Memphis, Tenn. (TN Tribune) – The School of Dentistry on the College of Tennessee Well being Science Middle will host a “floss-cutting” opening occasion July 13, at 10 a.m., at its latest dental clinic on the Memphis campus.
The Superior Training in Normal Dentistry (AEGD) Clinic on the third flooring of the Dunn Dental Constructing at 875 Union Avenue, Suite C302, might be staffed by dental residents, degreed and licensed dentists, who’ve chosen to obtain superior scientific coaching in a one-year residency program.
The dental residents, with help and supervision from college of the Division of Normal Dentistry, will supply complete dental take care of adults within the state-of-the-art, five-chair AEGD dental clinic that simulates a private-practice setting, with out the fee. “Charges for the AEGD sufferers might be considerably decrease than charges in a company or non-public dental setting and in step with our different graduate packages,” mentioned Courtney Sievers, PhD, MHA, assistant dean, Scientific Operations within the UTHSC School of Dentistry.
All therapy might be supervised by dentists with a long time of expertise. “The AEGD affected person will obtain one of the best of each worlds—prime quality and decrease charges,” mentioned Bard J. Levey, DDS, assistant professor within the Division of Normal Dentistry at UTHSC and website director for the AEGD-Memphis program. “Our focus isn’t on driving revenue, quite our purpose is the event of the adroit, technologically savvy, moral, and evidence-based dentist. The result’s a real win-win state of affairs for the sufferers and our residents.”
The AEGD program will serve an necessary function within the faculty by serving to to accommodate sufferers whose therapy wants exceed the flexibility of the undergraduate dental scholar. The School of Dentistry obtained approval in March from the Fee on Dental Accreditation to start the Superior Training in Normal Dentistry residency program in Memphis. The faculty has an analogous program website in Nashville.
“I’m very excited in regards to the opening of our Superior Training in Normal Dentistry Residency,” mentioned James Ragain, DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, dean of the UTHSC School of Dentistry. “This program will present superior coaching to lately graduated dentists in all elements of basic dentistry, together with difficult root canal therapies, crowns and bridges, and implants. The graduates of this program might be higher ready to supply complete care within the follow of basic dentistry for his or her sufferers. Our area people and sufferers will profit from having this extra degree of therapy at our dental faculty.”
Clinic hours might be 9 a.m. to midday, and 1 to five p.m., Monday via Friday. To develop into a affected person, name the AEGD clinic at 901.448.6637 to arrange a screening appointment.