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  1. 1. IDAHO DENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM “ EDUCATING DENTISTS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW”
  2. 2. Idaho Dental Education Program (IDEP)
  3. 3. Dentistry <ul><li>Mostly Pros </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Various Practice Settings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hours </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialize, General Practice and focus a practice in areas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respected Member of the Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice of Practice Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with variety of people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean work environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decent income potential </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Dentistry <ul><li>Some Cons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physically and mentally stressful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small detailed work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No room for error either mentally or physically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Functions as a business so must know about </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Profitability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance Codes and procedures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overhead, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people can be difficult to work with </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Contract between the State of Idaho and Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska </li></ul><ul><li>Idaho purchases seats for Idaho residents at Creighton University Medical Center School of Dentistry </li></ul><ul><li>First year at Idaho State University in Pocatello </li></ul><ul><li>Three years in Omaha at Creighton </li></ul>
  6. 6. Idaho State University <ul><li>Kasiska College of Health Professions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Dental Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Idaho Dental Education Program </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Creighton University School of Dentistry
  8. 8. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Academic Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High School Diploma or GED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-requisite courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most have Bachelors degree upon entering the program </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Non-Academic Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good hand eye coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent people skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some business acumen is helpful </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Preparing to apply: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-dental advisor at your college – see them early and often </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good to Excellent grades are important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DAT scores are important – some schools place more emphasis than others – take it when it is best for you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put effort into essay. Have someone check grammar, spelling, clarity, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>References from people who know you well </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Preparation Continued: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Become very familiar with the profession – shadow to become more familiar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay attention to deadlines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call to check, but not “bug” the admissions office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare for interviews </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Additional Resources for Preparation / Application <ul><li>American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Website: www.adea.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AADSAS application available from ADEA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>can be purchased through the above web-site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May be accessed through your college library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ In this comprehensive book you will find the most authoritative information about applying to and attending dental school in the U.S. and Canada. For advisors, students, and parents. Updated yearly.” </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Application process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete your AADSAS Application indicating: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Idaho as your state of Residency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creighton as one of the schools you are applying for admission </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a copy of your Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) scores sent to Creighton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete the Creighton Supplemental Application with the appropriate fee </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Application process cont. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have official transcripts from college course work submitted to Creighton as needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have your personal references or pre-dental committee evaluation sent to Creighton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete the Idaho Residency Certification form and return it to the IDEP office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creighton will forward a copy of your application to the IDEP office for consideration by our admissions committee </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Application process cont. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IDEP Admissions Committee: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluates academic and non-academic factors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gives preference to those applicants with highly qualified admissions profiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invites top percentage of applicants to ISU in Pocatello for an interview </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selects students to be accepted into the program based upon the above factors </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Admissions Statistics For 2006 Entering Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>111 submitted applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 available seats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nearly 14 applicants per each available seat in the program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.78 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT Academic: 20.4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT Science: 19.6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT PAT: 19.7 </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Admissions Statistics For 2007 Entering Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>97 submitted applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 available seats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 12 applicants per each available seat in the program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.84 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT Academic: 20.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT Science: 19.7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT PAT: 20.2 </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Admissions Statistics For 2009 Entering Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 submitted applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 available seats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 6 applicants per each available seat in the program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.74 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT Academic: 18.6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT Science: 19.4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average DAT PAT: 21.3 </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. NATIONAL STATISTICS (From ADA Publication: 2007/2008 Survey of Dental Education ) YEAR # of Applicants % Change from prev year # Accepted % Male % Female 2003/2004 8,176 4,770 56.9% 43.1% 2004/2005 9,433 15.4% 4,733 57.7% 42.3% 2005/2006 10,731 13.8% 4,688 59.3% 40.7% 2006/2007 12,463 16.1% 4,612 58.3% 41.7% 2007/2008 13,742 10.3% 4,618 55.9% 44.1%
