University of Michigan

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.


Address School of Dentistry, Dept of Periodontics
1011 N University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
Chair William V. Giannobile, DDS DMSc
Phone: (734) 763-2105
Fax: (734) 763-5503
Postdoctoral Director Hom-Lay Wang, DDS
Phone: (734) 763-3383
Fax: (734) 936-0374
Predoctoral Director Tae-Ju Oh, DDS, MS
Phone: (734) 647-3320
Fax: (734) 763-5503
Dean Laurie K. McCauley, DDS PhD
Phone: (734) 763-2105
Fax: (734) 763-5503
Application Deadline: October 1
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A
Number of Faculty Members: 13 full-time; 16 part-time (9 faculty members are board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: yes
Length of Program in months: n/a
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: certificate, MS, PhD
Prerequisites: TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank National Board Exam
Tuition per year: $15,000 in-state resident; $30,000 out-of-state resident
Instruments & Equipment: purchase $2,500; rental $500; book costs $300
Salary and/or Stipend: $5,000 third year
First Year Enrollment: 4-5
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 28; anesthesia 160; implants 40 (plus patient treatment); nitrous oxide 8; IV sedation 60 didactic (plus 20 patients)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 20/week
Type of Implant System Taught: all systems with ADA acceptance
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 20-25
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 20%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 45%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: Ann Arbor Veterans Hospital, University of Michigan Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: emergency seen at hospital by GPR/AEGD residents after hours
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 30
Research Requirements: Master's - thesis committee with independent research; certificate - mentor directed research; PhD - individualized
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: all specialties


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