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Dental students in the clinical setting. (Images courtesy of Ryan Smart.)
Highlights of this Course

This course gives the dental student not only an understanding of the complexity of issues associated with the medically compromised patient but the ability to comfortably manage such patients in the dental setting as well.

Course Description

This practicum enables the student to assess the level of compromise in the history and physical examination of a medically compromised patient and modify dental care appropriately and to be competent in the assessment and management of a medically compromised dental patient in a clinical setting.

Please note that the course as presented here does not contain the full content of the course as taught at Tufts. The included content is based on material the Tufts faculty and instructors choose to include, as well as factors such as content preparation, software compatibility, and intellectual property and copyright restrictions.
Course Faculty
Kanchan Ganda
Joanne Brewer
Laura Castro
Geoffrey Wing-Lynn Chan
Jeffrey T. Cooper
Michael Monopoli
Michael Thompson
Marianne Dyke
Cynthia A. Yered Mclaughlin
Course Length
52 Hours
3rd year