AEGD Residency Curriculum

The AEGD program provides extensive training in general dentistry and emphasizes treatment planning, patient management and comprehensive care. The program provides didactic and clinical training in restorative dentistry, esthetic dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, full mouth rehabilitation, and implant dentistry (both surgical and restorative) to mention a few. The didactic component of the program is conducted in both a formal course schedule and departmental seminars.

Formal Didactic Courses:

  • Management of Medical Emergencies
  • Pharmacology
  • Orthodontics
  • Interdisciplinary Seminars
  • Occlusion
  • Correlative Medical Sciences


  • Literature Review
  • Case Presentations
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Implantology
  • Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Pain and Anxiety Control in the Conscious Patient
  • Geriatric Dentistry
  • Special Care Patients, Including the Medically Compromised
  • Asepsis and Infection Control
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Operative Dentistry
  • Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics
  • Oral Medicine
  • Practice Management

Clinical Components and Rotations

Pediatric Rotation, 2 weeks

This rotation provides residents with both clinical and didactic training in pediatric dentistry beyond that received in the pre-doctoral curriculum. It improves the resident's ability in diagnosis, treatment planning, oral examination, and physical evaluation of the pediatric patient, as well as the resident's ability to use non-pharmacologic management techniques to appropriately manage and guide the behavior of the child patient to accept needed treatment and to provide advice or guidance to the parent to enhance the child's acceptance. It assists the resident in developing a working knowledge of preventive and corrective dental procedures relating to the growth and development of the stomatognathic system and increases both the confidence and competence of residents in meeting the general oral health needs of the pediatric patient.