Boston University - Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
100 East Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118
Chair / Postdoctoral Director Serge Dibart, DMD
Predoctoral Director Neal H. Fleisher, DMD
Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, DMD
Boston University does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: February 16
Application Fee: $75 U.S. and $105 international
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 7 full-time, 3 part-time
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: CAGS, MSD, DScD
Prerequisites: TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $52,534
Instruments & Equipment: $8,582
Salary and/or Stipend: Zanni, Ruben and Stallard Scholarships available
First Year Enrollment: 9
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:12
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: All aspects of periodontal surgery (1,900 hours) including microsurgery (50 hours), piezoelectric surgery (300 hours), Implant and site/ridge augmentation surgeries (1,700 hours), Implant restoration (50 hours), IV sedation (100 hours)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: varies by year (usually 3.5-4 days/week)
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, Straumann, 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 60+
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 9%
Percent of Time spent in research: 30%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 1%
Clinical Setting: Newly renovated periodontology clinic including a surgical center for implants and advanced procedures
Associated Hospitals: none
On-Call Arrangements: One resident on call per week
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 300
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 35
Research Requirements: MSD
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes

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