University of Louisville School of Dentistry

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
Chair /
Postdoctoral Director
Henry Greenwell DMD, MSD
Predoctoral Director Diksha Katwal, DDS, MSD
Dean T.Gerard Bradley, BDS, MS, DMD
University of Louisville participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 15
Application Fee: $25
Start Date: June 20
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
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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