Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Department of Dental Specialties
200 First Street, SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Chair Daniel A. Assad, DDS
Postdoctoral Director Daniel A. Assad, DDS
Dean Steven H. Rose, MD
Application Deadline: Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be accepted starting August 1, 2017.
Application Fee: N/A Contact the program director prior to applying
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 2 full-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No, Full Minnesota licensure is required.
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: MS degree, certificate
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL, dental degree, 2 letters of recommendation (at least one from a periodontist) plus dean's letter, class rank
Tuition per year: Mayo Clinic residents in the Periodontics program do not have tuition fees.
Instruments & Equipment: All instruments are supplied, including intraoral cameras
Salary and/or Stipend: 2017 - 2018 Periodontic resident stipends are: First Year = $54,602, Second Year = $56, 788, Third Year = $59,137
In addition, a generous benefits package is also available for residents, including 15 paid vacation days per year. Details can be found online at:
First Year Enrollment: 1
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:12
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology-20 hours, anesthesia-120 hours, implants-30 hours, nitrous oxide-12 hours,IV sedation-120 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: Approximately 30 hours a week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, Straumann 
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 75-100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 10%
Percent of Time spent in research: 5%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 80%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: hospital
Associated Hospitals: Rochester Methodist, St. Mary's Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 175 - 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50
Research Requirements: thesis for Master's degree
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Prosthodontics Residency, Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology Fellowship, Orthodontics Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

DISCLAIMER: The American Academy of Periodontology provides online Periodontal Program Information as a resource for dental students and periodontal residents. Individual periodontal programs are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information placed on these pages.

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