- To provide an academic environment for inquiry in which expertise and knowledge in basic sciences and clinical pediatric dentistry can be achieved
- To provide a sound background in medicine as it applies to the pediatric/adolescent patient and to patients with special health care needs
- To provide a sound background in oral pathology
- To be able to interpret, critique and apply literature associated with the field of pediatric dentistry
- To develop sound diagnostic, clinical, nonsurgical and surgical skills in the clinic and in the operating room
- To provide didactic instruction and clinical training in the area of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic behavior management
- To provide instruction and training in growth and development to include clinical interceptive orthodontic care
- To provide methods of pain and anxiety control, including nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation
- To provide an environment for the interpretation and implementation of research
- Enable successful completion of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry exam
- To develop sound lifelong didactic and clinical learning skills
- To provide specialists in pediatric dentistry for community health care, professional service and dental education
- To be exposed to the basic sciences and be able to apply concepts to clinical pediatric dentistry
- To be able to critically critique and interpret the old and new literature
- To have an understanding of oral pathology and medicine as it applies to management of the pediatric/adolescent patient and patients with special health care needs
- To have residents become exposed to and proficient in multiple nonsurgical and surgical treatment modalities to include treatment of patients under general anesthesia
- To become competent in diagnosis and treatment planning
- To obtain competency and certification in moderate conscious sedation
- To complete research, M.S.D. and prepare a paper for presentation and publication
- To prepare the student to successfully complete Part I and II of the ABPD examination
- To develop communication and presentation skills and lifelong learners
More informationVisit official programme website
- Biostatistics and Research Design in Dentistry
- Interdisciplinary Care Conference
- Thesis Guidance
- Basic Sciences and Graduate Dentistry
- Orthodontic Clinic for Non-orthodontic Graduate Students
- General Anesthesia Rotation
- Growth and Development
- Introduction to Pediatric Dentistry
- Pediatric Dental Emergency Service
- Seminar Series: Pediatric Dentistry and Medicine
- Pediatric Medicine Rotation
- Clinical Teaching
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesDentistry View 98 other Masters in Dentistry in United States
- Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
- Personal statement submitted with the online application.
- $70 application fee.
- Three reference letters submitted through the online application.
- Transcripts from each institution you attended are required.
- Official test scores, if required by your program.
- Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.
International27971 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National14497 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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