Mission and Goals


The mission of the Postgraduate Program in Prosthodontics in the Department of Restorative Dentistry is to educate dentists to become competent specialists in Prosthodontics. This is continuously assessed through evaluations, surveys, guidelines for clinical accomplishments, mock board examinations, lectures, participation in research or other scholarly activities, and student participation at regional and national meetings.


  1. To educate residents to become competent specialists in prosthodontics.
  2. To prepare residents to contribute to and pursue the broad body of basic and applied knowledge related to oral and systemic health.
  3. To prepare residents for examination by the American Board of Prosthodontics.
  4. To encourage residents to disseminate information after graduation about the skills involved with the specialty of prosthodontics.