Indiana University School of Dentistry

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: 1121 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5168
Chair Vanchit John
Phone:(317) 274-5124
Fax:(317) 274-1363
Postdoctoral Director Steven Blanchard
Phone:(317) 274-5129
Fax:(317) 274-1363
Predoctoral Director Daniel Shin
Phone: (317) 274-5421
Fax: (317) 274-1363
Dean John Williams
Phone:(317) 274-5403
Fax:(317) 274-7188
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $50 for US; $60 for international
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 6 full-time (4 board certified); 5 part-time (3 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: Certificate in periodontics with an MSD degree
Prerequisites: Part 1 NDBE scores required for international applicants
Tuition per year: Indiana residents $32,117 each year of first two years, $3,631 for third year; non-residents $63,347

Beginning in 2017, one candidate who is not considered as an Indiana resident and has a U.S. dental degree will be offered a scholarship so that tuition will not exceed 150% of the Indiana resident tuition rate during all three years of the program.

Instruments & Equipment: Purchase first year $1,289; rental/sterilization $2,832
Salary and/or Stipend: $10,000 per year Fellowship Award applied directly to reduce tuition/fees
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:9
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 176; implants 148; nitrous oxide/IV sedation 150; literature reviews 174; advanced perio. seminars 168; hospital rotation 40
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 1,260
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Astra, BioHorizons, Zimmer, NobelBiocare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 75-100 implants; number of patient cases varies
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 15%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 45%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: Riley Children's Hospital Dental Service
On-Call Arrangements: Each resident is on-call for a week at a time; contacted by pager; patients seen at Wishard Hospital
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 165
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50
Research Requirements: During 3 years, qualified research and a successfully defended thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, GPR, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Operative Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Radiology


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