The goals and objectives of the general practice residency program are:
To graduate residents competent and proficient in providing all phases of dentistry and emergency oral health care to all groups of patients.
To develop the residents' skills and enable them to gain experiences in the dental management of medically compromised patients.
To enable the residents to participate in a multi-disciplinary approach to oral care by functioning effectively within the hospital and other clinical settings.
To expand the residents' knowledge and experience in providing total dental rehabilitation to special needs children and adult patients with intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities.
To provide the residents with training in sedation, pain and anxiety control, medical risk assessment and treatment of medical emergencies.
To give residents the opportunity to participate in public health initiatives, community services and advocacy on the local and state levels.