University of California San Francisco

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry
Periodontology Program
Box 650, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143
Chair Yvonne Kapila, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Guo-Hao Lin, DDS, MS
Predoctoral Director Yogalakshmi Rajendran, BDS
Dean  Michael Reddy, DMD, DMSc

University of California San Francisco participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: $60 ($80 for international applicants)
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 30
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 in Periodontology, MS or PhD in Oral & Cranofacial Sciences
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL (for international applicants), dental degree (or equivalent), 3 letters of recommendation
Tuition per year: $18,452 annually (in-state); $33,554 annually (out-of-state)
Instruments & Equipment: $17,200 year; $14,500 year 2; $6,752 year 3
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:20
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 20; anesthesia 60; implants 180; nitrous oxide 20; IV sedation 180; other rotations 200
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Nobel BioCare, Astra, BioHorizons
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 70-80
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Hospital, Dental School
Associated Hospitals: UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco VA
On-Call Arrangements: on-call for 1 week at a time on rotating basis
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 75-80
Research Requirements: Yes; thesis committee with independent research
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, prosthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Medicine, General Practice Residency, Dental Public Health

DISCLAIMER: The American Academy of Periodontology provides online Periodontal Program Information as a resource for dental students and periodontal residents. Individual periodontal programs are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information placed on these pages.

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