Curriculum

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Development Phases of the PDS®-supported Clinician

The PDS Institute of Dentistry is here to help you build up the steam you desire to power your professional development.

Phase 1

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL EXCELLENCE (ICE)

120 Days - This program is designed to introduce you to the core concepts and fundamentals modeled and executed by PDS®-supported clinicians. Building competence in these areas yields confidence as you move forward. ICE includes your orientation week - an intensive Introduction to Clinical Excellence.

 

Phase 2

WARM-UP, TRANSITION, & RAMP (WTR)

20 Months - The courses in the WTR phase are designed to ramp up your confidence with interdisciplinary specialist collaboration, implants, and advanced restorative techniques.

Phase 3

SPECIALTY TRAINING & MASTERY (STM)

24+ Months - STM is designed to dive deep into the disciplines you are passionate about. Like the element itself, the STM phase is boundless and continually expanding. The PDS Institute of Dentistry's faculty and PDS’ strategic vendor partners provide world-class education on dozens of disciplines.

 

Top Honors Program

All students of the PDS Institute of Dentistry qualify for participation in paths for Fellowship, Mastery, and Diplomat Honors. These elite programs recognize those clinicians who are leaders in their field through a commitment to their own professional development. Most hours granted through the PDS Institute also qualify for external Fellowship in the AGD.