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
Program Director: Dr. Jack G. Caton (full-time)
Phone: 585-275-8315
Fax: 585-276-1244
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $195
Start Date: last week of June
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
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 Certificate; Preceptorships and Fellowships available; MS available
Prerequisites: National Board Exam (US trained only), TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $36,266 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 Surgery 4 wks; Gen Anes 4 wks; Sedation 6 wks; TMJ & Diagnostic Imaging by arrangement; Lit review and treatment planning 5 hrs/wk.
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hours/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Straumann and others
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 30-40 cases
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: Strong Memorial
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 100
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40-50
Research Requirements: yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes



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