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Predental Clinical Simulation Course

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco

Event Category: Student Events

This course gives current undergraduate students a hands-on approach to learning about what the dental profession entails. Participants will get a chance to work at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry's pre-clinical simulation laboratory. You will develop new skills, test your abilities and learn about the admission process into dental school. At the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and experience to help you decide if dentistry is the right career choice for you, and your experience will make you a stronger applicant.

Participants will:

  • Prepare a class I restoration on an ivorine tooth
  • Condense amalgam into a class I restoration of an ivorine tooth
  • Use composite: tooth-colored restorative material
  • Use the composite cure light
  • Detect basic interproximal caries on X-rays
  • Identify the permanent dentition
  • Use articulating paper
  • Use a dental high-speed hand piece
  • Use various dental instruments
  • Participate in an interactive presentation: "Admission into Dental School", presented by Pacific's admissions office
  • Take a practical for certification of attendance

Enrollment information

This course is limited to 50 undergraduate students. 

Course Fee: $225.00

Registration is now closed. Due to the popularity of this course, students will be selected by lottery. On Wednesday, April 2, you will receive an email notifying you whether or not you were selected in the lottery. If you are selected, the email will include instructions for submitting your fee online. The fee will be due by Friday, April 18. 

If you have any questions, please call Janelle Palomares at 415.929.6493.