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Midwestern University (College of Dental Medicine)

Established in 2006, the Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree program is the newest addition to Midwestern University’s interdisciplinary health care programs of study. Based at MWU’s Glendale (Ariz.) Campus, the College of Dental Medicine offers a four-year curriculum that includes academic coursework in the basic sciences, the behavioral sciences, and the clinical sciences; preclinical simulation studies; practical clinical dentistry; and community clinical rotations that follow the guidelines of the American Dental Association and the Commission on Dental Education. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible for licensing in the State of Arizona and the Southwestern United States through the Western Region Board Examination.


Vision

It is the vision of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine to be recognized by 2015 as national and international leaders in:



  1. Providing dental education for the 21st-century student through curriculum innovation and advanced technology.

  2. Seamless, integrated, clinically-based, patient-centered education, founded in preventive health and evidence-based science.


Mission

The mission of the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine is to educate competent clinical dentists of strong character and high ethical standards who serve the needs of the public and improve the health and well-being of society. The College promotes evidenced-based critical inquiry allowing for a preventive, minimally invasive clinical orientation, with an emphasis on research and service in the practice of dentistry.

Accreditation

The Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree program is the newest addition to Midwestern University’s interdisciplinary health care programs of study. This program is in the process of becoming accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and it is planned that the program will attain initial accreditation status in January of 2008, prior to the matriculation of the first class in the fall of 2008. Based at MWU’s Glendale (Ariz.) Campus, the College of Dental Medicine offers a four-year curriculum that includes academic coursework in the basic sciences, the behavioral sciences, and the clinical sciences; preclinical simulation studies; practical clinical dentistry; and community clinical rotations that follow the guidelines of the American Dental Association and the Commission on Dental Education. Upon completion of the program, student doctors will be eligible for licensing in the State of Arizona and the Southwestern United States through the Western Region Board Examination, and throughout the country upon passing other regional board examinations.





School name:Midwestern UniversityCollege of Dental Medicine
Address:19555 North 59th Avenue
Zip & city:85308 Arizona
Phone:(623) 572-3200
Web:http://www.midwestern.edu/az-dental/
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