The Scientific Literature in Pediatric Dentistry is a three-year literature review course that meets on a weekly basis for 2 hours. This is a joint class where all three groups of residents from different cohorts meet and are assigned articles/guidelines mostly from the current literature to abstract and present to the group. These presentations are followed by an in-depth group discussion on that topic in pediatric dentistry. In addition to that, the residents all meet for an hour weekly to present one of their cases and to discuss literature related to their diagnosis and treatment.
During the literature review series, students read and discuss classic and current literature that is recommended for appropriate preparation for the Membership Examination of the Royal College of Surgeons UK.