University of Nebraska Medical Center

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Dentistry
40th and Holdrege
Lincoln, NE 68583-0740
Chair J Bruce Bavitz DDS
Phone: (402) 472-1314
Fax: (402) 472-5290
Postdoctoral Director Matthew R. Byarlay DDS
Phone: (402) 472-1316
Fax: (402) 472-6681
Predoctoral Director Richard A Reinhardt DDS
Phone: (402) 472-1287
Fax: (402) 472-5290
Dean Janet M. Guthmiller, DDS
Phone: (402) 472-1372
Fax: (402) 472-6681
Application Deadline: July 15
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 12 part-time (9 faculty members are board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No
Length of Program in months: 34-36 months
State License Required: Yes. A resident's license issued by NE State Board if licensed in another state or passed a regional licensing testing service.
Degrees/Certificates Offered: certificate of specialization in periodontics/MS optional
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, dental degree
Tuition per year: $7,526
Instruments & Equipment: all instruments provided except camera
Salary and/or Stipend: $18,000
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:12
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology didactic: 32 hours; pathology clinical: >96 hours; conscious sedation didactic (IV, N202): 32 hours; general anesthesia rotation: 4 weeks; ACLS certification; implantology didactic: 64 hours plus weekly seminars
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24-28/week
Types of Implant Systems Taught: Nobel-Biocare, Straumann ITI
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 45-50 cases (number of implants: 90-140)
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 22%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 65%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 3%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: VA Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, UNMC Medical Center, Omaha, VA Medical Center, Omaha
On-Call Arrangements: 4-5 weeks
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 245
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50
Research Requirements: yes for MS (MS optional)
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry


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