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 Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD, MMSc
(919) 4537-3205
Postdoctoral Director Antonio Moretti, DDS, MS
(919) 537-3727
Predoctoral Director Jonathan Reside, DDS, MS
(919) 537-3727
Dean Dr. Scott De Rossie
(919) 537-3236
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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