University of Connecticut

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dental Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06010-1710
Chair Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou, DDS, MS, PhD
(860) 679-4543
Postdoctoral Director Sejal Thacker, DDS, MS, PhD
(860) 679-363
Predoctoral Director Takanori Sobue, DDS, PhD
(860) 679-8315
Dean R. Lamont MacNeil, DDS, M.Dent.Sc
(860) 679-2808
University of Connecticut participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: $75
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full time; 5 part time
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; Certificate plus MDentSc; Certificate plus PhD
Prerequisites: Appl. & $75; transcripts from undergrad &prof. schools; 3 letters of recomm. & cert. of class standing; results of Nat. Dent. Boards; TOEFL>550 (paper), >213 (computer), >80 (internet) or > 6.5 (IELTS)
Tuition per year: $25,000
Instruments & Equipment: $2,500
Salary and/or Stipend: $13,000 - 25,000
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 2:60
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 35; Anesthesia rotation 45; Implants 50; Nitrous/Oral/IV sedation 100
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hours
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Nobel, 3i, Astra
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: John Dempsey Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: Not currently
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 60
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50
Research Requirements: Encouraged
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontology OMF Rad., Oral Med., Ortho., Prosth.

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