This course focuses on further refining skills in providing primary preventive and restorative services to patients across the lifespan in a clinical setting. Concentration is on competency in assessment and patient-centered treatment planning and care. Students implement the full advanced dental therapy scope of practice in consultation with faculty providers. Students complete approximately 190 hours in clinical restorative practice.
Lab fees apply. Prerequisites: Admission into the Master of Science in Advanced Dental Therapy. Successful completion of MSADT course DENH 670.
3 Graduate credits
Effective May 6, 2020 to present
Meets graduation requirements for
- Demonstrate professionalism, ethical judgment, and ethical behavior while providing dental therapy/advanced dental therapy patient care and associated activities across the lifespan.
- Gather, analyze, evaluate and assess appropriate data to create individualized, problem-based treatment plans in consultation with faculty.
- Demonstrate competency in dental therapy/advanced dental therapy skills
- Provide, administer, and dispense medications appropriate to dental therapy/advanced dental therapy scope of practice and patient¿s dental needs with faculty consultation.
- Utilize appropriate pain management techniques within the dental therapy/advanced dental therapy scope of practice with faculty consultation.