Columbia University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dental and Oral Surgery
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Chair Panos N Papapanou DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Philip Kang, DDS
Predoctoral Director Philip Kang, DDS
Dean Christian Stohler, DMD
Columbia University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: July 1
Application Fee: $125
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 34 faculty; 10 board-certified
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: MS/Certificate in periodontics
Prerequisites: Dental degree; TOEFL score for non-U.S.
Tuition per year: $63,428
Instruments & Equipment: $3,128
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 5-6
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology-16;anesthesia-N/A;implants-didactic 64;iv sedation-16 plus two year half day a week rotation;microsurgery-N/A
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: Between 20 to 36 hours/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Nobel Biocare, 3i, Astra, Dentium, Dentatus
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 80-100 cases with an average of 150 fixtures
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 28%
Percent of Time spent in research: 8%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 54%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: n/a
On-Call Arrangements: Day-time only
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200 over three years
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 60
Research Requirements: Yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Yes, in all dental specialties

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