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 Frank Roberts, DDS, PhD
Predoctoral Director Frank Roberts, DDS, PhD
Postdoctoral Director I-Chung Wang, DDS, MPH, MS
Dean Gary Chiodo, DMD
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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