Course Developer and Director
AEGD - Basic Endodontics
AEGD - Preclinical Endodontics
AEGD - Clinical Endodontics (Task force)
AEGD - Clinical Endodontics
AEGD - Advanced Endodontics
AEGD - Surgical Endodontics
AEGD - Surgical Case Presentation Seminar
AEGD - Clinical Surgical Endodontics
AEGD - Biological Basis of Endo therapy & Literature Review
AEGD - Evidence Based Dental Literature
AEGD - Comprehensive Case Presentation Seminar
Participated in Development of patient education materials in
Oral and Dental Health education as part of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz National campaign for health promotion sponsored by the
Medical Service Directorate.
Developed Medical Dentistry Section at RKH (Riyadh Armed
Forces Hospital) which includes a course, clinical internship
focusing on the relationship between oral health and systemic
health. This also resulted in establishment of the Dental Diabetes
Clinic that treat only Diabetic patients.
Developed School Based Dental clinics (SBDC) concept which is
a permanent dental treatment room staffed by a Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and Dental Assistant.
Purpose is to provide preventative education and treatment to
grade school children and improve oral hygiene awareness in
elementary schools. There are currently 6 schools involved in this
project in Riyadh are.
Developed the proposal to establish an Advanced General Dentistry Center at the Riyadh Al Kharj Hospital (RKH) to train the Saudi Ministry of Defense Dentists and improve their clinical general skills in the different advanced specialties. The program emphasizes Endodontics, Periodontics, Pedodontics, Restorative Dentistry and is being administered and taught by Saudi and International visiting faculty. The center was officially dedicated on February 17, 1999 by RKH Prince AbdulRahman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud as Prince AbdulRahman Advanced Dental Institute (PAADI).
Developed the present format of the advanced endodontic specialty program at USC which received full approval and accreditation of the American Dental Association Council of Education in 1994. The Advanced Endodontics Program at USC has undergone many changes and has passed four accreditations visits while Dr. Abou-Rass was a chair for the Department in 1973, 1980, 1987 and 1994.
Alternatives in Endodontics – an advanced course presented to the senior dental (selectives) students (Course numbers 700-711 – Advanced Endodontics)
Developed an Applied Surgical Anatomy course presented to the Advanced Specialties.
Clinical Endodontics – concentrated early experience presented to the junior class
Basic Endodontic course (#521); 28 hours, lecture; undergraduate program
Preclinical Endodontic course (#521L); 28 hours, lecture, laboratory; undergraduate program
Biological Basis of Endodontics Therapy course (#570abcd); seminar; advanced graduate program, 3 trimester (annual) course. A classical and recent literature review
Review of Endodontic course (#574); seminar; graduate program, 3 trimester (annual) course
Directed Research; endodontic course (#591); graduate program Surgical Endodontics; lecture-seminar course; advanced endodontics
Basic Endodontic for Dental Hygienist; 12 hours (annual) course Pulpal Diagnosis; 14 hours, lecture-seminar-clinic course (#501)
Preclinical and clinical endodontics; international students program (annual) 56 hours