University of British Columbia Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: Graduate Periodontics Program
2199 Wesbrook Mall Vancouver, BC V6N 2G5
Chair /
Predoctoral Director
Hannu S Larjava
Phone: (604) 822-6822
Postdoctoral Director Georgios Giannelis
Phone: (604) 822-3863
Dean Charles Shuler, BSc, DMD, PhD
Phone: (604) 822-5773
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: mid August
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 8 part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: Yes
Length of Program in months: 36 months
State License Required: No
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Masters of Dental Science/Diploma in Periodontics
Prerequisites: TOEFL 580, dental degree, class rank, reference letters and more
Tuition per year: $5,000
Instruments & Equipment: Non-tuition "Clinical Program" fee of $27,000
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: n/a
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: IV sedation certification
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 18-20 hours/week
Type of Implant System Taught: Nobel, Straumann, Astra Tech, Dentsply
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 40-80 implants + Multiple Bone Graft Cases
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 0%
Percent of Time spent in research: 30%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 10%
Clinical Setting: Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre (new state-of-the-art clinic)
Associated Hospitals: Vancouver General Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: n/a
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 120
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 20 New Cases; 50-90 of Referred Prescription Surgery Cases
Research Requirements: M.Sc. Thesis
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pedodontics


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