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
Postdoctoral Director Kelly B. Williams DMD
Predoctoral Director Ali Seyedain, DMD
Dean Thomas W Braun, DMD, MS, PhD
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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