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    Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Post-First-Professional Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Program Overview

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Advanced Education program at Augusta University is a four-year program fulfilling the requirements for advanced training in oral and maxillofacial surgery as outlined by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.  The residency program consists of didactic education in basic and clinical sciences, clinical rotations, and research.

The first year of training includes clinical rotations in oral and maxillofacial surgery and internal medicine. The second year includes clinical rotations in anesthesia (five months) that include adult and pediatric anesthesia, general surgery (6 months) that include plastic and reconstructive surgery, trauma ICU, ENT, pediatric surgery, ambulatory surgery services, and oral and maxillofacial surgery  Also included in the third year are two elective rotations which are arranged according to specific interests of the resident.  The fourth year of training, or chief resident year, is spent entirely in oral and maxillofacial surgery along with a rotation at Ft. Eisenhower OMS.

The program focuses on the advanced study of the diagnosis and intrusive and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects of the oral and maxillofacial regions, including functional and aesthetic aspects. It includes instruction in pharmacology, analgesia, anesthesia, anxiety control, surgical procedures and techniques, surgical instrumentation, exodontia, oral diseases and malfunctions, soft and hard tissue pathology, dentoalveolar surgery, infection management, and prosthetic implantation. This is a stand alone certificate.

Program Contact
Antonia Kolokythas, MS, DDS
Admissions Information

For information concerning the application process, please contact the Office of Advanced Education at (706) 721-2251 or write to:

Augusta University
Dental College of Georgia, Office of Advanced Education
1120 15th Street, GC 5110
Augusta, GA 30912-1000
Fax: 706-723-0234

Please see the program admissions website for additional specific admissions information. Most of the Augusta University Advanced Education Programs use the Postdoctoral Application Support Services (PASS) and the National Matching Services (MATCH) in the selection process. Further information about these programs.

Program Information
Program Length: 4 Years
CIP Code: 60.0101
Program Code: CERP_ORMS
Major Code: ORMS
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Degree Requirements: 355 Hours

Total Hours for the Certificate: 355 Hours

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