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 Dr. Sejal Thacker
Predoctoral Director Frank C. Nichols, DDS, PhD
(860) 679-3725
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: August 1
Application Fee: $60
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full time; 3 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. & $60; transcripts from undergrad &prof. schools; 3 letters of recomm. & cert. of class standing; results of Nat. Dent. Boards; TOEFL in excess of 550 for those from non-speaking Eng. countries
Tuition per year: $10,000
Instruments & Equipment: $2,500
Salary and/or Stipend: $13,000
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 2:60
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 0/22; anesthesia 160/0; implants 0/16; nitrous oxide 0/8; IV sedation variable/8; other 4-6 hours per week
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 20 hours
Type of Implant System Taught: ITI, Branemark; 3i; Steri-Oss
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 45
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: Veterans Administrative Hospital & New Britain General Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: not currently
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 44
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 44
Research Requirements: encouraged but not required
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontology OMF Rad., Oral Med., Ortho., Prosth.

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