Kaplan CollegePresented by Melissa Godinez Dental Program February 9, 2012
Typodonts added to tuition What is a Typodont? An educational tool for dental students Used to practice certain dental procedures on the plastic teeth of a model before actually performing the procedures on live patients Their made with replaceable parts, screw-in teeth, rubber gums Students can utilize the plastic teeth to take impressions on and place fillings on teeth that are cut out.
Dental Program Savings Questions to ask yourself? How much time will the program save? How much does the department spend on repairs vs student? What are the advantages of providing each student with their own typodont?
Dental ProgramHow Much Time Can We Save? Save as much as an hour a day from lab session Checklist for logging out typodonts each day: Check teeth Check gingiva (gums) Check screws
Student costs vs. Program costs654 Difference between what the student would pay3 each month vs. Program costs total each month2 $100 monthly10 Student Program Costs Costs
Kaplan College Dental Program What Are The Advantages?•Students will be responsible fortheir own damages•Teachers will spend more timewith students vs. repairingtypodonts•Students will continue to bemotivated with workingtypodonts
Dental Program The Next Step To Our Student’s Future Education Decide how much time we can save each day. Remember Dental Program costs toward repairs. Consider the advantages of providing each student with their own typhodont Let’s get started next start date: April 28th, 2012
Kaplan College Dental Program Student’s Future Is Important To Us Consider the options Implement typodonts into tuition next month Questions? Call or e-mail the Dental Program E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org