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1 IDAHO DENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM “EDUCATING DENTISTS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW”

2 Idaho Dental Education Program (IDEP)

3 Dentistry Mostly Pros Flexibility Various Practice Settings Hours Specialize, General Practice and focus a practice in areas Respected Member of the Community Choice of Practice Location Work with variety of people Clean work environment Decent income potential

4 Dentistry Some Cons Physically and mentally stressful Small detailed work No room for error either mentally or physically Functions as a business so must know about Profitability Insurance Codes and procedures Overhead, etc. Some people can be difficult to work with

5 Idaho Dental Education Program Contract between the State of Idaho and Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska Idaho purchases seats for Idaho residents at Creighton University Medical Center School of Dentistry First year at Idaho State University in Pocatello Three years in Omaha at Creighton

6 Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions Department of Dental Sciences Idaho Dental Education Program

7 Creighton University School of Dentistry

8 Idaho Dental Education Program Academic Requirements High School Diploma or GED Pre-requisite courses Biology Chemistry English Physics Most have Bachelors degree upon entering the program

9 Idaho Dental Education Program Non-Academic Requirements Good hand eye coordination Excellent people skills Some business acumen is helpful

10 Idaho Dental Education Program Preparing to apply: Pre-dental advisor at your college – see them early and often Good to Excellent grades are important DAT scores are important – some schools place more emphasis than others – take it when it is best for you Put effort into essay. Have someone check grammar, spelling, clarity, etc. References from people who know you well

11 Idaho Dental Education Program Preparation Continued: Become very familiar with the profession – shadow to become more familiar Pay attention to deadlines Call to check, but not “bug” the admissions office Prepare for interviews

12 Additional Resources for Preparation / Application American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Website: AADSAS application available from ADEA The ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools can be purchased through the above web-site May be accessed through your college library “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.”

13 Idaho Dental Education Program Application process Complete your AADSAS Application indicating: Idaho as your state of Residency Creighton as one of the schools you are applying for admission Have a copy of your Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) scores sent to Creighton Complete the Creighton Supplemental Application with the appropriate fee

14 Idaho Dental Education Program Application process cont. Have official transcripts from college course work submitted to Creighton as needed Have your personal references or pre-dental committee evaluation sent to Creighton Complete the Idaho Residency Certification form and return it to the IDEP office Creighton will forward a copy of your application to the IDEP office for consideration by our admissions committee

15 Idaho Dental Education Program Application process cont. IDEP Admissions Committee: Evaluates academic and non-academic factors Gives preference to those applicants with highly qualified admissions profiles Invites top percentage of applicants to ISU in Pocatello for an interview Selects students to be accepted into the program based upon the above factors

16 Idaho Dental Education Program Admissions Statistics For 2006 Entering Class 111 submitted applications 8 available seats Nearly 14 applicants per each available seat in the program Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.78 Average DAT Academic: 20.4 Average DAT Science: 19.6 Average DAT PAT: 19.7

17 Idaho Dental Education Program Admissions Statistics For 2007 Entering Class 97 submitted applications 8 available seats Over 12 applicants per each available seat in the program Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.84 Average DAT Academic: 20.0 Average DAT Science: 19.7 Average DAT PAT: 20.2

18 Idaho Dental Education Program Admissions Statistics For 2009 Entering Class 50 submitted applications 8 available seats Over 6 applicants per each available seat in the program Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.74 Average DAT Academic: 18.6 Average DAT Science: 19.4 Average DAT PAT: 21.3

19 Idaho Dental Education Program Admissions Statistics For 2010 Entering Class 52 submitted applications 8 available seats Over 6 applicants per each available seat in the program Average GPA of matriculated students: 3.84 Average DAT Academic: 21.0 Average DAT Science: 21.5 Average DAT PAT: 21.75

20 NATIONAL STATISTICS (From ADA Publication: 2007/2008 Survey of Dental Education) YEAR# of Applicants % Change from prev year # Accepted % Male% Female 2003/20048,1764, %43.1% 2004/20059, %4, %42.3% 2005/200610, %4, %40.7% 2006/200712, %4, %41.7% 2007/200813, %4, %44.1%

