University of Rochester Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: University of Rochester
Eastman Dental Center
625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Program Director: Dr. Jack G. Caton (full-time)
Phone: 585-275-8315
Fax: 585-276-0293
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $125
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 3 full-time; 6 part-time (6 faculty members are board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: yes
Length of Program in months: 36 months
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Periodontology Certificate
Prerequisites: National Board Exam (US trained only), TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: GME for US and Canadian/$15,000 for international
Instruments & Equipment: camera $3,000; supplies $2,500
Salary and/or Stipend: Graduate Medical Education funding for tuition/stipend for U.S. and Canadian trained citizens
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Rotations: Oral Surgery 4 wks.; Gen Anes. 4 wks.; Sedation 1 wk.; Salivary Gland, TMJ & Diagnositic Imaging by arrangement; Lit. review & treatment planning 5 hrs./week
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: Implant Clinic-4 hours/week; Perio Clinic-20 hours/week
Type of Implant System Taught: ITI, Steri-Oss, 3I, Branemark, Centerpulse
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 30-40 cases, or 40-50 implants
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 65%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: Strong Memorial
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 100
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40
Research Requirements: yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes



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