are no evening and/or weekend rotations, but a 24-hour
on call schedule is maintained for the School of Dental Medicine and the Implant Center. The program follows the School of
Dental Medicine's academic calendar. There is approximately a two
week break at the end of December; and approximately 10 holidays
during the year. In addition, thre are 10 paid days off during the one year.
with the School's Department of Anesthesiology, residents treat patients
using intravenous sedation, nitrous oxide and/or general anesthesia in the Center for Patients with Special Needs.
As one component of this segment, residents receive the instruction
required for eligibility to apply for an Anesthesia Restricted Permit
II, necessary to administer nitrous oxide in the Commonwealth of
If you have
further questions regarding our program, please do not hesitate
to contact our office or the Office of Residency Education.