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Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in conjunction with Broward Health Medical Center offers a four year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Three residents are taken per year through the national matching service, for a total of twelve residents. The clinical and didactic program is designed to meet the accreditation standards set forth by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

The program is designed to provide residents with a broad academic and surgical experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Clinical exposure is through two Level I trauma centers in Broward County and two outpatient ambulatory surgical centers. Residents will gain experience in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery while providing services in ambulatory care centers, emergency departments, trauma bays and in the operating room. Particular strengths include maxillofacial trauma, benign and malignant pathology, reconstruction, cleft and craniofacial surgery, facial cosmetics, dentoalveolar surgery, implant placement and temporomandibular joint surgery. Residents are assigned formal rotations in anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, medicine, general/trauma surgery and cosmetic surgery.

The curriculum is designed to develop clinical, academic, and communicative skills that will provide for diversified career options. Graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue a contemporary full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice and be prepared for speciality board certification.

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