West Virginia University

Contact information for the directors, chair, and dean of this dentistry school's program in periodontics.
Address School of Dentistry
Department of Periodontics
P.O. Box 9490
Morgantown, WV 26506-9490
Chair Arif Salman
Postdoctoral Director Arif Salman                                                                 

Stephen Pachuta
304-293-2521                                                            Stephen.Pachuta@hsc.wvu.edu 

Website dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/education/programs/graduate-programs/
West Virginia University participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline August 30
Application Fee $60
Start Date July 1
Accreditation Status: IA - Initial Accreditation
Number of Faculty Members 5
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?  
Length of Program in months 34
State License Required Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered Certificate and Master of Science
Prerequisites NBDE part I and II
Tuition per year 20.000 in state, 40.000 out of state for year 1 and 2
Instruments & Equipment 5,000
Salary and/or Stipend Stipend and tuition waiver for the 3rd year
First Year Enrollment 1
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants n/a
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours 120 hours Anesthesia ( IV sedation, Nitrous oxide); 20 hours Pathology; 10 Hours microsurgery; 12 Hours Laser surgery
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment 2 and half days a week
Type of Implant System Taught Straumann, Zimmer, Astra, Nobelbiocare
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency 40
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars 30%
Percent of Time spent in research 5-20%
Percent of Time spent in clinical 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching 10%
Clinical Setting Dental Clinic
Associated Hospitals WVU Hospitals
On-Call Arrangements yes
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants) 120
Average Number of Cases completed per residency 15
Research Requirements yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral surgery

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