University of Pittsburgh

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry
B94 Salk Hall
3501 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Chair Charles Sfeir DDS, PhD
(412) 648-1949
Postdoctoral Director Kelly B. Williams D.M.D.
(412) 648-8837
Predoctoral Director Ali Seyedain, DMD
(412) 648-8596
Dean Thomas W Braun
(412) 648-1938
University of Pittsburgh participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 3
Application Fee: $50
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time; 8 part-time; 5 faculty 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, MDS, MPH
Prerequisites: National Boards, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: $37,726 in-state, $46,606 out-of-state. Third year, no tuition. Most residents are able to attain in-state status.
Instruments & Equipment: $3,163
Salary and/or Stipend: $25,000 all three years
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:20
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: variable/65; IV sedation variable/30; cert. in IV possible
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare; 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 75-115 fixtures, prosthetic rehabilitation, if interested, is available
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental school
Associated Hospitals: VA, UPMC
On-Call Arrangements: Once a month
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 180
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 25
Research Requirements: Masters track is available, but not required
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: AEGD, GPR, Ortho, Prosth, Endo, Pedo, PMFS, Oral Path

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