United States Navy

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address Naval Postgraduate Dental School
8995 Wood Road
Bethesda, MD 20889-5628
Chair Dr. Ivan Roman
(301) 295-0077 or (301)295-0189
ivan.roman2.mil@mail.mil
Postdoctoral Director Dr. Jeffrey Wessel
(301) 400-1011
jeffrey.r.wessel2.mil@mail.mil
Dean Capt. Sean Meehan
sean.c.meehan.mil@mail.mil
Note: Military programs are not eligible to participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: n/a
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 4 full-time (4 faculty members are board certified)
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No must be on active duty in US military
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: certificate, Master's
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, dental degree, letters of recommendation, interview
Tuition per year: n/a
Instruments & Equipment: n/a
Salary and/or Stipend: only commission officers in Navy dental corps
First Year Enrollment: n/a
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: n/a
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 160; anesthesia 500; implants 800; nitrous oxide 16; IV sedation 120; other rotations 800
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 30/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, 3i, Southern
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 50
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 33%
Percent of Time spent in research: 6%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 1%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: n/a
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 50
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 40
Research Requirements: mandatory research leading to preparation of paper for publication; master's degree
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: endodontics, prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthetics, oral pathology, oral pain, AEGD 1 and 2

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