Information for Prospective Applicants

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Purpose and Program Description


HOWDY! WELCOME TO TEXAS A&M GRADUATE PROSTHODONTICS!

WE BELIEVE it is an exciting time to be a dental professional! Advances in materials and technologies empower dentists like never before. Patients with complex needs have more treatment options than ever before, and we believe no other specialty can utilize these opportunities better than Prosthodontics!

Why Pros?

We are the quarterback of the interdisciplinary treatment planning for any complex cases.

We are an architect who is able to design the big picture of the treatment and construct the restorations with esthetics and function for our patients.

"TEXAS" Vision for the Program 

[T]eamwork

  • Residents interact with faculty and co-residents in a culture that facilitates learning and collaboration.

[EX]cellence

  • Emphasis on healthy function and superior esthetics for patient treatment outcomes.

[A]pprenticeship

  • Faculty of experienced prosthodontists assist residents developing into competent professionals.

[S]tate-of-the-art

  • Residents employ cutting-edge technologies and materials for diagnosis, planning, and treatment.

Program Goals

  1. Produce a graduate who is competent and proficient in all aspects of prosthodontics.
  2. Produce a graduate who will have the foundation for critical thinking, and problem solving.
  3. Prepare the graduate for successful certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics.
  4. Prepare and motivate the graduate for a lifetime of scholarly pursuit and active involvement.
  5. Provide a program environment that is patient centered, serves the students, faculty and staff, and contributes to the advancement of knowledge.

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure Statements

Notice to students pursuing programs that may lead to a professional license or certification required for employment.

The following programs may lead to a professional license or certification that is required for employment. Professional licensure/certification requirements vary from state to state, which may affect a student’s ability to apply for a professional license/certification upon the completion of the program.

The U.S. Department of Education regulation, 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v), requires an institution to disclose whether the program will fulfill educational requirements for licensure or certification for each state.

The administrative departments that offer the programs have made the following determination regarding their curriculum. More ...