The Department of Pediatric Dentistry offers a 24-month postdoctoral program in pediatric dentistry. The program is designed to prepare the student to fulfill the specialty certification of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. This university-based training program includes significant hospital and extramural affiliation in South Florida.
Lectures, seminars, and multidisciplinary conferences related to pediatric patients and their dental treatments are conducted. Students are trained in hospital and operating room protocol including the use of general anesthetics. They also serve as instructors in the predoctoral laboratory and clinic. An original research project must be completed by each student.
Upon successful completion of the program requirements, a certificate in pediatric dentistry is awarded.