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Advanced Education - Pediatric Dentistry

Sterling M. Roberts, DDS
Program Director, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Assistant Professor

LSUHSC School of Dentistry
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
1100 Florida Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

The Program in Pediatric Dentistry is balanced with significant hospital extramural affiliation. The course of study includes seminars in clinically oriented basic sciences and instruction in advanced clinical procedures including minor tooth movement, hospital protocol and general anesthesia, treatment for medically compromised children, courses in research methodology and elective courses for career preparation in academic dentistry. The program has been planned in accordance with the Commission on Dental Accreditation Requirements for Specialty Education Programs and is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Upon completion of the program, the student receives a Master of Science in Dentistry, a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and meets eligibility requirements for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry examination.

Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry Curriculum and Credit Hours


Key Information

Program Director Dr. Sterling Roberts
Length of Program 24 months
Matching Participant Yes
PASS Participant Yes
Certificate Awarded Yes
Degree Awarded Master of Science in Dentistry
Program Size 4
Fees Yes
Stipend Offered Yes
International Students Eligibility Applicants Without U.S. Dental Degrees: May be Considered

Eligible Citizenship Types:
  • US Citizen, US Permanent Resident
  • US/Canadian Citizen, US/Canadian Permanent Resident
  • Non-US Citizen/Resident (no sponsorship)
  • Non-US Citizen/Resident (need sponsorship)
National Board Scores Need to be Reported
Application Deadline September 1
Program Start Date July 1
Program End Date June 30
Application Materials Required PASS applications: https://adea.org/PASSapp/applicants/
Supplemental Application

Copies of TOEFL, NBDE / INBDE, transcripts etc. submitted through PASS to LSUSD will be used for interviews, but if accepted into the program, the program will require you to provide the official documents.

Contact the LSUHSC School of Dentistry
Office of Advanced Education

LSUHSC School of Dentistry
1100 Florida Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
tel. 504-941-8113; fax 504-941-8180
E-mail:  ds-AdvancedEducation@lsuhsc.edu

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