Louisiana State University Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address Department of Periodontics
LSUHSC, School of Dentistry
1100 Florida Ave., Box 138
New Orleans, La. 70119
Program Chair Dr. Gerald H. Evans
Phone: (504) 941-8278
Email: Gevans@lsuhsc.edu
Postdoctoral Director Dr. Angela A. Palaiologou-Gallis
Phone: (504) 941-8272
Email: apalai@lsuhsc.edu
Predoctoral Director Jessica Owens, DMD
Phone: (504) 941-8278
Email: jowen6@lsuhsc.edu
Dean Dr. Henry A. Gremillion
Phone: (504) 619-8500
Email: hgremi@lsuhsc.edu
Website: www.lsusd.lsuhsc.edu/fsperio.html
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A
Number of Faculty Members: 5 fulll-time, 6 part-time (10 board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: yes (restricted)
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Master of Science in Dentistry
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, dental degree, class rank above 50%, recommendation letters
Tuition per year: $9,136 in-state; $20,340 out-of-state
Instruments & Equipment: $16,000
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:8
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology, anesthesia, implants, nitrous oxide, IV sedation, microsurgery, TMJ and other rotations - all per ADA guidelines
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: variable (about 50%)
Type of Implant System Taught: Zimmer, Nobel, Strauman, Astra, 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 90-100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: Less than 10%
Clinical Setting: dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: University Hospital, Veterans Administration Hospital, Children’s Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 300
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40-50
Research Requirements: Master's Level Research Project
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, Prosthodontics, OMFS, Orthodontics, Pediatric Residency, GPR


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