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More than 80% of total resident time is spent in clinical activity. Extensive clinical experiences plus dental and medical rotations are supported by evidence-based instruction, which includes lectures and seminars, clinically-oriented basic sciences, plus training in advanced clinical procedures and hospital dentistry that has been developed by board-certified specialists from across many dental, medical and interprofessional disciplines. 

Clinical Training & Experiences:

  • Infant Oral Health Examinations & Anticipatory Guidance
  • Well-Child & Non-Pharmalogic Behavior Guidance
  • Treatment of Patients with Medical, Intellectual, Developmental, Cognitive or Physical Disabilities
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Hospital Dentistry
  • Management of Traumatic Injuries
  • Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics
  • Public Health & Advocacy

Hospital & Medical Rotations:

  • General Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Operating Room
  • Inpatient Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Private Practice
  • Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate
  • Oral Surgery

Lectures & Seminars:

Clinical experiences are supported by evidence-based didactic lectures and seminars, clinically-oriented basic sciences plus training in advanced clinical procedures and hospital dentistry.


Residents complete a publishable-quality research project, which aids in developing their ability to critically evaluate the scientific literature, understand and appreciate a variety of research methodologies, and incorporate evidence-based dentistry into professional practice.