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
110 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103-2400
Program Director: Andrew J. Sullivan, DDS
Phone: 973-972-4210
Fax: 973-972-3884
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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