Tufts University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dental Medicine
Department of Periodontology
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
Program Chair Bjorn Steffensen, DDS, MS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Martyn S. Green, DDS, MS
Predoctoral Director Samuel Koo, DDS, MS, DMSc
Dean Nadeem Y. Karimbux, DMD
Website: dental.tufts.edu
Tufts University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics.
Application Deadline: September 1 
Application Fee: $125
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 42 faculty members (7 full-time, 11 half-time, 23 Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 36 months
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontology, Master of Science, PhD
Prerequisites: Graduate of Dental School, TOEFL (if applicable), Official Transcript, Three Letters of Recommendation in English
Tuition per year: $76,000
Instruments & Equipment: N/A
Salary and/or Stipend: N/A
First Year Enrollment: 6-8 students
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:18
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: See website for course descriptions
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hours per week (average for three years)
Type of Implant System Taught: Branemark, Replace Select, 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 120 average
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30% average for the three years
Percent of Time spent in research: 5%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 63%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 7%
Clinical Setting: Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Associated Hospitals: None
On-Call Arrangements: N/A
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 400
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 55
Research Requirements: All students are required to participate in a clinical research project of their choice.
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Prosthodontics

DISCLAIMER: The American Academy of Periodontology provides online Periodontal Program Information as a resource for dental students and periodontal residents. Individual periodontal programs are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information placed on these pages.

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