AEGD Seminole

The Advanced Education Program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry is a 12-month program with an option of 24 months and leads to a Certificate of Completion.

The program is designed to provide advanced clinical and didactic training in disciplines of general dentistry beyond the training received in dental school.

The program is located at St. Petersburg College in Seminole, Florida, which houses 17 operatories and is designed to model the private practice setting. This facility is a satellite clinic of the College of Dentistry. All the clinical disciplines in dentistry are covered. Patient treatment is frequently complex and challenging, with multiple opportunities for experience in endodontics, dental implants, periodontal surgery, advanced prosthetics, oral surgery, orthodontics, and sedation.

The faculty includes specialists from all dental disciplines and general dentists, and they provide continuous coverage in the clinic. Seminars, literature reviews, case presentations and treatment planning seminars are part of the educational program. Practice management is an integral part of the program.


First-Year Resident – Summer
Digital Dental Photography
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Physical Evaluation
Conscious Sedation
Hospital Organization / Function
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Diagnosis/Treatment Planning
Literature Review

First-Year Resident – Fall
Implant Dentistry II
Patients with Special Needs
Pediatric Dentistry
Restorative Dentistry
Medical Risk Assessment
Dental Materials
Applied Pharmacology
Preventive Dentistry
Literature Review
Patient Case Presentation
Oral/Maxillofacial Radiology
Oral/Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

First-Year Resident – Spring
Literature Review
Patient Case Presentation
Oral Medicine
Practice Management
Financial Planning/Debt Management
Implant Dentistry III
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

Courses are subject to change. Any changes to the curriculum will be updated as soon as possible.


The Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program – Seminole is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The program’s most recent accreditation visit from the Commission on Dental Accreditation was in 2015 and was approved without reporting requirements.

Graduation Rate for the Past Five Years

Year of Graduation Percentage of residents that graduated
2019 100%
2020 100%
2021 100%
2022 100%
2023 100%

Program Director and Chair

Eduard Pocola

Eduard Pocola DDS

Interim Program Director & Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (727) 893-5050
Daniel W McNeil

Daniel W McNeil PhD

Chair, Community Dentistry & Behavioral Science | Parker E. Mahan Endowed Professor
Phone: (352) 273-6801

Department Administrator

Christina L Ray

Christina L Ray

Clinical Services Representative II
Phone: (727) 893-5050

Contact AEGD Seminole

9200 113th St. North
Seminole, FL 33772
Phone: 727-893-5050
Fax: 727-893-5051