University of Minnesota

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: 515 Delaware Street, SE
7-368 Moos Health SciencesTwr
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Attn: Advanced Education in Periodontology
Chair Daniel D. Skaar, DDS, MS, MBA
Postdoctoral Director Flavia Lakschevitz, DDS, PhD, MSc
Predoctoral Director

 Elham Akhlaghi, DDS

Dean Keith Mays, DDS, MS, PhD
University of Minnesota participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: Applications accepted through PASS, we participate in MATCH program
Start Date: 3rd week of May
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time; 6 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: 36 months
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate in Periodontology, option for MS or PhD in related fields
Prerequisites: DDS or DMD Degree, International student are required to submit a TOEFL > 102
Tuition per year: Tuition and fees $20,288, 1st year, $23,729, year 2 and 3
Instruments & Equipment: $4,208 per year
Salary and/or Stipend: $7,700 1st year, $9,832, 2nd and 3rd year
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology 35; anesthesia 45; implants variable 40; nitrous oxide variable 4; IV sedation variable 60
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 28 per week
Type of Implant System Taught: Astra, Nobel Biocar, Zimmer, 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 15-50+ cases with 50 - 100 implants placed
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 15%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: Dental school
Associated Hospitals: Fairview-University of Minnesota Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: Yes, on a rotational basis.
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150-250
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 80-125
Research Requirements: Mentor directed research project with MS or PhD thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: GPR, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Prosthodontics, Orthodontics and TMD

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