy A., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene Hudson, Joyce C., Clinical Assistant Professor of (B.S., Indiana University, 1985) Dental Hygiene (M.S., University of Missouri, 1982) Williamson, Gail F., Professor of Dental Diagnostic Hughes, Elizabeth A., Clinical Assistant Professor of Sciences (M.S., Indiana University, 1982) Dental Hygiene (M.S., Indiana University, 2000) Young, Nancy A., Associate Professor and Director of Kim, Seok-Jin, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene (M.Ed., Temple University, 1981) Periodontics (D.D.S., Indiana University, 1996; Zunt, Susan L., Chairperson of Oral Pathology, D.D.S., Seoul National University, South Korea, Medicine, and Radiology; Professor of Oral 1993) Pathology (D.D.S., Case Western Reserve University, Larsen, Steven H., Associate Professor of 1977) Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1974) Mahler, Thomas A., Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene (D.D.S., Indiana University, 1984) Mallatt, Mark E., Clinical Professor of Preventive and Community Dentistry and of Dental Hygiene (D.D.S., Indiana University, 1975) Maxwell, Lisa L., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene (B.S., Indiana University, 2000) Meadows, Melinda L., Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene, Oral Facial Development; Adjunct Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene, Periodontics and Allied Dental Programs (B.S., Indiana University, 2000) Niemann, Sybil S., Clinical Assistant Professor of Allied Dental Programs (D.D.S., Indiana University, 1966) Oldham, James M., Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene and of Dental Assisting (D.D.S., Indiana University, 1983) Olson, Byron L., Professor of Preventive and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine (Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1970) Phillips, Sally I., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene (B.S., Indiana University, 1981) Querry, Sharon A., Clinical Lecturer in Dental Hygiene (B.S., Indiana University, 1998)