University of Missouri Kansas City Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry
650 East 25th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108-2795
Program Director: Keerthana Satheesh
Phone: 816-235-2075
Fax: 816-235-5472
Application Deadline: August 15 (all applications through PASS)
Application Fee: $35
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time (all 4 Board-certified), 5 part-time (4 Board-certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: no
Length of Program in months: A minimum of 30 months
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate in Perio. Optional MS (Oral and Craniofacial Sciences)
Prerequisites: Dental Degree from US or Canadian Dental School accredited by CODA
Tuition per year: approximately $20,300 in-state; $35,600 out-of-state
Instruments & Equipment: ICIMS Instrument Rental ($10,000 over duration of program); student purchases  camera
Salary and/or Stipend: No salary, stipend only starting in 2015. 18-20K per year. Contact program for details
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:13
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Meets ADA standards and requirements; Includes Pathology, 32 hours; General Anesthesia rotation, 4 weeks; Implantology Didactic, 64 hours; Conscious Sedation Didactic, 32 hours; Pharmacology, 32 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 60% of residency, 24-28 hrs/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Nobel Biocare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50-75
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: Truman Medical Center-Lakewood (Anesthesia rotation); Childrens Mercy
On-Call Arrangements: scheduled on-call arrangements during extended breaks
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 100
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 25
Research Requirements: Independent research, Thesis (MS), Manuscript for publication
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Pediatric Dentistry; Endodontics; Orthodontics and Craniofacial Ortho


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