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 Pinelopi Xenoudi, DDS, MSc
Predoctoral Director Yogalakshmi Rajendran, BDS
Dean (Interim) John Featherstone, MSc, PhD
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: periodontology certificate, oral and craniofacial MS or PhD degree option
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL (for international applicants), dental degree (or equivalent), GRE (for MS, PhD), 3 letters of recommendation, upper 20% class rank
Tuition per year: $14,259 year 1; $13,400 years 2 and 3 (in-state); $26,504year 1;$25,645years 2 and 3 (out-of-state)
Instruments & Equipment: $15,076 year 1; $12,527 year 2; $2,842 year 3
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
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: 2,600
Type of Implant System Taught: Branemark, Sterioss, 3-I, Bicon, ITI
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 70-80
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 24%
Percent of Time spent in research: 18%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 3%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: University of California Medical Center, San Francisco VA Medical Center
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
Research Requirements: yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, prosthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Medicine, General Practice Residency, Dental Public Health

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