James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
First and second year dental students have an opportunity to work in an interprofessional environment at PACE - Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education.
(http://www.pattisonsacademy.org/). PACE is a Charleston County Charter School providing both education and rehabilitation for children with multiple disabilities. First and second year Dental students work with Occupational Therapy students alongside teachers nurses and therapists in this program. The students have an opportunity to get to know children in this program, learning about their special requirements and needs. They also have an opportunity to give back to the families and caregivers by providing oral health education.