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Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program (AEGD)

The Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program is a one-year post-doctoral certificate program for General Dentists.

This program is designed to permit a greater concentration in the area of clinical experience than those leading to an advanced degree.

The AEGD curriculum includes (courses):

  • IMPLANT DENTISTRY
    Diagnosis, management and treatment of both fixed and removable implant patients. Lecture, seminars and patient treatment.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
    Principles of office management, including accounting, insurance, financial planning, office design and personnel relations.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED REMOVABLE PROSTHODONTICS
    Diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical treatment of complicated cases requiring advanced skills in removable prosthodontics.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED FIXED PROSTHODONTICS
    Diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical treatment of complicated cases requiring advanced skills in fixed prosthodontics, including implant restoration.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • CurriculumADVANCED CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY
    Diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis and instrumentation skills; basic surgical techniques.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL ORTHODONTICS
    Diagnosis and evaluation of a variety of malocclusions; emphasis on minor tooth movement, interceptive treatment and maintenance of arch integrity.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • CONCEPTS IN OPERATIVE DENTISTRY
    Recent theories and techniques relating to restorative dental materials; emphasis on indications and contraindications for tooth-colored restorative materials; esthetic dentistry.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
    Diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical treatment of complex pediatric patients; emphasis on medically compromised and behavior management cases.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • TREATMENT PLANNING CONFERENCES
    Diagnosis and treatment planning for complicated cases involving a multidisciplinary approach; student presentation of complex cases to a graduate faculty forum; defense of treatment plans using documented scientific or clinical evidence.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • LITERATURE REVIEWS
    Detailed review of recent literature on a topic chosen by the graduate faculty; enhancement of student knowledge in the subject area and ability to evaluate scientific literature.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • CLINICAL PATHOLOGY CONFERENCES
    Presentation of clinical cases representing various types of oral pathology; formulation of a logical differential diagnosis.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • CLINICAL ENDODONTICS
    Diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with complex endodontic problems; surgical and nonsurgical treatment and retreatment of complicated cases.
    Staff—2 sem. hrs.
  • ETHICS IN DENTISTRY
    Ethical approach to practice promotion and professional interactions.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED GERIATRIC DENTISTRY
    Diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of geriatric patients with special needs; emphasis on medically, physically and mentally compromised patients.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED DENTISTRY FOR SPECIAL CARE PATIENTS
    Clinical application and experience in the care and treatment of special-care patients with medical, physical and mental handicaps.
    Staff—1.5 sem. hrs.
  • ADVANCED MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
    Principles of oral surgery techniques and procedures in the outpatient clinic and operating room environments; demonstrations and clinical application.
    Staff—2 sem. hrs.
Last edited by: tarpley 07/24/2014

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