  20. 20. NATIONAL STATISTICS
  21. 21. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Consider the Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Class Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost advantage for Idaho Residents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Facilities </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Small class size </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently 8 students in each class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8:1 student to faculty ratio in dental classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One-On-One individualized attention with faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows students to get a solid start to their dental education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class size of about 85 students at Creighton for years 2-4 </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Cost advantages for IDEP students (2008-09) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st year = $19,090 + ISU Fees ($4664)= $23,754 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books, Instruments and Living Costs are additional </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd – 4 th Years = $19,090 + Tuition Increases (6-8% Average) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books, Instruments, and Living Costs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-IDEP Creighton Tuition = $42,262 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>>50% savings by being an IDEP student over 4 yrs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average indebtedness of graduating IDEP Student was approximately $180,000 for the class of 2007 </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>Cost advantages for IDEP students (2009-10) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st year = $20,592 + ISU Fees ($5130) = $25,722 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books, Instruments and Living Costs are additional </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd – 4 th Years = $20,592 + Tuition Increases (6-8% Average) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books, Instruments, and Living Costs are additional </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-IDEP Creighton Tuition = $45,644 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>>50% savings by being an IDEP student over 4 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average indebtedness of graduating IDEP Students was approximately $165,722 for the class of 2008 </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. DEBT UPON GRADUATION Sources: 2007/08 Survey of Dental Education and Creighton University Financial Aid Office (* = estimated because actual data not available to date) YEAR NATIONAL AVG CREIGHTON AVG IDEP AVG 2002 $185,070 2003 $191,678 2004 $200,339 2005 $210,495 2006 $246,903 $156,000 2007 $269,124* $180,000 2008 $293,345* $176,458 $165,722 2009 $319,746* $201,425 $153,707
  26. 26. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>New Facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moved into updated facility in 1999 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In same building as the Idaho Advanced General Dentistry Residency Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creighton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Current facility is modern and up-to-date </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plans to renovate existing facility or build new dental school in the upcoming years </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>First Year at Idaho State </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete Basic Sciences Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductory Dental Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Occlusion Project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Radiology Lab </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Hygiene Techniques Course </li></ul></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>First Year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A time to develop skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A time to develop relationships </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. IDEP 1 st Year Curriculum <ul><li>Fall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physiology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gross Anatomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Histology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dental Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preventive Dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of Dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dental Anatomy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biochemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Histology & Embryology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Head & Neck Anatomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neuroscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Hygiene Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occlusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radiology </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Creighton University School of Dentistry <ul><li>Dental School </li></ul><ul><li>Urban environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outstanding Patient Pool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent Academic Track Record </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Premier Clinical Program </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Creighton University School of Dentistry <ul><li>Entire Facility Remodeled and Up to date </li></ul><ul><li>New State of the Art Clinical Sterilization Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Teaching Laboratories </li></ul>
  32. 32. Creighton University School of Dentistry <ul><li>Excellent Patient Base for Teaching Cases </li></ul><ul><li>No specialty programs or advanced education programs – all patients for the dental students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides dental students experience with specialty areas of dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taught by specialists in these areas </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Creighton University School of Dentistry <ul><li>Computerized Scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Radiography </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Monitors at Each Work Station </li></ul><ul><li>i-CAT Machine available to students – cutting edge…. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Creighton University School of Dentistry <ul><li>Open air clinical setting ideal for teaching environment </li></ul>
  35. 35. Creighton University School of Dentistry
  36. 36. J. Jeffrey Ybarguen, DDS Director, Idaho Dental Education Program <ul><li>BS in Zoology from ISU 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>DDS from Creighton 2001 through the Idaho Dental Education Program </li></ul><ul><li>Private Practice in Idaho Falls 2001 – present </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor of dental anatomy and occlusion in IDEP program 2003 – present </li></ul><ul><li>Director of IDEP program 2004 – present </li></ul>
  37. 37. Steven W. Friedrichsen DDS Dean of Creighton University School of Dentistry <ul><li>Dean 2004 - present </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman of ISU Department of Dental Sciences 1982 – 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Director of the IDEP Program 1982 – 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Director of the Idaho Advanced General Dentistry Residency Program from its inception (1999 – 2005) </li></ul>
  38. 38. Omaha, Nebraska <ul><li>Big City with a Small Town Flavor </li></ul>
  39. 39. Omaha, Nebraska
  40. 40. Omaha, Nebraska
  41. 41. Omaha, Nebraska
  42. 42. IDEP – Your Personal Gateway to Dentistry
  43. 43. Jeff Ybarguen, D.D.S. ybarj@isu.edu or (208)282-3289

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