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AEGD Program Goals and Objectives

Northwest Dental Residency
  • Provide residents didactic and clinical experiences that will enable them to provide comprehensive dental care to a broad-based population, including special patient groups such as children, adults, medically compromised patients, special-needs patients, and those who are financially challenged.
  • Provide residents with an understanding of practice in rural communities, with an emphasis on public health and cultural competency.
  • Provide residents with training in quality assurance protocols, ethics and risk management techniques.
  • Enhance the graduate's ability to make sound clinical judgments in arriving at a diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Provide both didactic and clinical training in practice-management skills to prepare the resident to become a productive member of the dental profession.