University of Texas San Antonio Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Periodontics, MSC 7894
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Program Director: Dr. Brian L. Mealey
Phone: 210-567-3567
Fax: 210-567-3761
Email: mealey@uthscsa.edu
Website: periodontics.uthscsa.edu/Postdoctoral.php
Application Deadline: July 15
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: June 25
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 6 full-time, 2 part-time (8 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: certificate, MS
Prerequisites: National Board Exam; 3 letters of recommendation, class rank, GPA. GRE recommended for all applicants. GRE and TOEFL are REQUIRED for graduates of non-ADA accredited dental schools.
Tuition per year: approximately $5000 per year
Instruments & Equipment: digital camera ($1200), laptop computer ($1500), books in first year ($300)
Salary and/or Stipend: $9000 each year x 3 years
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 32 hours; anesthesia rotation 40 hours; conscious sedation (IV, oral, N2O) over 60 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: First year 22-25/week; second year 28-32/week;third year 32-33 per week
Type of Implant System Taught: Zimmer, Straumann, Biomet 3i; Astra, Nobel BioCare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50-80 cases (100-150 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
Associated Hospitals: University Hospital, Veteran's Administration Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150-200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 100+
Research Requirements: Master of Science degree research
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: all specialties

 

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