UCLA School of Dentistry

Application and curriculum information about this UCLA's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Postgraduate Periodontics Residency Program, UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 LeConte Avenue
Room 53-039 CHS-Dental
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Chair Paulo Camargo, DDS
Predoctoral Director Flavia Pirih, DDS, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Director Perry Klokkevold, DDS, MS
Dean Paul Krebsbach, DDS, PhD
Website: https://www.dentistry.ucla.edu/learning/periodontics
University of California Los Angeles participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 5 Full-Time Faculty (4 Board-Certified,1 PhD Microbiologist) 9 Part-Time Faculty (4 Board-Certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: no
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate, MS degree in Oral Biology (highly encouraged)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of dental degree program from US or Canadian dental school; National Boards
Tuition per year: none
Instruments & Equipment: Approximately $10,000 (actual cost will vary). Students are required to purchase their own intraoral camera, laptop computer, instruments and books.
Salary and/or Stipend: $52,900/year
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:25
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology (didactic 20 hours); anesthesia/nitrous oxide/IV sedation (didactic 20+ hours; clinical experience 20+ cases); implants (didactic 40+ hours; clinical experience 40+ cases); microsurgery (didactic and clinical experience varies)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Zimmer-Biomet 3i, Straumann, Astra, Nobel BioCare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50+
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 15%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: Residents rotate On-Call 24/7/365
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 250
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: n/a
Research Requirements: Original research thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Yes. All other speciality programs available.

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