University of North Carolina Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450
Program Director: Dr. Antonio Moretti
Phone: 919-537-3727
Fax: 919-537-3729
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: late June
Accreditation Status: A
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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