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Advanced Education in General Dentistry

Mission Statement of AEGD

The mission of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Oklahoma is to be a premier advanced program for the general dentist.  We are committed to using modern techniques and are passionate about quality patient care.  the graduates of our program are superiorly prepared for a career in dentistry in both simple and complex patient care and the business systems of a dental practice.

AEGD Goal and Objectives

  • Focus and develop advanced general dentistry knowledge.
  • Prepare residents for a smooth transition into private practice from clinical, communication and financial standpoints.
  • Be a completely self-sufficient department within OUCOD.
  • Encourage and promote residents with enhanced problem-solving skills for complex patient care.
  • Practice efficient residents to practice efficient four-handed dentistry.
  • Develop leadership in the residents for effective management and training of dental support team members.
  • Have a work environment others wish to emulate. 
  • Encourage community service and providing patient care for in need populations.


The Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program is one of several residency programs offered at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, providing you the tools to propel your career in dentistry forward.   

This comprehensive program is designed to enhance your clinical skills and productivity and is an excellent preparation for those looking to open a private practice.


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Program Structure

As an AEGD resident, you will provide comprehensive care to a varied community and spend approximately 80 percent of the program involved in direct patient care in a group practice environment. From routine check-ups to placing and restoring dental implants, each day will offer new and complex challenges.

State-of-the-Art Technology

AEGD students train and perform procedures in renovated facilities that incorporate the latest in clinical and research technology. 


View the current residents in AEGD. 

City Life

Oklahoma City offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you'd expect in a modern metropolis and continues to grow at a rapid pace. Our campus is just a few minutes from the city center and nearby Bricktown, an early-day warehouse area transformed into one of the fastest growing entertainment district in the Southwest. Next door is the Chesapeake Energy Arena, home to the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team, live concerts and world-class events. 

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