Temple University Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address School of Dentistry
3223 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Chair and Postdoctoral Director Keisuke Wada, DDS, PhD, DMSC
Phone: (215) 707-7667
Fax: (215) 707-7669
Email: wadak@temple.edu
Predoctoral Director Dr. Susan Chialastri
Phone: (215) 707-7755
Fax: (215) 707-2439
Email: schialastri@dental.temple.edu
Dean Dr. Amid Ismail
Phone: (215) 707-2799
Fax: (215) 707-3192
Email: ismailai@dental.temple.edu
Website: dentistry.temple.edu/departments/periodontology-and-oral-implantology/graduate-program
Application Deadline: November 1
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 11 full-time, 28 part-time
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: M.S., certificate in perio
Prerequisites: DDS or DMD
Tuition per year: In State: 35,810.00; Out of State:49,714.00
Instruments & Equipment: $5,000 (first year)
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:20
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: See program on www.temple.edu website
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 50%
Type of Implant System Taught: Biohorizons, Nobelbiocare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50-75
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 40%-50%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%-20%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 40%-50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental School, Hospital
Associated Hospitals: Temple Episcopal Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: TBD
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 75-100
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50
Research Requirements: M.S. degree
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Ortho,Endo, AEGD


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