Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Dept. of Periodontics
110 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103-2400
Predoctoral Director Joel Pascuzzi, DMD
Phone: (973) 972-5472
Fax: (973) 972-3884
Chair Andrew J. Sullivan, DDS
Phone: (973) 972-4210
Fax: (973) 972-3884
Postdoctoral Director Emil Cappetta DMD
Phone: (973) 972-4560
Fax: (973) 972-3884
Dean Cecile Feldman
Phone: (973) 972-4633
Fax: (973) 972-3689
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 15 part-time (9 board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: yes
Length of Program in months: 34
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate or Certificate plus M.S.
Prerequisites: National Board Exam (US and Canadian applicants), dental degree, GRE, letters of recommendation, class rank, GPR
Tuition per year: $44,000
Instruments & Equipment: Approximately $5,000
Salary and/or Stipend: n/a
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 4:35
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Conscious sedation 40 hours, implant didactic 28 hours, nitrous oxide 9 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel, Zimmer, Biomet 3i, Hiossen, Strauman, Biohorizon
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 100+ fixtures
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 5%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 65%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: n/a
On-Call Arrangements: n/a
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 125+
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 25
Research Requirements: yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: all specialties


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