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AEGD Columbus - Advanced Education in General Dentistry

 

The AEGD Columbus program prepares each individual for his or her own journey.

AEGD Columbus (Advanced Education in General Dentistry)

The AEGD Columbus Program is sponsored by CDI and is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). AEGD Columbus, located in Mount Carmel Hospital, is a two-year program for dental residents to further develop advanced dental techniques initially taught during undergraduate programs. 

The Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency provides in-depth experience of a wealth of advanced dental procedures. The program’s focus on complex cases ensures an unmatched and unique perspective into a fully functioning future practice.

The completion of the AEGD Columbus program will fully prepare doctors to meet the demands and complexities of modern dentistry.

 

The AEGD Columbus program accepts 4 residents per year.

Unlike our General Practice Residency program, the AEGD program accepts both U.S. grads and foreign trained dentists in our Columbus, Ohio facility.

AEGD Columbus Advanced Dentistry Program Goals

The Columbus AEGD program emphasizes the advanced skills needed to properly diagnose, plan, and treat patients, including those with complicated medical history, special needs, and a vast array of specific dental requirements.

  • Columbus residents will train in all aspects of modern dental procedures, leveraging the lastest high-tech equipment and techniques. These include, but aren’t limited to, clinical microscope, 3D imaging and CEREC tech. Completion of this program satisfies the Certification in IV Sedation requirement. The AEGD Columbus program is multi-disciplinary, and residents will have the opportunity to work alongside faculty experts in all disciplines of practice, including rotation through the Operating Room and Internal Medicine departments at CDI Columbus.

  • The didactic portion of the program includes radiology, pathology, implant dentistry, oral surgery, I.V. Sedation in Ohio, TMJ disorders, and CAD CAM Technologies.

  • The AEGD Columbus program is a two-year mandatory program. The first year will emphasize the introduction to comprehensive dental care, treatment planning, and quality care in a setting that is closely supervised. The second year allows the resident the opportunity to explore advanced procedures and complex cases, also under close profressional supervision. Upon successful completion of the second year, the graduate will receive a Certificate of Completion.

  • Examples of treatment performed in The Advanced Education in General Dentistry Columbus program include  advanced bridge, crown, and aesthetic restorations, implant placement and restoration, endodontic treatment, periodontal treatment, oral surgery- both simple and complex, removable full and partial dentures, pedodontic care,  radiology, and orthodontic case management. 

Upon AEGD Columbus program completion, Residents will be able to

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Safely and effectively navigate the emergency, apprehensive, episodic, and comprehensive needs of dental patients.

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Satisfy all necessary requirements for the Certification in IV Sedation.

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Provide effective care for special needs patients, including indigent, medically-challenged, and developmentally-disabled patients, as well as those without access to regular dental care.

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Apply the Principles of Professionalism and Ethics in all matters of their practice.

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Value the importance of Continuing Dental Education and professional growth in their professional career trajectory.

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Demonstrate effective management and leadership of dental personnel, with excellence in collaboration, team development and constructive assessment.

AEGD Columbus – Advanced Education General Dentistry Program Requirements

FOREIGN TRAINED:

  • Successful completion of NBDE Parts 1 & 2 (Currently recommended, not required)

  • Successful TOEFL Exam IBT Exam with minimum 81% passing grade (Currently, recommended, not required)

  • ECE course-by-course transcript review

  • Must have “active” status in the USA

  • Applicant must be eligible to obtain a Limited Resident License per State Statute

  • CV review and successful personal interview

  • 3 professional references

  • Successful personal interview

  • This program is tuition-based. Cleveland Dental Institute does not currently offer student loans.

TRAINED AT A CODA-ACCREDITED US DENTAL PROGRAM OR CDAC-ACCREDITED CANADIAN DENTAL PROGRAM:

  • NBDE Part 1

  • Transcript and CV review

  • 3 professional references

  • Successful personal interview

AEGD Columbus – Advanced Education General Dentistry Bench Test Prep Course

Four Day AEGD Courses (Thursday – Sunday)

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Workshop Objectives:

The workshop features didactic and hands-on sessions.

Operative dentistry

  • Perform amalgam and composite preparations and restorations in the traditional mannequin labs.
  • Class II amalgam restoration.
  • Class II composite restoration.
  • Restorations of composite preparations using various forms of matrix bands.

RCT

  • Rubber dam application, anterior teeth access, cleaning, shaping and obturation, and Posterior teeth access, cleaning and shaping

Treatment planning

  • Review simple and complex treatment planning, caries risk assessment, sequencing of treatment plan, presentation of plan, informed consent, and modifications to treatment plan.

Periodontal Scaling

  • Learn how to prepare, anesthetize and control bleeding of soft and hard tissue prior to the procedure.

  • Perform efficient root planning and scaling following CDCA guidelines.

  • Learn how to evaluate soft and hard tissue after completion of the procedure.

  • Selection of the ideal instruments to get reliable results.

Treatment planning

  • Review simple and complex treatment planning, caries risk assessment, sequencing of treatment plan, presentation of plan, informed consent, and modifications to treatment plan.

Fixed Prosthodontics

  • Anterior Tooth Preparation for Metal-ceramic Crown (PFM)

  • Perform a preparation and fabricate a temporary restoration on a posterior tooth for a PFM restoration.

  • Perform a preparation and fabricate a temporary restoration on an anterior tooth for a full ceramic restoration.

Infection Control

  • Management of typodont in the simulation clinic with SDM infection control guidelines.

  • Restorations of composite preparations using various forms of matrix bands with emphasis on the use of sectional matrix.

Fee: $5,900

  • Includes all dental instruments and materials (HP and the instruments, mounting pole, and manikin, the typodont, SDS Bur Block with Burs, Replacement Teeth, Replacement Burs.)

  • Includes mock bench test and an individualized report of results

  • Includes daily breakfast & lunch

  • Includes certificate of completion.

* Loupes not included.

Seats are Limited!

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