21 NATIONAL STATISTICS

22 Idaho Dental Education Program Consider the Advantages Small Class Size Excellent Faculty Cost advantage for Idaho Residents New Facilities

23 Idaho Dental Education Program Small class size Currently 8 students in each class 8:1 student to faculty ratio in dental classes One-On-One individualized attention with faculty Allows students to get a solid start to their dental education Class size of about 85 students at Creighton for years 2-4

24 Idaho Dental Education Program Cost advantages for IDEP students ( ) 1 st year = $19,090 + ISU Fees ($4664)= $23,754 Books, Instruments and Living Costs are additional 2 nd – 4 th Years = $19,090 + Tuition Increases (6- 8% Average) Books, Instruments, and Living Costs Non-IDEP Creighton Tuition = $42,262 >50% savings by being an IDEP student over 4 yrs Average indebtedness of graduating IDEP Student was approximately $180,000 for the class of 2007

25 Idaho Dental Education Program Cost advantages for IDEP students ( ) 1 st year = $20,592 + ISU Fees ($5130) = $25,722 Books, Instruments and Living Costs are additional 2 nd – 4 th Years = $20,592 + Tuition Increases (6- 8% Average) Books, Instruments, and Living Costs are additional Non-IDEP Creighton Tuition = $45,644 >50% savings by being an IDEP student over 4 years Average indebtedness of graduating IDEP Students was approximately $165,722 for the class of 2008

26 DEBT UPON GRADUATION Sources: 2007/08 Survey of Dental Education and Creighton University Financial Aid Office (* = estimated because actual data not available to date) YEARNATIONAL AVGCREIGHTON AVGIDEP AVG 2002$185, $191, $200, $210, $246,903$156, $269,124*$180, $293,345*$176,458$165, $319,746*$201,425$153,707

27 Idaho Dental Education Program New Facilities ISU Moved into updated facility in 1999 In same building as the Idaho Advanced General Dentistry Residency Program Creighton Current facility is modern and up-to-date Plans to renovate existing facility or build new dental school in the upcoming years

28 Idaho Dental Education Program First Year at Idaho State Complete Basic Sciences Curriculum Introductory Dental Sciences Clinical Occlusion Project Radiology Lab Oral Hygiene Techniques Course

29 Idaho Dental Education Program First Year A time to develop skills A time to develop relationships

30 IDEP 1 st Year Curriculum Fall Physiology Gross Anatomy Histology Dental Materials Preventive Dentistry Interpersonal Relationships History of Dentistry Dental Anatomy Spring Biochemistry Oral Histology & Embryology Head & Neck Anatomy Neuroscience Nutrition Community Dentistry Oral Hygiene Techniques Occlusion Radiology

31 Creighton University School of Dentistry Dental School Urban environment Extensive Activities Outstanding Patient Pool Excellent Academic Track Record Premier Clinical Program

32 Creighton University School of Dentistry Entire Facility Remodeled and Up to date New State of the Art Clinical Sterilization Facility Modern Teaching Laboratories

33 Creighton University School of Dentistry Excellent Patient Base for Teaching Cases No specialty programs or advanced education programs – all patients for the dental students Provides dental students experience with specialty areas of dentistry Taught by specialists in these areas

34 Creighton University School of Dentistry Computerized Scheduling Digital Radiography Computer Monitors at Each Work Station i-CAT Machine available to students – cutting edge….

35 Creighton University School of Dentistry Open air clinical setting ideal for teaching environment

36 Creighton University School of Dentistry

37 J. Jeffrey Ybarguen, DDS Director, Idaho Dental Education Program BS in Zoology from ISU 1997 DDS from Creighton 2001 through the Idaho Dental Education Program Private Practice in Idaho Falls 2001 – present Instructor of dental anatomy and occlusion 2003 – present Instructor of Community Dentistry present Director of IDEP program 2004 – present

38 Omaha, Nebraska Big City with a Small Town Flavor

39 Omaha, Nebraska

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42 IDEP – Your Personal Gateway to Dentistry

43 Jeff Ybarguen, D.D.S. or (208)


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