University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: 2700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Detroit, MI 48208
Postdoctoral Director Bassam M. Kinaia, DDS, MS
Phone: (313) 494-6944
Fax: (313) 494-6666
Chair/Predoctoral Director Anthony Neely, DDS, PhD
Dean Dr. Mert Aksu
Phone: (313) 494-6621
Fax: (313) 494-6666
Application Deadline: November
Application Fee: PASS program
Start Date: July
Accreditation Status: Approval without reporting requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 3 full-time, 4 part-time (6 faculty members are Board Certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 35 months
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate/Masters
Prerequisites: Dental Degree, National Board Exam, letters of recommendation
Tuition per year: approx. $78,000
Instruments & Equipment: approx. $11,000
Salary and/or Stipend: $48,000/yr
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 150; Implants 176; Nitrous and IV Sedation 150; Advanced Perio Seminars 168; Hospital Rotation 80
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 20-24 hrs/week
Type of Implant System Taught: All
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: Approx. 40
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: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental School and Hospital
Associated Hospitals: St. John Hospital  (Riverview, Oakland-Macomb)
On-Call Arrangements: One Resident will be on call each week.
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 30-40
Research Requirements: Certificate (completion of program) Masters (publication related research)
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: AEGD, Endodontics and Orthodontics



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