Oregon Health & Science University Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics
School of Dentistry
611 SW Campus Dr., SD 177
Portland, OR 97239-3097
Program Director: Winthrop B. Carter, DDS
Phone: 503-494-8874
Fax: 503-418-2001
Email: sodadmit@ohsu.edu
Website: www.ohsu.edu/sod-Periodon/
Application Deadline: PASS, early August
Application Fee: $75
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 2 full-time; 9 part-time (6 faculty members are 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: Certificate of Specialty
Prerequisites: National Board Exam-Part 1, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $19,418 state residents; $25,084 non-state residents
Instruments & Equipment: $52,000/36 months
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 3 residents/year
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Pathology, 2 terms; anesthesia, 5-week hospital rotation; implants, all 3 years; nitrous oxide + IV sedation, all 3 years; micro periodontal plastic surgery, all 3 years
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 30/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Astra, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, 3I, 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%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 80-100%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5-10%
Clinical Setting: School of Dentistry
Associated Hospitals: OHSU Hospitals and Clinics, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland Veterans Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: All dental school on-call schedule; periodontal specialty on-call schedule
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 140/year
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50-100
Research Requirements: Research project required to complete the residency
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Orthodontics, endodontics, oral & maxillofacial surgery, pediatric


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