Case Western Reserve University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.

Address: School of Dentistry
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-4905
Chair /
Postdoctoral Director
Nabil F Bissada DDS,MSD
(216) 368-6752
nabil.bissada@case.edu
Predoctoral Director Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD
(216) 368-6300
leena.palomo@case.edu
Dean Kenneth B Chance
(216) 368-3266
Kenneth.B.Chance@case.edu
Website: dental.case.edu/periodontics/
Case Western Reserve University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 15
Application Fee: $145
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 12 part-time (10 faculty members are 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: Certificate in Periodontics, Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD)
Prerequisites: National Board Exam (US grads), TOEFL (non-US grads), dental degree, GRE, 3 letters of recommendation, upper 33.3% class rank
Tuition per year: $53,070 (years 1 & 2); $2,210 (year 3) 
Instruments & Equipment: $7,000 - 8,000
Salary and/or Stipend: $50,860
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:16
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology and medicine-40 hours; IV sedation, nitrous oxide-80 hours;implants-160 hours; anesthesia-15 hours
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hours per week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, Strauman, Zimmer, Biohorizon
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 75-100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic
On-Call Arrangements: Yes
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50
Research Requirements: yes - clinical project, (thesis)
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: oral surgery, orthodontics, endodontics, AEGD, pediatric dentistry

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