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
(312) 413-5787
Postdoctoral Director Edward Dwayne Karateew, DDS
(312) 413-5787
Predoctoral Director Seema Ashrafi DDS, MS
(312) 413-9149
Dean Clark Standford
University of Illinois at Chicago participates 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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