Pediatric Dental Residency Programs
Healthy teeth, healthy smiles, and healthy communities. That’s what matters to us here at Pediatric Dental Associates. Through our pediatric dentistry residency programs operated in partnership with Temple and Cooper University Hospital, we’re giving dental professionals the opportunity to brighten the smiles of the future. Our programs offer residents diverse experiences in anesthesiology, pediatric medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, and operating room dentistry as well as comprehensive care for patients with special health care needs. Our residency programs are designed to prepare residents for practice in pediatric dentistry and certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Temple Pediatric Dental Residency Program
Temple University Hospital’s two-year Pediatric Dental Residency Program is a postgraduate certificate program that emphasizes practical skills development through clinical, didactic, teaching, and research fundamentals. It offers clinical experience in comprehensive dental care on both in- and outpatient levels for children from infancy through adolescence.
Cooper Pediatric Dental Residency Program
The Cooper University Hospital Pediatric Dental Residency Program is a 24-month hospital-based certificate program fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Residents will receive in-depth training in pediatric dentistry comprising comprehensive care of infants, children and adolescents including those with special health care needs; pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic behavior management techniques; pulp and periodontal therapy; growth and development; treatment of patients under conscious sedation; treatment of patients in the operating room under general anesthesia; and traumatic injury and emergency care management.