Indiana University School of Dentistry

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

1121 West Michigan Street

Room 422 A
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5168

Chair Vanchit John, DDS, MSD
Postdoctoral Director Yusuke Hamada, DDS, MSD
Predoctoral Director Daniel Shin, DDS, MSD
Dean Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch, DDS, PhD, FDS
Indiana University School of Dentistry participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $50 for US; $60 for international
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time (3 board certified); 4 part-time (1 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 & 2 NDBE scores required for all applicants
Tuition per year: Indiana residents $39,973 each year of first two years, $3,500 for third year; non-residents $86,798 first two years, $9,500 for third year

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 ~2,000; rental $3,686/yr
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: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Oral pathology 176; implants 148; nitrous oxide/IV sedation 150; literature reviews 174; advanced perio. seminars 168 
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
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, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Operative Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry

DISCLAIMER: The American Academy of Periodontology provides online Periodontal Program Information as a resource for dental students and periodontal residents. Individual periodontal programs are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information placed on these pages.

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