Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Department of Graduate Periodontics
3302 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246
Program Director: David G. Kerns, DMD, MS
Phone: 214-828-8140
Fax: 214-874-4532
Email: dkerns@bcd.tamhsc.edu
Website: www.tambcd.edu/
Application Deadline: June 15
Application Fee: $35
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 9 part-time (12 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: GRE, 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 $6,084; second- and third-year $8,946
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 University Medical Center, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, VA Dallas
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 project
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: all specialites available



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