University of North Carolina

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address UNC at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry - Dept of Periodontology
111 Brauer Hall, Campus Box 7450
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450
Chair Cristiano Susin, DDS, MSD, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Ryan Cook, DDS, MS
Predoctoral Director Matthew Mason, DDS, PhD, MS
Dean Julie Byerley, MD, MPH
University of North Carolina participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline August 1
Application Fee n/a
Start Date late June
Accreditation Status A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members 5 full-time; 2 part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school? yes
Length of Program in months 36
State License Required no
Degrees/Certificates Offered certificate + MS, MPH or PhD degree
Prerequisites National Board Exam (preferred), TOEFL (foreign applicants), dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year $11,549 in-state resident; $27,760 out-of-state resident (tuition remission available)
Instruments & Equipment Intraoral camera and laptop computer
Salary and/or Stipend $7,600-$10,000
First Year Enrollment 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants 1:34
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours case analysis 240; literature review 240; anesthesia/sedation 160; implantology 60; oral biology/pathology 148; research design 77
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment >2000
Type of Implant System Taught Dentsply (AstraTech), Straumann
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency 100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars 20%
Percent of Time spent in research 30%
Percent of Time spent in clinical 40%
Percent of Time spent in teaching 10%
Clinical Setting dental school
Associated Hospitals UNC Hospitals
On-Call Arrangements yes
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants) 165
Average Number of Cases completed per residency n/a
Research Requirements original research plus a thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties all specialties

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