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Predoctoral Course Catalog

PEDO 655

Peer Mentor – Pediatric Dentistry – Selective

Course Director: Various
Selective # of Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Spring / 4

Course Overview

Fourth-year dental students participate as peer mentors, guiding second-year dental students through simulation exercises on pediatric typodonts. Opportunity for fourth-year students to serve as mentors and enhance their own knowledge of pediatric restorative dentistry.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate use of rubber dam isolation.
  2. Demonstrate sealant application.
  3. Demonstrate pediatric restorative techniques: composite, SSC.
  4. Demonstrate pulpotomy on primary molar.
  5. Provide constructive feedback on learners’ clinical skills.
  6. Demonstrate professional and ethical teaching behavior.
  7. Perform calibrated preclinical project grading according to establish rubrics.

Date last updated: 2022-12-14