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Externship -- Pediatric Dentistry

The LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry is pleased to offer observational one-week externships in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Current dental students as well as dental graduates interested in pursuing application for pediatric dentistry residency are welcome to apply. Accepted externs will be exposed to multiple aspects of pediatric dentistry, and will be supervised by faculty and staff of the LSU School of Dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry as well as current residents. Opportunities may include observation of:  pediatric dental care, behavior guidance, trauma management, sedation usage, special needs management, post-graduate Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Seminar, interdepartmental collaboration, minor tooth movement, and office management.

Please complete the required Application form as well as a brief, one typed-page maximum personal statement indicating why you wish to pursue the LSU Pediatric Dentistry externship, what your goals and expectations for the externship are, and please share any prior experiences with pediatric patient care. Return this statement along with the Application form to Dr. Kimberly Patterson, Fax # 504.941.8200 or email kpatt2@lsuhsc.edu .

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