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    Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-First-Professional Certificate in General Practice Residency


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Program Overview

The Advanced Education in General Practice Residency at Augusta University is a one-year program fulfilling the requirements for advanced training in general dentistry as outlined by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association leading to a certificate.  The program is designed to provide clinical and didactic experience at the postdoctoral level in all areas of dentistry with an emphasis on treatment planning complex cases, treating medically complex patients, and training in advanced techniques such as rotary endodontics, implants, and IV sedation.

Residents receive an advanced program of didactic and clinical training in implant, fixed, and removable prosthodontics with the support of highly trained laboratory technicians; instruction in the management of medically compromised patients, geriatric patients, phobic patients, and didactic and clinical experience in the implementation of IV sedation techniques.

The majority of time is spent providing comprehensive patient care in state-of-the-art operatories staffed by dental assistants and clerks simulating a small group dental practice. The year of training includes clinical rotations in emergency medicine, pedodontics and anesthesiology. This is a stand alone certificate.

https://www.augusta.edu/dentalmedicine/academics/adved/gp.php

Program Contact
Dr. John Zyzo
706-721-6038
CDM_ADVANCEDEDUCATION@augusta.edu
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: 1 Year
CIP Code: 60.0199
Program Code: CERP_GEPR
Major Code: GEPR
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