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.
ADVANCED 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.