Clinical Practice

A successful dental education program is built on a well-designed, well-supported, robust clinical practice program.

Our clinical program is focused on exposing students to the broad scope of general dentistry and oral health care, giving them maximum time to improve their skills, and using the latest technology to deliver superior patient care. 

Clinical instruction takes place in our new, state-of-the-art clinical training facility containing 109 dental operatories. 84 of these units are grouped into 6 “Clinical Practice Units” of 14 chairs each, pairing D3 and D4 students into two-person clinical practice teams. Each Clinical Practice Unit is staffed and supervised by three full-time equivalent faculty members (a full-time clinical practice leader, an assistant clinical practice faculty member, and two part-time clinical practice instructors), a dental assistant, and a patient care coordinator.

For almost two full years, students have the benefit of working in teams, sharing the responsibility of being the doctor in charge. More experience and exposure means superior clinical skills and confidence.

The clinical education is supported by small-group seminar learning much of which is case-based and taught in an interactive manner along with advanced dental education programs such as Laser Dentistry, Digital Dentistry, and Case Based Treatment Planning.

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