University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: University of Rochester
Eastman Institute for Oral Health
625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Chair Jack Caton
585-275-1142
jack_caton@urmc.rochester.edu
Postdoctoral Director Alexandra Tsigarida, DDS, MS
585-276-7860
alexandra_tsigarida@urmc.rochester.edu
Dean Eli Eliav, DMD, PhD
585-275-5688
Eli_Eliav@urmc.rochester.edu
urmc.rochester.edu/dentistry/education/periodontology.aspx
University of Rochester participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $195
Start Date: Third week of June
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time, 10 part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 36 months
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery Certificate; Preceptorship available; MS and PhD available
Prerequisites: TOEFL, National Board Exam (US trained only), Dental Degree, Thriee letters of recommendation, Class rank
Tuition per year: $45,000 for international students
Instruments & Equipment: Camera $3,000; instrument fee $3,500/year
Salary and/or Stipend: Graduate Medical Education funding for tuition/stipend for U.S. and Canadian trained citizens
First Year Enrollment: 2 or 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Rotations: Oral Pathology, General Anesthesia rotation 6 weeks; OMFS/IV Sedation twice per month; Lit review and treatment planning 5 hrs/wk.
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hours/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann, Zimmer, Biohorizons
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50-60 cases, 80-150 implants 
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 7.5%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 7.5%
Clinical Setting: Dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: Strong Memorial
On-Call Arrangements: None
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40-50
Research Requirements: All residents are required to complete research projects whether pursuing a Master's degree or not.
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Advanced Education in General Dentistry, General Practice Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Orofacial Pain/Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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