University of Toronto Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: 124 Edward Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6
Program Director: Dr. Jim Yuan Lai
Phone: (416) 979-4928, Ext 4407
Fax: (416) 979-4936
Application Deadline: June1
Application Fee: $250
Start Date: July 2
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 5 Full-time, 4 Half-time, 15 Part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: MSc, PhD
Prerequisites: Dental degree
Tuition per year: $23,082 (domestic), $47,831 (international)
Instruments & Equipment: $1,959
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: Up to 4
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:7
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: Completion of 20 IV sedation cases
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 2,352 over 3 years
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel, Straumann, Biomet 3i, Astra
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 60
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 15%
Percent of Time spent in research: 35%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 50%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: n/a
Clinical Setting: Hospital (20%); dental school (80%)
Associated Hospitals: Mount Sinai Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: Mount Sinai Hospital
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 110 per year
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 175
Research Requirements: oral defense of written research thesis; paper suitable for publication
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: all other specialties


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