University of California Los Angeles Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: UCLA School of Dentistry, Periodontics
10833 LeConte Avenue
CHS 63-048
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Program Director: Dr. Perry Klokkevold (full-time)
Phone: 310-825-5543
Fax: 310-206-3282
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 4 Full-Time Faculty (3 Board-Certified Diplomates) 9 Part-Time Faculty (5 Board-Certified Diplomates)
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 (optional)
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: $20,000/year
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:16
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: 20/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Biomet 3i, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, Astra Tech
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 40+
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 20%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: residents rotating
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 250
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: n/a
Research Requirements: thesis required
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes


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