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Catalog/Bulletin 2021-2022 
Catalog/Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pediatric Dentistry MSD

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The Program in Pediatric Dentistry is balanced with significant hospital extramural affiliation at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans. The course of study includes seminars in clinically oriented basic sciences and instruction in advanced clinical procedures including minor tooth movement, hospital protocol and general anesthesia, treatment for medically compromised children, courses in research methodology and elective courses for career preparation in academic dentistry.

The program has been planned in accordance with the Commission on Dental Accreditation requirements for Specialty Education Programs and is  fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Upon completion of the program, the student receives  a Master of Science in Dentistry, a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and meets eligibility requirements for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry examination.

Four applicants are selected each year. Completed American Dental Education Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) applications must be received by  September 15 of the year preceding matriculation.

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