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 Director: Dr. Angela A. Palaiologou-Gallis
Phone: 504-941-8278
Fax: 504-941-8279
Email: apalai@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: $5,403 in-state; $9,879 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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