Augusta University Dental College of Georgia

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address Augusta University
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912
Chair Christopher W. Cutler, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Mira Ghaly, DMD
Predoctoral Director Ahmed El-Awady, BDS, PhD
Dean Carol Lefebvre, DDS, MS
Augusta University Dental College of Georgia participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 15
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 8 full-time; 1 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, MS oral biology
Prerequisites: Nation Board Exam Parts I & II; dental degree, 3 letters of recommendation +Dean's letter, class rank upper 50%
Tuition per year: None unless MS Degree
Instruments & Equipment: $2,500 with laptop and textbooks
Salary and/or Stipend: $6644 R1; $10,221 R2; $10,511 R3
First Year Enrollment: 3-4/year
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 0/60; anesthesia 140/60; implants 272/104; nitrous oxide 80/80; IV sedation 80/80; other-VA Hospital
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 32/week
Type of Implant System Taught: NobelBiocare, Straumann/ITI, Zimmer
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 80-100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 5-10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 65-70%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5-10%
Clinical Setting: Dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: VA Hospital Outpatient Dental Clinic, GR Health Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: Residents rotate call on weekly basis
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 30
Research Requirements: Thesis, MS oral biology, submitted manuscript
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, orthodontics, GPR, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, prosthodontics, AEGD

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