University of Tennessee Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: College of Dentistry Department of Periodontology
875 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Program Director: Paul S. Bland, DDS Interim Director
Phone: 901-448-6242
Fax: 901-448-1294
Application Deadline: April 15
Application Fee: free online
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 6 full-time, 5 Board certified, 5 part-time
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/MSD
Prerequisites: Graduate from an ADA accredited dental program
Tuition per year: none
Instruments & Equipment: $4500
Salary and/or Stipend: $16,000/year
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 9:1
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: 60 hours: sedation, nitrous oxide, anesthesia. 40 hours: pathology. 50 hours: Implants. 30 hours: Specialized surgical procedures
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 3 days per week
Type of Implant System Taught: All systems
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 65
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 20%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Periodontal department within dental school
Associated Hospitals: VA MC Memphis
On-Call Arrangements: once per month
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 120
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 45
Research Requirements: Master's Manuscript/Thesis submitted for publication
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Prostho, Ortho, Endo, OMFS, Pedo


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