United States Army Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: US Army Advanced Education Program in Periodontics
320 East Hospital Road, Tingay Dental Clinic
Fort Gordon, Georgia 30905-5660
Program Director: COL Frederick C. Bisch (full-time)
Phone: (706) 787-8551/6819/5102
Fax: (706) 787-7528
Email: Frederick.c.bisch@us.army.mil
Website: www.gordentac.amedd.army.mil/Periodontics.aspx
Application Deadline: N/A
Application Fee: N/A
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 3 full-time, board-certified
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate in Periodontics; MS in Oral Biology from Georgia Regents University Augusta
Prerequisites: Active duty Army officer, dental degree, letters of recommendation
Tuition per year: N/A
Instruments & Equipment: N/A
Salary and/or Stipend: Commensurate with rank and time in service
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: N/A
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Hospital rotations (ENT, oral surgery, Internal Medicine, Anesthesia, OR rotation) 640; Implants 120; Moderate sedation/nitrous oxide 120; Pathology 40; Physical diagnosis 36; Orofacial pain 20
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: 3i, Nobel Biocare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50-75
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 59%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 1%
Clinical Setting: Hospital, Dental school
Associated Hospitals: Eisenhower Army Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): N/A
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: N/A
Research Requirements: MS Degree in Oral Biology with thesis; manuscript suitable for publication
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 

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