GPR - Program Objectives
Dental Care Delivery
  • Develop competence, efficiency and technical knowledge in dentistry
  • Learn hospital, community, and dental practice settings
  • Learn dental business and practice skills including OSHA standards, scheduling, record keeping, financial arrangements, and legal issues.
  • Recognize and diagnose oral disease based on patient complaints, clinical examination, diagnostic testing, laboratory data, and consultation with other healthcare professionals
  • Learn assessments, treatments and alternatives, and prevention strategies
  • Diagnose patients with complex needs
  • Master the integration of multiple dental disciplines
  • Develop treatment plans for patients with special needs and implement plan modifications as needed
  • Competency in the use of rotary endo
  • Advanced techniques in periodontics and prosthodontics
  • Provide fixed and removable implant retained restorations, including fixed/removable hybrids (all on four technique)
  • Training in pediatric dental behavior management
  • OR protocol and technique
  • provide care for patients under conscious sedation
  • Provide appropriate consultations to other healthcare providers
  • Make appropriate referrals to other healthcare providers
  • Obtain and interpret clinical and other diagnostic information form dental professionals and other healthcare providers
  • Use clinical, medical and pathology laboratories
  • Learn how to treat medical emergencies that may occur in a dental office setting
  • Learn how to perform a physical examination and assess traumatic injuries
  • Provide treatment for patients with intra and extra oral maxillofacial infections
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