International Dentist Program/General (IDPG)

Courses

IDPG 700. Review of General Dentistry. 8-12 Units.

Remedial course that reviews the basic skills in cavity preparation for alloys and aesthetic restorations, occlusion, and single-casting restorations.

IDPG 718. Communication Basics for the International Student. 1 Unit.

Student develops interpersonal competencies in the various professional communication roles expected of a dentist. Topics include team building, cross-cultural communication, dental fears and phobias, mental illness, and behavior change.

IDPG 845. Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2 Units.

Scientific methods in dental research. Includes critical evaluation of published articles, research design, statistical analysis, evaluation of results, design of research reports, extensive reviews of various topics.