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
Predoctoral Director Tamika N. Thompson, DDS, MS
Postdoctoral Director Bassam M. Kinaia, DDS, MS
Chair Anthony Neely, DDS, MDentSc, PhD
Dean Mert Aksu, DDS, JD, MHSA
University of Detroit participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September
Application Fee: PASS program
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status:  Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time, 7 part-time (7 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, Official Transcripts, National Board Exam, Letters of recommendation, MATCH #, Competitive GPA
Tuition per year: approx. $74,834
Instruments & Equipment: approx. $11,175
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: 24-27 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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