United States Navy Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Naval Postgraduate Dental School
8955 Wood Road
Bethesda, MD 20889-5628
Program Director: Matthew B Miller, DDS, MS
Phone: (301) 319-4674 Front Desk: (301)295-0077
Fax: (301) 295-5767
Email: Matthew.b.miller15.mil@mail.mil
Website: n/a
Application Deadline: n/a
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
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
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
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 20-25
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 35%
Percent of Time spent in research: 15%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 0%
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): 200
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 medicine, 2-year comprehensive dentistry


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