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Predoctoral Course Catalog

PEDO 652

Pediatric Dentistry Off-Site Clinical Rotation

Credits: 3
Course DirectorsRachel Greene
Quarters/Yr of Program: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring / 4

Course Overview

2-week clinical rotation at the Sea Mar White Center Dental Clinic, during which students treat pediatric patients under supervision by a calibrated pediatric dentist. Participants will increase the number and diversity of pediatric dental procedures performed, practice four-handed dentistry in a pediatric community health setting, and be exposed to a diverse population of underserved pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  1. Perform pediatric dental care.
  2. Demonstrate high standards of professionalism with patients, colleagues, staff and the community.
  3. Utilize effective 4-handed dentistry in a pediatric setting.
  4. Describe public health models for pediatric dental care.
  5. Describe challenges in providing care to pediatric patients in an underserved community.

Last updated: 2022-12-14