Predoctoral Course Catalog


Dental Curriculum Threads

Conversations on Dental Practice

Course Directors: Rachel Greene
Credits: 1 per quarter/3 quarters
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn, Winter/1; Autumn/2

Course Overview

This course is the introductory component of the four-year practice management series. It provides a foundation for practice management and features a variety of dental industry professionals sharing their expertise in this area.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

1. Discuss the elements of practice management.
2. Compare the types of dental benefit plans.
3. Explain the basics of dental insurance.
4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of practice ownership models.
5. Analyze the components of an effective personal financial plan.

UWSOD Competencies: C-06, C-07, C-08, C-09, C-14, CE-04

Date last updated: 2022-09-21