University of Florida Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Dept of Perio
PO Box 100434
1600 SW Archer Rd Room D10-6
Gainesville, FL 32610
Program Director: Dr. Rodrigo E. F. Neiva
Phone: (352) 273-7881
Fax: (352) 273-6192
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $145 - ADEA PASS Program
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time faculty, 12 courtesy/part-time faculty (10 faculty members are 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: MS
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, dental degree, GRE, letters of recommendation, class rank, and more
Tuition per year: $5,700 in-state resident; $22,000 out-of-state resident
Instruments & Equipment: purchase $5,000; book costs $500
Salary and/or Stipend: $9,500 first year; $10,000 second year; $10,500 third year
First Year Enrollment: 2-3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:20
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 30; anesthesia 160; implants 120; nitrous oxide 10; IV sedation 60
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 25-28 hours/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Astra Tech, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, 3i, Biohorizon
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: >100
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: Shands, VA
On-Call Arrangements: rotation
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): >100
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: >20
Research Requirements: Yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, prosthodontics, GPR, oral pathology, dental public health


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