University of Illinois Chicago

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.


Address: Department of Periodontics
College of Dentistry
801 S. Paulina Street, 458 Dent MC 859
Chicago, IL 60612
Chair Salvador Nares, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Edward Dwayne Karateew, DDS
Predoctoral Director Seema Ashrafi DDS, MS
Dean Clark Standford, DDS, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 31
Application Fee: $60 - ADEA PASS Program
Start Date: August 15
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 10 full time/9 part-time (7 Board Certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 33 months
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate in periodontology, M.S., PhD
Prerequisites: Dental degree, National Board Exam I (II suggested), letters of recommendation
Tuition per year: Approx. $36,000 1st year; $36,000 2nd year; $26,000 3rd year
Instruments & Equipment: Approx. $4,000
Salary and/or Stipend: 20% of collected fees (applied cash) from clinical services provided by the student
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:25
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: clinical 27/wk; didactic 7/wk; research 4/wk, teach 2/wk)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 27/wk
Type of Implant System Taught: Dentsply, Straumann, Nobel Biocare, Biomet 3i, BioHorizons, Zimmer
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 60-80 cases/100-150 implants
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 65%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: University of Illinois at Chicago, Rush Presbyterian
On-Call Arrangements: N/A
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 225
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 80
Research Requirements: Completion of original research project, MS thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: orthodontics, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral medicine

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