United States Air Force

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Wilford Hall 59th Medical Wing
2133 Pepperrell Street, Building 3352
Joint Base San Antonio
Lackland, TX 78236
Postdoctoral Director Brian J. Alent, DDS
Dean Drew W. Fallis, DDS
Note: Military programs are not eligible to participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: June 10
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time (5 faculty members are board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: MS in Dental Science
Prerequisites: dental degree, GRE, letters of recommendation, class rank
Tuition per year: n/a
Instruments & Equipment: n/a
Salary and/or Stipend: Commensurate with military rank and time in service
First Year Enrollment: 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: n/a
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 112, anesthesia 144, implants 65, nitrous oxide 15, IV sedation 72, orofacial pain 56, physical diagnosis 16
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 2000
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, 3i
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50-70
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 36%
Percent of Time spent in research: 18%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 45%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 1%
Clinical Setting: hospital, dental school
Associated Hospitals: Wilford Hall 59th Medical Wing
On-Call Arrangements: all residents pull call
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150-175
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 90-100
Research Requirements: Master of Science Degree research and thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry

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