Boston University Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dental Medicine
100 East Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118
Program Director: Dr. Serge Dibart
Phone: 617-638-4762
Fax: 617-638-6170
Email: sdibart@bu.edu
Website: dentalschool.bu.edu/research/perio/index.html
Application Deadline: February 16
Application Fee: $65 U.S. and $95 international
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A
Number of Faculty Members: 19 (15 full-time, 4 part-time)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: yes
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: MS, DSc, certificate, PhD
Prerequisites: TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $52,534
Instruments & Equipment: $8,582
Salary and/or Stipend: No stipend
First Year Enrollment: 9
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:12
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: All aspects of periodontal surgery (approx.1,900 hours) including microsurgery (50 hours), piezoelectric surgery (300 hours), implant surgery (approx. 1,700 hours), minor orthodontics (50 hours)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: varies by year (usually 3.5-4 days/week)
Type of Implant System Taught: 3i, ITI, Zimmer
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 60+
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 9%
Percent of Time spent in research: 30%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 1%
Clinical Setting: Newly renovated periodontology clinic including a surgical center for implants and advanced procedures
Associated Hospitals: Boston VA Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: One resident on call per week
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 300
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 35
Research Requirements: MSD
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes

 

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