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  Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS
Postdoctoral Director Joseph Fiorellini, DMD
Predoctoral Director (Interim) Yu Cheng Chang
Dean Mark Wolff, DDS, PhD
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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