University of Louisville School of Dentistry Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Graduate Periodontics
School of Dentistry, Room 312
Health Sciences Center
Louisville, KY 40292
Program Director: Henry Greenwell, DMD, MSD (full-time)
Phone: 502-852-1213
Fax: 502-852-1317
Application Deadline: September 15
Application Fee: $25
Start Date: June 20
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 6 full-time; 4 part-time; (5 faculty are 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/MSD
Prerequisites: Dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank, National Board Exam for U.S. students, TOEFL and ECE for international students
Tuition per year: $18,965 for in-state residents; $31,575 for out-of-state residents
Instruments & Equipment: $6,000 first year only for camera, computer, and software
Salary and/or Stipend: none
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:7
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology, anesthesia, implants, nitrous oxide, IV sedation, and others -- all according to ADA guidelines
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 4 days/ week
Type of Implant System Taught: ITI, BioHorizons, 3i, Nobel Biocare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 100 to 150+
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 15%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 70%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: Dental School
Associated Hospitals: University of Louisville Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200-300
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40-60
Research Requirements: clinical research required
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, Orthodontics, OMFS, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics


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