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James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

Orthodontic Residency Curriculum

Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics:
Postgraduate Program in Orthodontics

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CURRICULUM

An overview of curriculum components and distribution for the three years of the program are:

Component

Percentage Distribution

First

Second

Third

Laboratory Exercises

10%

5%

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Clinical Early Treatment

10%

10%

10%

Clinical Orthodontics

40%

50%

50%

Clinical Orthognathic Surgery

5%

5%

5%

Craniofacial Anomalies

5%

5%

5%

Didactic/Seminars*

20%

15%

15%

Research

10%

10%

10%

Teaching

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5%

*Includes daily case presentations with attending faculty in treatment planning.