Dalhousie University

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Faculty of Dentistry
Dalhousie University
5981 University Ave Box 15000
Halifax, NS Canada B3H 4R2
Program Chair/Predoctoral Director Tamara Wright, DDS, Dip.Perio
Postdoctoral Director
Nader Hamdan, BDS, MSc, MDent, FRDC(C)
Dean Ben Davis, DDS
Website: www.dentistry.dal.ca/prospective/GradPerio/
Application Deadline: June 1
Application Fee: $75 (CAD)
Dalhousie University does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Start Date: Mid-June
Accreditation Status: n/a
Number of Faculty Members: 3 Full-time, 10 Part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 34
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Masters in Periodontics
Prerequisites: D.D.S. (or equivalent) from Canada, US, Australia, NZ or Ireland
Tuition per year: $18,030 (CAD)
Instruments & Equipment: $10,764 plus camera (CAD)
Salary and/or Stipend: N/A
First Year Enrollment: 2
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: N/A
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Completion of 20 IV sedation cases; Nitrous, oral sedation
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: ~2500
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel Biocare, Astra Tech, Straumann
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 40-60
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 20%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Dental school
Associated Hospitals: QE 2 Health Sciences
On-Call Arrangements: None required
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 110
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 130
Research Requirements: Paper suitable for publication, presentation at National/International meeting
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Oral surgery, Adult and Pediatric Geneal Practice Residencies

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