Texas A&M University College of Dentistry

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Chair Thomas G.H. Diekwisch, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Director Carlos Parra, DDS
Predoctoral Director Deborah M. Foyle, DDS, MS, MSc
Dean Dr. Lynne Opperman
Website: https://dentistry.tamu.edu/periodontics/index.html
Texas A&M University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: $35
Start Date: July 3
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 1 full-time; 9 part-time (10 Board-certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 35
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificates/MS
Prerequisites: National Boards, Dental Degree, Current CPR certification, 3 Letters of recommendation, class rank, dental transcripts. TOEFL & ECC if graduate of non-ADA accredited dental school
Tuition per year: $8,724
Instruments & Equipment: Approx. $4,000
Salary and/or Stipend:  
First-Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:16
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: 1-month hospital anesthesia rotation, monthly rotations to affiliated hospitals
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 24+
Type of Implant System Taught: Dentsply, Nobel Biocare, 3i Biomet, Straumann
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 75-90
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: Baylor Medical Center, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Children's Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: Rotating resident call 1 week at a time
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 280-320
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 140-150
Research Requirements: Master's thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: all specialites available

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