Loma Linda University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry
11092 Anderson Street, Rm 4416
Loma Linda, CA 92350
Chair Tord Lundgren, DDS
(909) 558-4222
Postdoctoral Director Erik Sahl, DDS, MS
(909) 558-4610
Predoctoral Director Tord Lundgren, DDS
(909) 558-4222
Dean Ronald Dailey
(909) 558-4683
Website: www.llu.edu/llu/dentistry/perio/
Loma Linda University does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1 (PASS participant)
Application Fee: $60
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time; 6 part-time
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/Certificate/MSD
Prerequisites: Official transcripts, Dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank, GRE (MS candidates only) and TOEFL
Tuition per year: $63,448
Instruments & Equipment: laptop computer, digital camera, books and journals, AAP membership (costs variable)
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:12
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology (22); Moderate Sedation (60); Implants (350); Microsurgery (80)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 20-24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, Biomet 3-I, Astra, Zimmer, Straumann
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: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: none
On-Call Arrangements: 8 weeks/year
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150-200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 30-50
Research Requirements: publishable paper, thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Combined Programs (Perio/Pros, Perio/Implant) Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Anesthesiology, Implant Dentistry

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