University of Washington School of Dentistry

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontics
1959 NE Pacific St
HSC, D-570, Box 357444
Seattle, WA 98195-7444
Chair Richard Darveau, MS, PhD
Predoctoral Director Frank Roberts, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director Douglas R. Dixon, DMD, MSD, PhD
Dean Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS
University of Washington participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: August 1 - early application encouraged
Application Fee: $75
Program Start Date: June
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 8 full time, 12 part time (9 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: MSD, Certificate in Periodontics. PhD in Oral Biology also possible
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, dental degree, letters of recommendation, class rank. TOEFL (600) & GRE for foreign-trained dentists
Tuition per year: Approx. $17,214 in-state resident and $34,530 out-of-state resident
Instruments & Equipment: Instruments $4500; book costs $1600; camera $2,500; laptop
Salary and/or Stipend: None, but some scholarship support available
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:15
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology, anesthesia, implants, nitrous oxide, IV sedation, other rotations
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 20/week
Type of Implant System Taught: 3i, Nobel, Straumann, Astra
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 150+ implants
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 35%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 5%
Clinical Setting: Hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: UW, VA
On-Call Arrangements: During hospital and/or anesthesia rotation; rotated during breaks
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): Approximately 130 without implants
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: >130 including perio and implant cases
Research Requirements: Required research course load and seminars, research projects supported
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: All specialties

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