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CLASS OF 2017 NEWSLETTER

Lyric of the Week


Because you know I'm
All about that bass
'Bout that bass, no treble

- MEGHAN TRAINOR


Week 16 ...

Reminders:
Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony!!
DetailedinformationregardingtheWhiteCoatCeremonyisnowavailableatthefollowingwebsite:Class
of 2017 White Coat Ceremony Website
NYUCD is offering this years influenza vaccine for free
D2s are able to receive vaccine during the week of November 1, 2014 during the following times:
Monday through Friday: 9:00 am 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Note: If you decline the vaccine you must make an appointment with the Health Screening Unit to
complete and sign a Declination Form for Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Personnel.
Fall Blood Drive Wednesday,October29,2014
StudentLounge(sublevel)from12:00to6:00PM.
Signuponlineathttp://www.nyu.edu/dental/events/blooddrive/betweennowandWednesday,October
29,7:00a.m.,or,justwalkin.Thereissufficientroomforboth.
National Student Research Group of NYUCD is proud to announce our Fall Research Symposium: Regenerative
Medicine in Dentistry.
SRG is pleased to extend an invitation to this years symposium on Monday, October 27th in Nagle
Auditorium from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. The event will showcase groundbreaking basic science research as
well as innovative clinical treatment techniques. In addition, we are honored to have our very own
Vice Dean for Research, Louis Terracio, give an opening speech on this topic.
The following speakers will be presenting their research:
Nicola C. Partridge, Professor, Chairperson Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology, NYUCD
Sarindr Bhumiratana, Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering, Columbia University
John L. Ricci, Associate Professor Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics, NYUCD
Kenneth E. Fleisher, Clinical Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, NYUCD
Schein Store extended hours!
Friday October 24, 2014 from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Monday October 27, 2014 from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Tuesday October 28, 2014 from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Wednesday October 29, 2014 from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Thursday October 30, 2014 from 7:30 am closing at 3:30 pm.
Initial Clinical Experience (ICE) in pediatric dentistry
Students must wear scrubs, closed toe shoes, bring safety glasses, and have their NYU ID before
arriving for attendance. Students failing to meet these requirements are subject to dismissal and
make-up rotations.
Meet in the Dental School lobby (Septodont Lecture Hall) at 8:15 a.m. to take attendance. From there
students will be assigned to either an off-site location or the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic on 9W.
Transportation will be provided to and from off-site locations.
Sign up to be a scribe!!
Transcript service is looking for scribes!!!
If interested contact transcriptservice2017@gmail.com

If you want to send in any announcements - just email them to melissa.lass@nyu.edu by Saturday at 2:00 pm.

Class Reminders - To Do List

General Pathology
Conference 6 Immunopathology
Extra Credit if you attend 6 of the 7 conferences GO TO YOUR SECTION
Note: Change in the topics of this weeks lecture:
10/31/2014 Neoplasia

GDS II - Restorative Dentistry
DAU Feedback
https://docs.google.com/a/nyu.edu/forms/d/1FvuXj-Be7HZhh_GZFBT261jukrohrljRTeUEPNp0f
y0/viewform?usp=send_form
Lab - October 27, 2014 G Bee
Bring/To do for lab:
G Bee Daily Care Form (2 copies - 1 for personal records)
G Bee completed completed patient chart
Chart to include: at least forms 1A, 1C, 2A, 3A, 4A, Progress Notes
Do all necessary surgical procedures for her lower left quadrant
Students working in teams of 2 will alternate positions of treating dentist/ dental assistant
when completing required restorations
NOTE: Those students that received a "3" on their remedial practical last Monday will redo those procedures as
homework, and show it to their faculty.
Upcoming!!
Update your natural teeth typodont will be using this soon
Stone models of your own mouth, that we will also soon require.

DOD
Endo Section Exam October 28, 2014
15% of the course grade.
Remember If you fail any section exam, you must pass that component portion of the final
As per Rolas e-mail:
The two lectures originally scheduled for 10/17/14 covering prognosis and pulp biology were cancelled.
In its place, Dr. Malek gave a lecture about Local Anesthesia on 10/17/14.
**You are not responsible for the two lectures: Prognosis/pulp biology as they were never taught but
you will be tested on all other lectures on the schedule plus the Local Anesthesia lecture in addition.

