University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: 2700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Detroit, MI 48208
Program Director: Bassam M. Kinaia, DDS, MS
Phone: 313-494-6944
Fax: 313-494-6666
Application Deadline: November 15
Application Fee: $75
Start Date: July
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 6 full-time, 8 part-time (10 faculty members are Board Certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No, students must be graduates of a US or Canadian Dental School
Length of Program in months: 35 months
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate/Masters
Prerequisites: Dental Degree, National Board Exam, TOEFL, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: approx. $50,000
Instruments & Equipment: approx. $9,000
Salary and/or Stipend: $43,000/yr
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: n/a
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. 50
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50-60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental School and Hospital
Associated Hospitals: Detroit Receiving Hospital, Riverview Hospital
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
Research Requirements: n/a
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: AEGD, Endodontics and Orthodontics



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