University of Pennsylvania

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address School of Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th Street
Dept. of Periodontics
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030
Chair (Interim) Dana Graves, DDS, DMSc
(215) 898-9068 
Postdoctoral Director Panagiota Stathopoulou, DDS, PhD
Predoctoral Director (Interim) Vu Dang La
(215) 573-6112
Dean Denis Kinane, BDS, PhD
(215) 898-1038
University of Pennsylvania participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: $50 USD (fee is subject to change)
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 7 full-time; 32 part-time (12 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, MS oral biology
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $54,023
Instruments & Equipment: Instruments $5,093; Books $969
Salary and/or Stipend: N/A
First Year Enrollment: 7
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:9
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 40; anesthesia 60; implants 3 years; nitrous oxide 40; IV sedation 120
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 55% of time
Type of Implant System Taught: all
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 20-25 fixtures
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 40%
Percent of Time spent in research: 5%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: Hospital-University of Pennsylvania
On-Call Arrangements: n/a
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: n/a
Research Requirements: n/a
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: yes

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