General Practice Dentistry Residency Program

Started in 1959, the GPR program continues its mission of educating and training well-versed, highly trained dentists through its unique clinical settings and structured didactics in a supportive, diverse environment. For more information, please email us.

General Dental Medicine Residency Training Program

The General Practice Dentistry Residency Program is disciplined, demanding, and fast-paced. Residents are held to high clinical, professional and ethical standards and work alongside our dental staff in:

  • Medical Management
  • Oral Pathology
  • Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics
  • Periodontal Therapy
  • Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Operating Room Procedures

In addition to clinical training, residents also receive more than 35 hours of comprehensive business and practice management education. Our practice management curriculum covers such areas as:

  • How a dental insurance company operates
  • Excellent customer service
  • Human resources issues
  • Managing a multi-chair dental practice
  • Infection control for the dental environment
  • Ethics of dental practice
  • Professional conduct
  • Culture and diversity
  • Starting a practice from the ground floor
  • What to look for when purchasing a practice

Upon completion of our residency program at MetroHealth, residents are proficient and talented dentists with the ability and skills to successfully position themselves in the marketplace to begin a rewarding career.

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