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Advanced Education Program In Prosthodontics



About the Program

Objectives

To provide a historical perspective of prosthodontics in a manner which will permit and encourage the student to make objective evaluations.

To provide a comprehensive background of those biologic and allied sciences relevant to diagnosis, planning and treatment of routine and complex prosthodontic problems.

To provide clinical treatment experiences in the various aspects of prosthodontics with emphasis upon attainment of skills and judgment in treating complex problems.

To prepare the candidate for examination by the American Board of Prosthodontics.

To prepare the candidate for teaching at predoctoral or postgraduate levels.


Scope of Training

The program is designed to prepare the resident to treat complex prosthodontic patients. Through an abundance of patients, the resident will treat many patients requiring fixed, removable, implants and/or maxillo-facial prostheses. Training is provided in the clinical, laboratory, and basic sciences, which will give the graduate the basis to be successful in a clinical or academic setting. Preparation for attainment of board certification is provided through patient care, weekly review sessions, and two mock boards annually.

Instruction in preparing quality lectures and clinical coverage in the undergraduate clinic is provided. The David Wands teaching fellowship ($ 10,000) is available for selected residents.

Research is required and may lead to a Master Degree.       In addition, training grants are available for qualifying students who wish also to pursue a PhD degree

Site of Training- Major site of training is the Dental School
Number of Positions- Three
Special Admission Guidelines

Students must have acceptable scholastic achievement at the predoctoral level.
Apersonal interview and references are required.

National Board Exam results are highly recommended.

Length of Program- Three years

Curriculum

YEAR I

Credit

PROS 567A

Instructional Methodology

1

PROS 568A

Clinical Prosthodontics

32

PROS 569A

Literature Review Seminar

6

PROS 578A

Treatment Planning Seminar

4

PROS 579A

Applied Teaching in Removable Prosthodontics

4

PROS 587A

Research

1

PROS 598A

Advanced Dental Materials

2

PERI 568B

Conjoint Seminars

1

DANA 614

Anatomy of the Head and Neck

3

DANA 618

Spec/Biostatistics

1

DANA 622

Oral Histology and Embryology

2

DANA 633

Temporomandibular Joint

1

DMIC 609

Special Problems

1

DPAT 612

Oral Pathology Problems

2

DPAT 613

Oral Pathology Problems

2

DPHR 656

Dental Toxicology

2

YEAR 2Credit

PROS 568C

Clinical Prosthodontics

56

PROS 569C

Literature Review Seminar

6

PROS 578C

Treatment Planning Seminar

4

PROS 579C

Applied Teaching in Removable Prosthodontics

4

PROS 588C

Research

2

PROS 589C

Applied Teaching in Fixed Restorative

4

PROS 597C

Board Case Presentation

1

PERI 568D

Conjoint Seminars

1

YEAR 3Credit

PROS 568D

Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics

48

PROS 569D

Literature Review Seminar

4

PROS 570D

Applied Sciences Related to Implant Prosthodontics

4

PROS 578D

Treatment Planning Seminar

4


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