University of Maryland Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: University of Maryland School of Dentistry
650 West Baltimore Street Room 4205
Baltimore, MD 21201
Program Director: Dr. Harlan Shiau
Phone: 410-706-7152
Fax: 410-706-7201
Application Deadline: August 8
Application Fee: $75
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: Approval without reporting requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 8 full time, 10 part time; 12 faculty members are board certified
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: Certificate, MS in Biomedical Sciences
Prerequisites: TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $32,667 in-state resident; $51,375 out-of-state
Instruments & Equipment: $4,600
Salary and/or Stipend: Yes. Contact Program Director for details.
First Year Enrollment: 3-4; maximum enrollment 9
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:20
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 80 hours; implants 120 weeks; nitrous oxide; IV sedation; periodontics, internal medicine and anesthesia rotations at the Baltimore VA Medical Center; implantology (proficiency); oral pathology
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 31/Week (average)
Implant Systems Taught: Nobel Biocare, Camlog, Straumann
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: >100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: Dental school clinic dedicated to graduate program
Associated Hospitals: University of Maryland Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: No
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): >200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: n/a
Research Requirements: Yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: AEGD, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics


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