CR I - Sim: Fixed & Implant Pros
Practical #1 October 28, 2014 (Section B and A) and October 30, 2014 (Section C)
Practical I-1 #21 Single Unit Prep. & Interim Rest. (BEST OF TWO ATTEMPTS)
Colored teeth and colored polymer will be provided in the practical
#21 is a porcelain fused to metal preparation (1.2-1.5 mm axial reduction on the facial; 1.0 mm axial
reduction on the lingual; 2.0 mm occlusal reduction; 0.5 mm from the gingiva)
IMPORTANT NOTES:
Doors will be open 30 minutes before the lab. Come AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY to your
assigned session. We will begin NO LATER than 8:15 am and 5:45 pm, respectively.
You MUST has both arches with INTACT, VIRGIN teeth in the correct anatomical positions
(NO prostheses, NO prepared teeth). Evaluate #18 and 22 , especially. Also, check #6, 8,
9 and 10. If they have been cut in a practice session, CHANGE them. Make sure #18 is in the
proper orientation., When viewed from the proximal, the flat side is the lingual; the curved
side is the buccal. Screws should be tight. DO NOT UNSCREW THE TEETH AT ANY TIME.
The 3rd molars (#1, 16, 17, 32) may be removed if doing so improves Maximum
Intercuspation (MI).
You will bring a PVS matrix to the practical exam. Your matrix should be less than 7 days
old.
You will have ONE HOUR and 30 minutes to complete the practical.
You will sit in your regularly assigned seats.
Lab 27 October 28, 2014 (Section C) and Lab 28 October 30, 2014 (Section B and A) non-practical day
#19-21 interim restoration (contd.)
Finishing & Polishing
Fixed Prosthodontics Preclinical Manual: Interim Restorations
DUE DATES:
October 30, 2014 2 #8 preparations prepared to a standard of excellence
October 30, 2014 2 #6 preparations prepared to a standard of excellence
November 6, 2014 2 3-unit bridge preparations (#6-#8) prepared to a standard of excellence
*** For unit bridge preparation (#6-#8) NEED to fabricate vacuum-form matrix for the
maxilla teeth #5-11 and a Putty matrix for the mandibular left quadrant
November 25, 2014 2 preparations and interim restorations # 10 prepared to a standard of
excellence
November 25, 2014 2 #10 polycarbonate crown form anterior interim restorations
December 2, 2014 3 sets of preparations & 2 interim restorations #19-21 prepared to a standard of
excellence

CR II - Sim: Removable Pros
Lab - October 29, 2014
Survey and Design of the Diagnostic Cast Maxillary and mandibular (design A)
In this lab we will learn how to:
use the surveyor to determine the proper path of insertion and tilt of the cast, to establish
proper survey lines, and tripod the cast
**Dont forget to read lab manual
Lab Quiz - questions will come from lab manual
Lecture - October 29, 2014
Lecture Quiz - questions will come from lecture material.

Intro to Oral Surgery
Watchemailsforadditionalopportunitiestopracticedeliveringlocalanesthesia.
Theseextralunchtimesessionsarepurelyoptional.
Location for OMS Lock Box 3W (Mounted on the wall on the right side of the OMS Faculty office 3W)
DUE DATES:
Medical Emergency Module DUE no later than January 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM.
http://nyu.globaldentalschools.net/login/index.php
Submit printed copy of the certificate of completion at the end of the module to Ms.
Lindarose Perosi directly (office on 3W), no later than January 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM.
LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.
COMPLETION CERTIFICATES SUBMITTED BY EMAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Case Studies in Ethics


Forum Post DUE October 27, 2014 at 11:59 PM.

Infectious Disease
1st class October 31, 2014
Syllabus not yet uploaded

Assessment Skills
Course Syllabus is posted on NYU Classes.
Make sure you are writing your course reflections and posting images

Upcoming Practicals.to the end of the semester!

Date Section Class Exam
10/28/2
014
B and A CRI Prosth Practical I-1: #21 single unit prep & interim restoration (first of two
attempts - BEST score of the two attempts taken)
10/30/2
014
C CRI Prosth Practical I-1: #21 single unit prep & interim restoration (first of two
attempts - BEST score of the two attempts taken)
11/03/2
014
All Restorative Practical #3 - Class V and Class III procedures
11/13/2
014
All CRI Prosth Practical I-2: #21 single unit prep & interim restoration (second of
two attempts - EVERYONE must take all second attempts)
11/24/2
014
Half of
each
section
Restorative Practical #4 - Class II Prep/Composite
12/01/2
014
Half of
each
section
Restorative Practical #4 - Class II Prep/Composite
12/02/2 All CRI Prosth Practical II-1: Fixed Partial Denture #19-21 bridge chamfer
014 preparations (#19 FCC; #21 MCR)
(first of two attempts)
12/08/2
014
Restorative Make-up and/or Repeat for any of previous practicals


***EVERYONE must take all CR I Practicals TWICE, even if you receive 100 on the first attempt best score will
be recorded.

Outreach Opportunities

View NEW Outreach opportunities here:
nyucd17.com/outreach
Lab Availability

View LIVE lab availability here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1bXLi2tidxQJAxLA7LAFXDAK8PnPbICeJfgfuQx5B3Hw/edit?usp=sharing

Curriculum Updates/Reminders

Get Challenge Forms here:
http://nyucd17.com/curriculum


Shout Outs!

A long overdue shoutout to everyone in Pcrew for being so supportive, helping each other out and being non
judgmental especially when someone's going through a tough time. Yall are the best GP fam!
To all the scribes who have been able to maintain a busy schedule with exams and practicals AND provide the
class with transcripts. It is their selfless behavior that exemplifies the wonderful class of 2017.

Do you think someone deserves a SHOUT OUT?? Tell me at melissa.lass@nyu.edu

Tips from Upper Classmen

Make sure that your OSHA protocols are being followed during the practical (i.e. barrier tape, mask, and goggles).
You will be given one warning! If there is a second time that faculty notices an OSHA violation - you will be failed
and asked to leave.

Do you have tips from upperclassmen PLEASE share them with us all!!