Medical University of South Carolina

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Division of Periodontics
173 Ashley Avenue
119 BSB  MSC  507
Charleston, SC 29425
Chair /
Predoctoral Director
Robert G. Gellin, DDS
Postdoctoral Director Michael Cuenin, DMD
Dean Sarandeep Huja, DDS, Phd
Website: Postgraduate Periodontics
Medical University of South Carolina participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 7 part-time (all full-time and 2 part-time 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, MSD, MS
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, Dental Degree, GRE (for MS in Basic Science), Letters of Recommendation, Class rank upper 50%
Tuition per year: Approximately $15,000
Instruments & Equipment: purchase own camera
Salary and/or Stipend: $10,000 per year
First Year Enrollment: 2-3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: General anesthesia (6 weeks); implants (40 didactic hours); conscious sedation (60 didactic hours, 50+ cases)
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Zimmer, 3i, Nobel
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 60-80 implants placed
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 25%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: Medical University of South Carolina Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: one week every six weeks
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: n/a
Research Requirements: Completion of a research project, thesis and defense of that thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Endodontics and Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

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