University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: OU College of Dentistry
Graduate Periodontics
1201 North Stonewall Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Chair Robin D. Henderson, DMD, MS
Postdoctoral Director Robin D. Henderson, DMD, MS
Predoctoral Director Robin D. Henderson, DMD, MS
Dean Raymond Cohlmia, DDS
Website: dentistry.ouhsc.edux
University of Oklahoma participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 15
Application Fee: $65
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time; 8 part-time (6 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: MS in periodontics, periodontics certificate
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL, dental degree, three letters of recommendation, class rank, GPA, letter describing interest in periodontics
Tuition per year: $7,000 (in-state) $18,000 (out-of-state and international)
Instruments & Equipment: camera $2,500, books and instruments $10,000
Salary and/or Stipend: none
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Emphasis on comprehensive peridontal therapy including implantology and periodontal plastic surgery
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24 hrs/week
Type of Implant System Taught: 3i, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, Astra, Zimmer
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: Cases variable; 60 - 100 fixtures
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental school, hospitals
Associated Hospitals: OU Medical Center ( Three hospitals)
On-Call Arrangements: none
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200+
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40
Research Requirements: Completion of original research project, MS thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: AEGD, OMS, orthodontics

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