Nova Southeastern University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: College of Dental Medicine
3200 South University Dr.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Chair Maria Hernandez, DDS
Postdoctoral Director Theofilos Koutouzis, DDS, MS
Predoctoral Director

Maria A. Hernandez, DDS

Dean Steven Kaltman
Nova Southeastern University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 2
Application Fee: PASS + $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 9 full time, 12 part time, 15 visiting lecturers (11 are diplomates)
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, MS optional
Prerequisites: TOEFL, dental degree (before start of program), 3 letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $40,000
Instruments & Equipment: $4,000
Salary and/or Stipend: GME, if available
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 4:50
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Specific training and duration of each in hours (clinical/didactic): pathology 24; nitrous oxide 10
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 60% of total program, 25-2700 hours
Type of Implant System Taught: 3 systems
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 75 (~200 implants)
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 3%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 65%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 7%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: n/a
On-Call Arrangements: yes
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 70
Research Requirements: clinical
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery

DISCLAIMER: The American Academy of Periodontology provides online Periodontal Program Information as a resource for dental students and periodontal residents. Individual periodontal programs are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information placed on these pages.

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