University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
13065 E. 17th Avenue, Room 104D
Mail Stop F850
Aurora, CO 80045
Chair/Postdoctoral Director Charles A. Powell, DDS, MS
Predoctoral Director Enrique E.Rosado, DMD, MS
Dean Denise K. Kassebaum, DDS, MS
University of Colorado does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: July 1
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 2 Full-time; 4 Part-time; 4 Board-Certified
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/MSD
Prerequisites: DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent; National Board Exam; 3 letters of recommendation, class rank, GPA. GRE recommended for all applicants. GRE and TOEFL are required for graduates of non-ADA accredited dental schools
Tuition per year: Approximately $28,000
Instruments & Equipment: Approximately $3,000 (includes laptop, clinic camera, book costs)
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: Varies based upon CODA approved program
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 36 hours; anesthesia rotation 20 hours; conscious sedation over 60 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: First year 1076; second year 1137; third year 1070
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Zimmer, Astra, NobelBiocare, BioHorizons
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 40-50 cases (70-110 implants)
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 34%
Percent of Time spent in research: 3%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 62%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 1%
Clinical Setting: Dental School
Associated Hospitals: University of Colorado Hospital; Children's Hospital Colorado
On-Call Arrangements: Minimal
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 250
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: Greater than 100
Research Requirements: Independent research; thesis; manuscript for publication
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Orthodontics, General Practice Residency, Pediatric Dentistry (affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado)

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