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 06030 -1710
Chair Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou, DDS, MS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Sejal Thacker, DDS, MDSc
Predoctoral Director Takanori Sobue, DDS, PhD
Dean Steven M. Lepowsky, DDS, FAGD, FACD
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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