CAAPID Bench Test Courses for International Dentists
Bench Prep Course Overview
We offer several options for Bench Prep Courses depending on your previous experience, education level, and skill enhancement needs.
Short Bench Prep Courses: Our shorter courses pack important information on selected topics in a few days, making these courses more intense but perfect for those with a smaller educational window. The shorter courses are school-targeted, which can be extremely useful for those shooting for a specific school’s dental program.
7-Day Bench Prep Course: Our signature course here at Stevenson Dental Solutions, the 7-day course covers many of the important topics you will be expected to know for testing purposes. Our week-long courses focus on FGC, PFM, ACC/ONLAY preparations, composite restorations, RPD design, treatment planning, and more.
10-Day Bench Prep Course: Our 10-day course format covers all the standard dental topics that US schools cover. This 10-day course will help familiarize you with additional topics beyond those covered in the 7-day course. If you need a refresher on additional restorations, corrections, and processes such as waxing and carving, the 10-bench prep course is for you.
If you have any further inquiries regarding our courses, don’t hesitate to contact us here at Stevenson Dental Education. We can help answer any questions or help you sign up for any of our bench test preparatory courses for international dentists.
The CAAPID application is stressful, frustrating, and consuming. We want you to successfully obtain admission into a US Dental School on your first (or next) cycle. To do this, you must build a great profile on CAAPID. You need to stand apart from the rest and finding ways to improve your profile are difficult. Opportunities may not exist in your local area (like dental assisting, research, and formal University programs).
We have an impactful solution to this dilemma: the Stevenson Dental Bench Competency Certificate Program. During our 7-day or 10-day courses and our 30-day long preceptorship, we will keep a score of your progress with numerical grades, both with hands-on practicals and didactic quizzes. Earning at least a 3.0 (practical exams) and 75% (Didactic quizzes and exams) during the course will grant you a Competency Certificate from Dr. Richard Stevenson, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Dentistry. You may proudly list this accomplishment in the CE and Awards Sections of your CAAPID application. More and more schools are already seeing the benefit of Stevenson Dental Education Graduates and are referring students to us for training. As many schools are going to virtual interviews, the strength of your CAAPID profile has never been more important. Starting in 2023, numerous schools will ask you to take a hands-on course before applying – why wait until you receive an invitation? Register now! Prepare in advance. Improve your profile. Become one of the few who attain a Certificate of Competency from Stevenson Dental Education!