The Advanced Education in General Dentistry program is a 12-month, fulltime program that provides multidisciplinary oral health care for various patients, including those with special needs.
The host site, North Country HealthCare, is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which allows the resident the opportunity to provide comprehensive care to underserved populations. North Country is a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
Clinical time is Monday through Friday with monthly carve out for didactic sessions delivered by NYU. You will have morning huddles with your attendings. At the close of clinical sessions, you will have a debrief the day’s events, discuss notes, patients, treatments, and expectations for the next day’s schedule, etc.
Your initial patient panel will consist of incomplete treatment plans from the previous residents. First month will focus on periodic exams, quadrant restorative dentistry, emergencies, and anterior and posterior simple endodontics. Appointment times vary depending on type of procedure.
Your experience will include a digital workflow- radiography, intraoral scanners, intraoral cameras – used for treatment of various fixed, removable and implant cases.