Harvard School of Dental Medicine Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Advanced Graduate Education in Periodontics
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Program Director: Dr. David M. Kim, DDS, DMSc
Phone: 617-432-1472
Fax: 617-432-1897
Email: dkim@hsdm.harvard.edu
Website: www.hsdm.harvard.edu
Application Deadline: August 15
Application Fee: $75
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 30 part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 36-60
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: DMSc, MMSc
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $54200; $9,078 clinic fee; other fees $3,085
Instruments & Equipment: Camera, Books, Instruments
Salary and/or Stipend: n/a
First Year Enrollment: Varies
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology=40 hours; anesthesia=80 hours; implants=60 hours; nitrous oxide=40 hours; IV sedation=80 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 2,200
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Nobel Biocare, 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: approximately 40 patients, 60-100 implants
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 15%
Percent of Time spent in research: 25%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: Dental School
Associated Hospitals: Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Forsyth Institute, Massachusetts General
On-Call Arrangements: n/a
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): approximately 250
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 20
Research Requirements: research leading to a thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes


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