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.
Email: diekwisch@bcd.tamhsc.edu
Postdoctoral Director Garth R. Griffiths, DDS, MS
Phone: (214) 828-8145
Fax: (214) 874-4563
Email: dkerns@bcd.tamhsc.edu
Predoctoral Director Deborah M. Foyle DDS, MS, MSc
Phone: (214) 828-8913
Email: dfoyle@tamhsc.edu
Dean Lawrence E. Wolinsky, DMD, PhD
Phone: (214) 828-8300
Fax: (214) 874-4536
Email: wolinsky@bcd.tamhsc.edu
Website: https://dentistry.tamhsc.edu/periodontics/index.html
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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