Digital radiography captures a patient’s radiograph digitally instead of using tradition film. Utilization of this technology reduces patient radiation exposure and allows immediate image viewing. This technology is critical in the practice of dentistry today.
This program will advance your knowledge and experience in both implant placement techniques and technology. As a resident in our program, you will receive training from the Graduate Periodontics Program and the Department of Oral Surgery. The Department of Implantology will further your knowledge in the fabrication of the final restorations. Our goal is to prepare the resident to incorporate implant dentistry in their private practice and to be able to communicate with specialities throughout the treatment process.
The resident will learn how to utilize the intraoral camera as a teaching tool to help gain case acceptance. This diagnostic piece of equipment will aid in evaluating and diagnosing dental problems.
Cad/Cam restorations are rapidly becoming an alternative to traditional cast restorations. Residents will gain experience in proper case selection for the use of these restorations. Furthermore, you will learn to design your case and mill the case in our clinic. This system allows a crown to be fabricated and bonded in the same appointment.
Our program utilizes both digital and traditional impression techniques in treating patients.
Cutting-Edge Computer Software
Our staff utilizes the latest programs and practice management system. There are many different practice management programs in the marketplace. Our goal is to allow the residents to practice in a paperless environment in order that they gain the experience to transition into a paperless private practice. We will have opportunities for various vendors to present their software in order that you gain an understanding of the different dental practice management software packages available to the clinician.
It is important for a resident to be able treat more complex endodontic cases. Utilization of the microscope will allow the student resident to view and treat complex endodontic canal systems that often face a clinician. The resident will work with an Endodontist to gain a better understanding and utilization of this technology.