University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: OU College of Dentistry
Graduate Periodontics
1201 North Stonewall Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Program Director: Eros S. Chaves
Phone: 405-271-6531
Fax: 405-271-3794
Email: eros-chaves@ouhsc.edu
Website: dentistry.ouhsc.edu/ProspectiveStudents/ProgramsOffered/AdvancedEducationPrograms/GraduatePeriodontics.aspx
Application Deadline: August 15
Application Fee: $65
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time; 8 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
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: MS in periodontics, periodontics certificate
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL, dental degree, three letters of recommendation, class rank, GPA, letter describing interest in periodontics
Tuition per year: $7,000 (in-state) $18,000 (out-of-state and international)
Instruments & Equipment: camera $2,500, books and instruments $10,000
Salary and/or Stipend: none
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Emphasis on comprehensive peridontal therapy including implantology and periodontal plastic surgery
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hrs/week
Type of Implant System Taught: 3i, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, Astra, Zimmer
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: Cases variable; 60 - 100 fixtures
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental school, hospitals
Associated Hospitals: OU Medical Center ( Three hospitals)
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200+
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40
Research Requirements: Completion of original research project, MS thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: AEGD, OMS, orthodontics

 

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