University of Alabama

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address UAB School of Dentistry
1720 2nd Avenue South, SDB 412
Birmingham, AL 35294-0007
Chair Nico C. Geurs, DDS
Postdoctoral Director Mia L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
Predoctoral Director Maninder Kaur, BDS, MS
University of Alabama participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline August 1
Application Fee $50 direct / $25 secondary with PASS
Start Date July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members 6 full-time, 6 part-time (all full-time 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 Certificate; PhD Certificate
Prerequisites NBE, TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank (if applicable)
Tuition per year $11,691
Instruments & Equipment varies
Salary and/or Stipend $9,700, $10,000, $10,300 (approximately, for qualified residents)
First Year Enrollment 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants 1/12
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours pathology/12; anesthesia/240; nitrous oxide variable/1; IV sedation/250
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment 24-32/week
Type of Implant System Taught didactic: all ADA approved; clinic: multiple
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency 200
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars 15%
Percent of Time spent in research 15%
Percent of Time spent in clinical 65%
Percent of Time spent in teaching 5%
Clinical Setting hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals Veterans Administration, Children's, University
On-Call Arrangements residents rotate
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants) 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency 80
Research Requirements original research experience; optional MS or PhD degree
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties all specialties plus GPR and AEGD


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