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Advanced Education - Pediatric Dentistry

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. Jeffrey T. Johnson
Length of Program 2 years
Matching Participant Yes
PASS Participant Yes
Certificate Awarded Yes
Degree Awarded Master of Science in Dentistry
Fees Yes
International Students Accepted Yes - Need TOEFL Scores
National Board Scores Need to be Reported
PASS Application Deadline September 15
Program Application Deadline September 30 for Supplemental Materials
Program Start Date July 1
Program End Date June 30
Application Materials Required PASS Applications Only:
Additional Application Materials to be Sent to LSUSD 2" x 2" photograph uploaded here, LSU processing fee below
LSU Processing Fee $50, (non-refundable) paid on Pre-Admission Payment Portal
Mail to:  Attn: Office of Advanced Education
LSUHSC School of Denistry
1100 Florida Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119


Contact the LSUHSC School of Dentistry Office of Advanced Education

Faye Mascarenhas, BDS, MS, FACP
Director, Office of Advanced Education
c/o Megan Wright, Administrative Assistant
LSUHSC School of Denistry
1100 Florida Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
tel. 504-941-8113; fax 504-941-8180
E-mail:  ds-AdvancedEducation@lsuhsc.edu


LSU School of Dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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