Oregon Health & Science University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address Oregon Health & Science University
School of Dentistry
2730 SW Moody Ave SD PERI
Portland, OR 97201-5042
Chair James Katancik, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Panagiota Stathopoulou, DMD, PhD
Predoctoral Director Joseph V. Califano, DDS, PhD
Dean Phillip Marucha, DMD
Website: http://www.ohsu.edu
Oregon Health & Science University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: PASS, early August
Application Fee: $75
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 6 full-time (6 Board certified); 8 part-time (5 Board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: MS; Certificate in Periodontics
Prerequisites: NBDE-I, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $45,000 in-state; $53,000 out-of-state
Instruments & Equipment: $3,400
Salary and/or Stipend: $20,000
First Year Enrollment: 3 residents/year
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology (2 terms); minimal and moderate sedation (according to ADA guidelines); hospital anesthesia rotation (2 weeks); VA rotation (1 year); implants (3 years); periodontal plastic surgery (3 years)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 30/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Astra, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, Zimmer
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 80-100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 5-10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60-70%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5-10%
Clinical Setting: School of Dentistry
Associated Hospitals: OHSU Hospital, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland V Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: First-year rotating weekly
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 450
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50-100
Research Requirements: Research project required; MS optional
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, OMFS, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, GPR

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