NYU Lutheran Dental Medicine

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: NYU Lutheran Dental Medicine
150 55th Street
Brooklyn , New York 11220
Postdoctoral Director Lara Merker, DMD
Website: www.lmcdental.org
Note: NYU Lutheran is not accepting applicants for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Application Deadline: August 1 of the previous year
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: AR - Approval with Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 1 full-time, 4 part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No
Length of Program in months: 36 months
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate in Periodontics
Prerequisites: DDS or DMD from an ADA-accredited American or Canadian dental school. Must be eligible for temporary licensure in the state of New York. All candidates must be proficient in the English language
Tuition per year: $30,000
Instruments & Equipment: TBD
Salary and/or Stipend: $25,000 per year
First Year Enrollment: N/A
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 3:8 (2012 is the first year that the program registered residents)
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: The curriculum plan has been designed to meet the Commission on Dental Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty in Periodontics
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 65% in PGY1, 65% in PGY2 and 70% in PGY3
Type of Implant System Taught: Zimmer and Straumann as the main systems. The residents will be exposed to more systems later in their residency.
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50 implant cases
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 23%
Percent of Time spent in research: 6%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 68%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 3%
Clinical Setting: N/A
Associated Hospitals: Brooklyn Heights Center, LMC Main Center, Park Ridge
On-Call Arrangements: None
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): TBD
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: TBD
Research Requirements: Research paper and a poster
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Pediatric Dentistry and Endodontics. Additional postdoctoral programs include GPR, AEGD, Orofacial Pain and Dental Anesthesiology

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