College of Dental Medicine Brochure - 2022 Class

26 | Dental Medicine POSTDOCTORAL ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY Highlights • This four-year clinical and didactic program is sponsored by NSU-CDM and offered in conjunction with Broward Health Medical Center. • It is designed to meet the accreditation standards set forth by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association and the certification requirements of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. • It provides residents with a broad academic and didactic experience in the complete spectrum of oral and maxillofacial surgery. • It is designed to develop the 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 licensure and the rigors of specialty board examination. Rotations To increase the scope of training and to maximize available clinical exposure, students rotate through a multihospital network, including two level-one trauma centers and two outpatient clinics. Residents will gain experience in the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with particular strengths in the areas of maxillofacial trauma, head and neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction, cleft and craniofacial surgery, cosmetic maxillofacial surgery, temporomandibular joint procedures, and implant surgery. Residents are assigned to formal rotations in anesthesia, medicine, general surgery, trauma surgery, and facial plastic and cosmetic surgery. Information related to this certificate program, program cost, and length of the program can be found at POSTDOCTORAL ORTHODONTICS AND DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS Highlights • This 36-month, combined certificate-master’s degree program is designed to fulfill the specialty certification requirements of the American Board of Orthodontics, with an emphasis on clinical training. • O ne component includes comprehensive lectures in the relevant basic sciences, as well as seminars and case conferences in the clinical art and science of orthodontics. • The second component includes clinical treatment of adults, adolescents, and children to enable students to gain knowledge and develop proficiency in the use of basic edgewise and other appliances, including Invisalign treatment. • Interdisciplinary conferences and coordinated treatment procedures of complex cases with postdoctoral endodontic, periodontic, prosthodontic, and surgical residents are part of the educational experience. • Students treat orthognathic surgical cases and participate in monthly dentofacial anomalies conferences with surgical residents. In addition, students get exposure to cleft and craniofacial team experiences. Information about occupations related to this certificate program, program cost, and length of the program can be found at POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAMS PROGRAMS AND COURSES, continued