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.
- 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.