University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Department of Periodontics
7500 Cambridge Street
Houston, TX 77054
Chair Nikola Angelov, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Srinivas Ayilavarapu, BDS, DSc
Predoctoral Director Karren Komitas, DMD, PhD, MDSc
Dean John A. Valenza, DDS
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $55
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 9 full-time (all board certified) 7 part-time (all 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: Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD)

National Board Parts I and II, Letters of recommendation. International Applicants-NBDE I&II/INDBE/ADAT

Tuition per year: $5000/yr in-state $15,000/yr out-of-state; student fees: add $5,000 per students
Instruments & Equipment: $2000/yr instrument rental fee; intraoral camera
Salary and/or Stipend: none
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:5
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 100; anesthesia 160; implants 300; nitrous oxide 100; IV sedation 120; other rotations 220
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: approximately 20/week
Implant Systems Taught: Straumann, Astra, Nobel Biocare, BioHorizons, Zimmer, fully digital guided system available
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 65-85 per resident
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: hospital, dental, off-site clinic
Associated Hospitals: Hermann Memorial Hospital, LBJ Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: residents take one-week turns taking first call
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 275-350
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 150
Research Requirements: Master's Thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, and dental public health

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