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The General Practice in Dentistry Residency is a one-year program that includes training in pediatric dentistry, endontics, periodontics, oral surgery, and restorative dentistry. The General Practice Residency Program(GPR) at Denver Health Medical Center is a one-year educational program leading to a certificate. The program provides clinical, didactic, and hospital experience at the postdoctoral level. The instruction and experience prepares residents to meet the oral health needs of a broad range of patients.
The GPR Program is designed to provide experience invarious phases of inpatient and ambulatory dental care. Each dental resident rotates through various rotations such as: Anesthesia, Oral Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Endo/Perio, Operative Dentistry, and Emergency Medicine. To complement the rotation schedules, residents are assigned"comprehensive-care" patients throughout the year for whom the resident will be responsible from the treatment planning phase through completion of the case.
In addition to clinical experience, residents will be exposed to a variety of subjects through didactic sessions including, but not limited to, GPR rounds, Oral Surgery chart and ward rounds, treatment planning sessions, journal club meetings, grand rounds, and appearances by various guest speakers throughout the year.
The GPR program strives to create an environment which enables residents to develop their clinical and intellectual skills.The program admits seven residents per year.
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Graduation from an accredited American Dental Association or Canadian Dental Association dental school, and an expressed desire on the part of the applicant to complete the requirements of eligibility for Certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Each Resident receives a cash stipend plus:
The Denver Health Maxillofacial Surgery and General Practice Residency Programs participate in the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) of the American Dental Education Association and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Matching Program endorsed by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
To be considered for this training program, the applicant must agree to participate in the matching program. Application instructions and forms necessary to participate in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Matching Program may be obtained by contacting:
National Matching Services, Inc.
20 HollyStreet, Suite 301
Toronto,Ontario, Canada M4S 3B1
Phone:(416)977-3431 FAX: 416-977-5020
Application to this program must be filed through P.A.S.S. If you have not already obtained a P.A.S.S. program application,you can do so by contacting them directly at:
P.A.S.S.--AmericanDental Education Association
1400 K St,NW, Ste1100B
Phone:800-353-2237 FAX: 202-289-8702
The application is available to download on the P.A.S.S.website, listed above.
The P.A.S.S. program will provide us with your application,dental school transcript, and three letters of recommendation, including your Dean’s letter.
Please send Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Miss Jamie Trujillo, Applicant Coordinator
General Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
301 W 6th Ave.
Denver, CO, 80204